Where to stay around Loir-et-Cher?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 644 holiday lettings near Loir-et-Cher. From 268 houses to 155 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Loir-et-Cher is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Loir-et-Cher?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Loir-et-Cher. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Blois: 312 holiday homes
  • Chambord: 219 holiday homes
  • Saint-Aignan: 216 holiday homes
  • Montrichard: 337 holiday homes
  • Vendôme: 30 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Loir-et-Cher! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Loir-et-Cher?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Loir-et-Cher with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Blois: 312 holiday lettings
  • Chambord: 219 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Aignan: 216 holiday lettings
  • Montrichard: 337 holiday lettings
  • Vendôme: 30 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Loir-et-Cher?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Loir-et-Cher are:

  • Blois (XBQ): 406 self catering accommodations
  • Amboise (XAM): 783 self catering accommodations
  • Vierzon (XVZ): 55 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Loir-et-Cher?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Loir-et-Cher. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • ZooParc de Beauval: 450 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de Blois: 482 holiday rentals
  • La Magnanerie: 793 holiday rentals
  • Blois-Chambord Station: 480 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de Chaumont: 726 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Loir-et-Cher listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental house or villa in Loir et Cher, France your home away from home

The department of Loir et Cher is located in the north of the Loire Valley, France. Loir et Cher is a quaint, rural area of France, which has a very loyal, loving set of tourists who return to their Loir et Cher holiday accommodation every year, paying the department the ultimate compliment as a holiday destination, particularly with those who have a penchant for the outdoors and outdoor sports.

Things to do in Loir et Cher, France

The Loir et Cher countryside is adorned with some of the finest historical castles in France, from the elegant Chateau de Chambord to the huge Chateau de Blois. Travelling the Loir et Cher countryside slowly is the best way in which to explore, walking through the lush river valleys or taking a horse or mountain bike through the hills and woodland areas which make up much of Loir et Cher.

There are around 20 different wines produced in Loir et Cher, including Sauvinon and Pinot, making Loir et Cher villas and chateaux very popular types of accommodation for wine tasting holidays. The luxury and grandeur of a rental chateau is ideal for ensuring that your wine tasting holiday is a real experience of indulgence and good living, especially when you consider the rich cheese making heritage of the area too.

Places to holiday in Loir et Cher, France

Blois, the departmental capital, is a very popular place to take holiday accommodation in Loir et Cher. Famous for its historical prowess and its royal past, Blois has an air of sophistication, and is an ideal location for walkers to visit due to the surrounding forests of Russy and Boulogne.

Weather in Loir et Cher, France

The Loir et Cher department is dry and warm during the summer, wet in the autumn and surprisingly dry and mild during the winter. In summer, average temperatures soar to around 28°C, drawing people towards the rivers and shaded woodland for walking, swimming and kayaking. During spring and autumn, when temperatures are beautifully warm, although showers are certainly not out of the question, walkers and riders flock to the area to enjoy the fresh, peaceful countryside.

Flights to Loir et Cher, France

Travelling from Britain, visitors to Loir et Cher property must first take a flight to Tours (TUF) or Paris (CDG) Airport, or get the Eurostar to Le Mans. Both airports receive direct flights from across the UK, especially Paris, so reaching your holiday retreat should not pose too many headaches. Upon arrival at either airport, you can either take a hire car of use the extensive public transport networks.

Activities and attractions in and around Loir-et-Cher

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Loir-et-Cher has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Reserve de Beaumarchais (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Mini-Chateaux Park (25.1 mi / 40.4 km)
  • Zoo Parc Beauval (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
  • Caves du Pere Auguste (26.3 mi / 42.3 km)
  • Grand Aquarium of Touraine (28.8 mi / 46.3 km)
  • Domaine Sylvain Gaudron (29.9 mi / 48.2 km)

Exploring the natural features in Loir-et-Cher

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Loir-et-Cher is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pagoda of Chanteloup (26.5 mi / 42.6 km)
  • Parc de la Fosse (29.2 mi / 47 km)