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Make a holiday rental apartment or property in Indre, France your home away from home

Located in the Loire Valley, Indre, the ‘hidden France’, is a beautiful rural department hidden from the mass tourist market between the Massif Central and the Loire Valley. Considered to be the most attractive part of the Val de Loire, Indre is also known for its cuisine, most notably its goat’s cheeses and pies. This area is still unknown and unspoilt by the tourist trade, allowing visitors to get a real taste of authentic French life.

Things to do on holiday in Indre, France

If you take a self catering Indre property you will be certain to relax and return home refreshed. The wonderfully natural open countryside is a delightful place to unwind, either walking along river banks, cycling down small winding roads or riding in green fields. Along your way you will be able to explore some of the 80 small churches and 100 castles which still dominate the landscape today. The most famous castles, which form the ‘golden triangle’, Bulges, Argy and Valencay should be very near the top of the list of attractions for anyone staying in Indre property, and during September, they also become host to the music festival.

Indre is a hotbed for wine too. A self catering Indre property is ideal for wine tasting holidays, as there are many vineyards in Indre that provide tours and sampling days to the public. Lessons in wine tasting can be taken around the department if your interest in wine so far has only been in the odd glass in the evening!

The Brenne National Park is a lovely place to walk and fish. Fishermen will love the ‘country of a thousand lakes’ as it is known, and there is a huge range of flora and fauna growing here too. Despite its location almost right in the centre of France, Indre does offer beaches! The lake shores are often covered in sand, and there are a range of water sports available including sailing and windsurfing.

Places to holiday in Indre, France

The departmental capital, Chateauroux, is the cultural centre of Indre. It is home to a large number of festivals and fairs throughout the year, especially during the summer.

Weather in Indre, France

The mild climate of Indre is a blessing for walkers, riders and cyclists staying in a self catering Indre property over the summer. Whilst temperatures are hot, reaching into the 30’s (°C) almost every day during the summer, temperatures are never scorching, as averages in July and August stay at around 28°C. In winter, averages drop to around 7°C.

Flights to Indre, France

The closest airport to a villa or property in Indre is Tours (TUF), which is serviced from the UK by Ryanair. You can also reach Tours by train, running from the Channel Tunnel via Paris. It takes just over an hour to reach a property in Indre from Tours, and many visitors prefer to take their car and drive, either from the Channel Tunnel or from the ports of Cherbourg, Caen or St Malo.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful traditional french cottage in a peaceful Idyllic setting.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had the most relaxing holiday ever in this beautiful cottage. Whilst the setting is quiet and unspoilt the local shops cater for everything you need from croissants and baguettes and fresh produce to excellent wines as only the French can. The outside space is fabulous with lots of trees for shade; a great pool to cool off in with views over the local countryside. The cottage is very spacious but still cosy with a very traditional feel about it. In fact we really fell in love with the place and can't wait to return.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                                                                                      Large and well equipped holiday home

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Alain and Fabienne were most welcoming and they had left us a lovely welcome pack of local produce. Although we were just a couple staying there I noted that it was extremely well equipped for children to stay there. The accommodation is large, clean and the kitchen is well equipped. The weather was not at its best when we visited but we still managed to enjoy many meals outside in the extensive grounds of the house. The setting is very tranquil and we enjoyed a very relaxing visit. I highly recommend this property.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic property, flexible for small and large groups with everything you could possibly need

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                                                                                                      Michel and his wife welcomed us on the day of arrival and gave us a comprehensive tour of the property and explained all there is to know. This certainly made it a lot easier to find everything during our stay. We rented the entire property including the large but also the smaller house which are attached, making it easy for a big group to be together under one roof, but also to have enough space at the same time. The rooms are comfortable and there are a lot of bathrooms so again, very useful for large groups. The swimming pool/BBQ area is fantastic. Good few lounge chairs and plastic cups provided so no glass at the pool for safety reasons which we thought was great. Large living room space so that everyone can hang out as well with an array of television channels available as well. The local area is lovely. You're a little drive from the supermarket, local markets and there is a great castle region slightly north which is about an hour drive. Chenonceaux one of our favourites and Monmousseau wine caves in Montrichard another must see. All in all, fantastic stay, great location, very comfortable, we'll certainly be back. Thanks a lot for making us comfortable during our stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2016