Discover the castles and museums in indre-et-loire

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Touraine offers a unique heritage thanks to its historical wealth and diversity from prehistory to our days, each eras have left exceptional architectural evidences.


Cité royale de Loches

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Loches is a commune located in the Indre-et-Loire department in the Centre region.

Things to see:

  1. The Dungeon
  2. The 'Logis Royal'
  3. Saint-Ours collegial
  4. The 'Maison Lansyer'
  5. The Chancellerie
  6. The St-Antoine tower
  7. The 'Porte des Cordeliers'
  8. The 'Carrière de Vignemont'
  9. Sansac manor

Accommodation nearby

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Les Coteaux du Lac

  • Chemille-sur-indrois
  • 02 47 92 77 83
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51
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Hôtel Le Pigeonnier de Fombêche

  • Saint-martin-le-beau
  • 02 47 50 20 90

Royal fortress of Chinon

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The castle of Chinon is part of the Loire castles that have host the King of France. It is built on old roman fortifications.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel le Lion d'Or

  • Chinon
  • 02 47 81 20 20
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Les roulottes de Ligéris

  • Rivarennes
  • 02 47 95 47 62
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Les attelages de la Gadouillère

  • Rivarennes
  • 02 47 95 47 62

Musée Rabelais

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La Devinière, the 15th-century country house where François Rabelais was born, is situated in Seuilly, in the heart of the Chinon vineyards. Site of the "Picrocholine" wars, the literary museum pays tribute to the author of Gargantua and Pantagruel.


Accommodation nearby

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Kyriad Tours - Saint Pierre des Corps

  • Saint-pierre-des-corps
  • 02 47 44 30 40
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  • Luynes
  • 06 51 12 80 34
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Hôtel Le Pigeonnier de Fombêche

  • Saint-martin-le-beau
  • 02 47 50 20 90
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51

Musée Balzac

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The castle of Saché, located in Touraine, was an inspiring place for Honoré de Balzac.


Accommodation nearby

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Les attelages de la Gadouillère

  • Rivarennes
  • 02 47 95 47 62
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Les roulottes de Ligéris

  • Rivarennes
  • 02 47 95 47 62
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51

Ronsard's residence

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Discover the latest residence of Pierre de Ronsard and the gardens of Saint-Cosme priory.


Accommodation nearby

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Kyriad Tours - Saint Pierre des Corps

  • Saint-pierre-des-corps
  • 02 47 44 30 40
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brice sika

  • Luynes
  • 06 51 12 80 34
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Hôtel Le Pigeonnier de Fombêche

  • Saint-martin-le-beau
  • 02 47 50 20 90
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51

The castle of Grand Pressigny

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The museum presents silex works annd objects coming from the plateaus of Creuse and Claise, from Pressigny to Albilly over 10,000 ha dating from the iron age.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Relais de la Mothe

  • Yzeures-sur-creuse
  • 02 47 91 49 00

Castle of Candé

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The castle of Candé is located in the commune of Monts in Indre-et-Loire, 10 km from Tours on banks of river Indre.


Accommodation nearby

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Kyriad Tours - Saint Pierre des Corps

  • Saint-pierre-des-corps
  • 02 47 44 30 40
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brice sika

  • Luynes
  • 06 51 12 80 34
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Hôtel Le Pigeonnier de Fombêche

  • Saint-martin-le-beau
  • 02 47 50 20 90
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51

Hotel Goüin Museum

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Hotel Gouin is a very rare Renaissance architectural vestige located in Tours and was owned by the silk business man in the 15th century then owned by the Gouin Family of bankers in 1738.


Accommodation nearby

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Kyriad Tours - Saint Pierre des Corps

  • Saint-pierre-des-corps
  • 02 47 44 30 40
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brice sika

  • Luynes
  • 06 51 12 80 34
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Hôtel Le Pigeonnier de Fombêche

  • Saint-martin-le-beau
  • 02 47 50 20 90
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Le Logis de la Pâqueraie

  • Saint-branchs
  • 02 47 26 31 51

Parc de Richelieu

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Richelieu's park used to shleter the vast residence of the Cardinal of Richelieu that was destroyed in the 19th century and of which few remains were left : A dome, two caves of the orangery, cellars and canals.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel le Lion d'Or

  • Chinon
  • 02 47 81 20 20
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Les attelages de la Gadouillère

  • Rivarennes
  • 02 47 95 47 62
les-roulottes-de-ligeris rivarennes

Les roulottes de Ligéris

  • Rivarennes
  • 02 47 95 47 62



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