3BR+/2BA (Sleeps 5-11) $684-$989/wk US Dollars
Villedomer, 25 km from Tours and Amboise
rental unit is a fully equipped, luxurious 2000 square feet apartment in a wing of the Chateau
714 974-5461 (USA) Please say: “I saw your listing #127565 on VRBO”
Wine & Food
Loire Valley wines
Cathedral of St. Gatien (CathÃ©drale Saint Gatien de Tours), Tours
… m Notre-Dame Cathedral, Chartres
.. ChÃ¢teau de Chenonceau – part bridge, Le “ChÃ¢teau des Dames”
… m Chateau de Cheverny – French style, beautiful interiors – dining room
.. Brissac – “Giant of the Loire Valley” seven stories, taller than all the Royal Castles of Loire Valley, 15C fortress and 17C unfinished castle, unusual, medieval
April to June and Sept – Oct: 10.15 am – 12.15 pm, 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm Everyday except on Tuesdays
… m Angers – fortress built by Famous King St Louis in 13C , with 17 round towers made of dark schist and white stonehouses the oldest and largest tapestry in the world, The Apocalypse Tapestry
. Loches – keep and drawbridge (11C) and Royal Castle (14C)
. ValenÃ§ay – interiors beautiful 18C furniture and sumptuous 19C Empire style furniture
.. m Chinon – huge fortress (1300 feet x 230) , originally a Roman camp, 11 C Henry Plantagenet, 1429 Joan of Arc, excellent red wine
. Montrichard – square keep built in 1010 by Fulk Nerra
. Amboise – St Hubert chapel
. ChÃ¢teau de Blois
. Chaumont sur Loire
. Beauregard – Delft floor tiles
Abbaye de Fontevraud
Amboise Angers Azay le Rideau Brissac Chambonneau Chambord Chateau Larcher Chaumont Chenonceau Cheverny Chinon Dissay GenÃ§ay GuÃ©-PÃ©an GuillonniÃ¨re Langeais Luynes Melle Montreuil-Bellay Montrichard Moulin NouaillÃ© Maupertuis PocÃ© sur Cisse Saint-Aignan Saint Maurice la ClouÃ¨re Saint Savin UssÃ© ValenÃ§ay Villandry
Castles in the Loire Valley
walking tour – Tours
Tours old town, Chinon and Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey
walking tour – Blois toward Amboise, most famous Chambord
village of Choussy
Clos Luce – site made for Leonardo daVinci and his inventions
Loire Valley Cultural & Gourmet Tour Itinerary – cooking school, markets, wine, cheese
bike and barge
lonelyplanet.com – nothing in Loire Valley
Karen Brown’s suggestions – Kit recommended this site
- Chateau du Plessis – near Tours
Lodge 4bed/3bath – looks fairly nice
4bd/3bath – 1 double bed, others all singles
farmhouse with four bedrooms and a spacious garden, set in the rural Loire Valley
Two of the bedrooms are on the ground floor, both with a pair of twin beds. One of the bedrooms has an ensuite shower and toilet; there’s also a separate bathroom on this floor. Upstairs are two more bedrooms and a study area. The master bedroom has a large double bed and an ensuite bathroom and toilet, while the fourth bedroom has a pair of twin beds.
Tours (20 km W) Amboise (3 km S) Chenonceaux (20 km SE)
- Appart City Residence Blois
The resort is located in the very town centre, on the former chocolate factory site. Ideally located between the castle and the station, near the shops.
House / Villa – BARROU
BARROU Le Grand Village
2 double /2 bath
4 room(s) , of which 3 Bedroom(s), Mezzanine, Independent kitchen, Living room, 2 bathrooms, Terrace
Village centre : 1 km, Beach : 1 km, Shops : 1 km, Supermarket : 15 km
TOURS : + 50 km.
– more urban
- Razay holiday cottages, near the village of Céré-la-Ronde, near Tours & Blois
5 double bedrooms (one with kingsize bed), 2 of the bedrooms are in the adjoining tower.
2 shower rooms.
Large modern kitchen / living / dining room.
village of Céré-la-Ronde is only a 5 minute bike ride away and has a small epicerie, patisserie and bar/restaurant.
The city of Tours (airport) is 45 minutes – southeast of Tours, northeast of Loches
- Cravant les Coteaux, Nr. Chinon
gite – 2 double / 2 bath
Les Camelias de Pallus
In the main house, a superb suite for 4/5 people (2+2 one-person-bed 200x80cm) with a bathroom and separate toilets, with private lounge, librairy, and fireplace.
>>>In the other house, at the ground level, one bedroom with double-bed (190x140cm), bathroom (shower) and separate toilets.
On the 1st floor, one suite for 4 people (one room with 2 beds 200x90cm and one room with one bed 200x160cm) with a bathroom and separate toilets.
This house can also be rented per week for 4 or 6 persons (it has a kitchen and a living room).
- Moulin de Malicorne
2 double / 1bath 1 shower 2 toilets
The main house
415-665-1299 (Pacific time zone) or firstname.lastname@example.org. To reserve the moulin, please print and fill out the Reservation form below, then mail it with your 25% deposit check to: Maureen Healy; 880 Ashbury St.; San Francisco, CA 94117 USA.
Tours, Chinon, and Loches are within a 30 minute
? too far south
- L’Isle Auger
3 double bed / 1 bathroom, 2 separate toilets
island – very cool
every thing like bedding is extra??
Loches : 4 km
4 (2 doubles) / 2
A 400 year old stone house, restored to a high standard, backing onto the River Creuse, near the Loire Valley.
La Rue Vaslin – 35km from Saumur, Tours Airport (41.31 km)
three immaculate and spacious one bedroom gites
NE of Tours
La Croix Joreau – twenty minute drive north of Saumur
several cottages and apartments
- La Prairie
The bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms
3 B&B rooms or two Gites (cottages) which may be rented for a minimum of 3 nights.
three rooms can also be rented as a self-catering Gite on a weekly basis
ten minutes from Saumur ?? too far west
- Chateau de la Epinay
interesting hotel – not self-catering
- Les Petites Cigognes
Le Grebe, which sleeps up to eight guests in four bedrooms (two doubles and two twin), and Le Pluvier, which can accommodate up to six in three bedrooms (two doubles and one twin).