Where to stay around Indre-et-Loire?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,245 holiday lettings near Indre-et-Loire. From 553 houses to 268 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 Indre-et-Loire is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Indre-et-Loire?

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

  • Tours: 381 holiday homes
  • Amboise: 411 holiday homes
  • Chinon: 301 holiday homes
  • Loches: 173 holiday homes
  • Rivière: 250 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Indre-et-Loire! 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 Indre-et-Loire?

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

  • Tours: 381 holiday lettings
  • Amboise: 411 holiday lettings
  • Chinon: 301 holiday lettings
  • Loches: 173 holiday lettings
  • Rivière: 250 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 Indre-et-Loire?

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 Indre-et-Loire are:

  • Amboise (XAM): 783 self catering accommodations
  • Val De Loire Airport (TUF): 691 self catering accommodations
  • Saint-Pierre-des-Corps Airport (XSH): 716 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 Indre-et-Loire?

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

  • Priory of Lavaray: 627 holiday rentals
  • Chateau d'Amboise: 798 holiday rentals
  • Maison de la Riviere: 624 holiday rentals
  • Tours Cathedral: 681 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de Chenonceau: 862 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Indre-et-Loire 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.

Make a holiday rental villa or chateaux in Indre-et-Loire, France your home away from home

Indre-et-Loire is one of the departments of central France with exceptional heritage and a wealth of both historic and artistic wonders. Located in the Val de Loire region, self catering accommodation in Indre-et-Loire is a favourite with those wishing to investigate the Loire Valley at their own pace. Indre-et-Loire is primarily a rural department, in which the traditional rural French way of life is still very much alive.

Things to do on holiday in Indre-et-Loire, France

The area is renowned not only for Renaissance masterpieces but a huge number of magnificent castles and chateaux, many of which have been declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO. The lush rolling countryside is covered with stately mansions, chateau and castles which give the department a regal yet relaxed atmosphere, superb for investigation on foot or by bicycle from ant of the holiday accommodation in Indre-et-Loire. The Castles of Chenonceau, Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Rivau and Langeais are particularly worth visiting when you stay in an Indre et Loire holiday rental.

The area is not only known for its castles and chateaux. Indre-et-Loire is a huge wine producing region, which perfectly compliments the delicious cuisine which has kept holiday makers returning to their self catering gites in Indre et Loire every year.

Walking and cycling holidays from a holiday rental in Indre et Loire are a magnificent option. The lush, un-spoilt countryside makes an ideal backdrop for relaxing strolls or strenuous hikes from chateau to chateau. Walks along the banks of the Indre and Loire rivers with a fishing rod make for a fantastic day out.

Places to holiday in Indre-et-Loire, France

Tours is a beautiful city of history, art, and luxury. The stunningly flamboyant Renaissance buildings which make up the centre of the town make spectacular viewing, especially under lights at night. Walking, cycling and wine tours of the department often originate from Tours.

Weather in Indre-et-Loire, France

With a mild temperate climate, Indre-et-Loire has extremely pleasant summer temperatures, with summer averages hovering around the 26°C mark. Winters are cool but not cold, averaging around 7°C in December and January.

Flights to Indre-et-Loire, France

Direct flights to Indre-et-Loire land at the small airport of Tours (TUF) from London Stansted (STN). Alternatively, the TGV only takes 5 hours from London, making a holiday rental in Indre-et-Loire effortlessly accessible.

Sightseeing in and around Indre-et-Loire

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Indre-et-Loire a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chateau de Nitray (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Domaine Sylvain Gaudron (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Grand Aquarium of Touraine (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Domaine Nicolas Paget (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Mini-Chateaux Park (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Saint-Benoit Aventure (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Indre-et-Loire

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

  • Botanical Garden (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Pagoda of Chanteloup (16 mi / 25.7 km)