: Tours (connection London, Porto)
: Tours - Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
Ideal location to discover the Loire Valley Castles: Azay-le-Rideau, Villandry, Rigny-Ussé, Saché, Amboise, Chaumont, Chenonceau, Chambord.
The richness of this historical heritage makes the outing possibilities endless. The Fontevraud Abbey, the city of Richelieu, the house of Rabelais or Balzac, but also the toglodytic dwellings, the parks and gardens.
The house, on the AOC (Appellation d'Origine Controlée) Route Touraine-Azay, Chinon and Bourgueil, is an excellent starting point to visit the vineyards and cellars of the Val de Loire wines.
Children: the 'Loire à vélo' itinerary, canoeing, tree-climbing park, zoo, Futuroscope 1 hour away by motorway (non-exhaustive list). Nice walks and picnic in the Chinon forest (500 m away).
Golf, outdoor concerts, flea markets,
Tours 30 km away, Saumur 40 km away, Azay-le-Rideau 3 km away (all shops)
Tours 55 min away from Paris by TGV, 3 hours from Brussels by Thalys, and 1:30 away from London by direct flight. Ferry boat by Caen (3)
Golf: 7 golf courses nearby: Touraine Golf (Ballan-Miré) 15 min away; Golf de La Gloriette (Tours) 20 min away; Golf d'Ardrée (Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher); Golf de Fleuray (Cangey); Golf de la Cisse (Vouvray); Golf de Loches-Verneuil; Golf du Château des Sept Tours. You will find any further information on their websites.