In Touraine, the list of activities and leisures at hand mixes discovery and relaxation ! Small and large castles, gardens, markets...
Everything is an excuse to immerse yourself in the heart of nature and enjoy the benefits of a big breath of air !
The Loir-et-Cher in the Loire Valley will be your playground where each of your senses will be awakened through unique experiences that can only be lived here !
The inventory is not exhaustive as there are so many things to see and do around.
Between history, architecture and heritage, discover the Loire Valley and the Cher in 3 days. Famous places and others more discreet, from the mysteries of old Blois to the banks of the Loire, conducive to daydreaming, let's go for a walk all in elegance through two proposals :
PROPOSAL 1 : WEEKEND IN THE CASTLES
- Day 1 : Cheverny Castle, which inspired Hergé, a short stop at the Maison des Vins. http://www.chateau-cheverny.fr
- Day 2 : Blois, the castle, the House of Magic. Lunch at A la Douce Heure or at Miss Goumard's. Bike ride (lesvelosverts.com), gourmet stop at France Terroir, near the Loire, right bank heading to Cour sur Loire (35'), crossing the Loire on the Kaïros ferry, then St Dyé sur Loire and back to Blois by Vineuil, the Jacques Gabriel bridge, end of the bike ride.- Day 3 : International Garden Festival of Chaumont sur Loire. Lunch at l'herbe rouge in Valaire. Afternoon at the Château de Beauregard and its Portrait Gallery.
PROPOSAL 2 : WEEKEND nature and culture, the winning equation.
- Day 1 : For lovers of machicolations and other dungeons, visit Fougères sur Bièvre, the only medieval castle in the region with a moat and drawbridge. Visit of the Domaine de Sauvète wine estate by gyroplane.
- Day 2 : Animal and wild, Beauval Zoo Park, dinner at Mange Grenouille restaurant.
- Day 3 : Between the land and the Cher, Cave des Roches de Bourré, underground city with mushrooms and tufa stone (which is used to build castles). Continuation by the Girardot distillery in Montrichard (liquorist of generation in generation), then direction Civray in Touraine for a descent in canoe towards the Castle of Chenonceau or Angé for a flight in hot air balloon.