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Val de Loire and Touraine

Thanks to its location, the Grand Hôtel Château du Loir is perfect fore discovering the Loire Valley and Touraine, on foot, by bike, by traditional boat and even by canoe.

Loire Valley and unique landscapes

The Loire Valley offers you unique landscapes and panoramas where charming little islands and sandbanks rub shoulders. From Candes Saint Martin to Amboise, you can enjoy unspoilt spaces of singular beauty that have inspired many artists for centuries. The Loire Valley also has a rich ecosystem that will appeal to lovers of ornithology and rare plants.

How to discover the Loire Valley and the longest river in France

The Loire Valley can be discovered in different forms, both by the river and on dry land. With family or friends, you will enjoy a bike ride along the banks, on foot along the path to the island of Bondésir or by canoe on the Loire.


Discover Touraine in the Loire Valley from our hotel, the tufa hillsides and the river enhance the great Renaissance castles of the Loire by allowing the art of gardening and viticulture.

Touraine offers you a real moment of escape in its parks and gardens with shimmering colors and intoxicating scents. So we advise you to discover:

  • the gardens of the Château de Villandry
  • the Rivau garden
  • the roses of the Ronsard museum
  • the gardens of the Bourdaisière
  • the gardens and parks of the castles of Amboise, Azay le Rideau, Chenonceau, etc.