Châteaux & Tourist Attraction

  • Château d'Angers
In the heart of Angers, a city of art and history, enter the vast fortress overlooking the River Maine. Marvel at the elegant buildings and gardens of the court castle of the Dukes of Anjou and admire...
  • Forteresse de Montbazon
  • Forteresse de Montbazon
  • Forteresse de Montbazon
  • Forteresse de Montbazon
  • Forteresse de Montbazon
  • Forteresse de Montbazon
The Fortress of Montbazon, the stronghold of the terrible Count of Anjou, Foulques III Nerra, dominates the Indre valley and the town of Montbazon from the top of its rocky spur. It is one of our ...
  • Forteresse royale de Chinon
  • Forteresse royale de Chinon
  • Forteresse royale de Chinon
The fortress, with its majestic position overlooking the town, built by Count Thibaut I of Blois, invites the visitor into the heart of France’s and England’s history. The court of Henry ...
  • Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
  • Château et jardins de Villandry
  • Place Plumereau dans le vieux Tours
  • CCCOD
  • Musée du compagnonnage
Enjoy the destination's must-see attractions: Castle and Gardens of Villandry, Castle of Azay-le-Rideau, Castle of Tours, Centre of Contemporary Creation Olivier Debré, Fine Arts Museum, ...
  • Prieuré Saint-Cosme
  • Prieuré Saint-Cosme
  • Musée Balzac
  • Musée Balzac
  • Musée Rabelais - La Devinière
  • Musée Rabelais - La Devinière
Century after century, Touraine has welcomed illustrious men. The Priory of Saint Cosme and Pierre de Ronsard. The Château de Saché and Honoré de Balzac. La Devinière and François Rab...
  • Musée de la Préhistoire du Grand-Pressigny
  • Musée de la Préhistoire du Grand-Pressigny
  • Musée de la Préhistoire du Grand-Pressigny
  • Musée de la Préhistoire du Grand-Pressigny
Housed in a castle, the Grand-Pressigny Prehistory Museum presents the evolution of Man and his way of life over 200,000 years. Life-size reproductions of emblematic animals and humans enhance the ...
  • Villandry gardens & castle
  • Villandry gardens & castle
From Tours, rent a bike for the day and follow the “Loire à Vélo” itinerary and the banks of the Cher River to Villandry. Have a break and visit the sumptuous gardens of the Château....
  • Domaine national de Chambord
  • Domaine national de Chambord
  • Domaine national de Chambord
Chambord, a symbol of French Renaissance throughout Europe and the world. Just 2 hours from Paris, the Loire Valley’s largest château stands within Europe’s largest fenced park. The...
  • Domaine de Candé
  • Domaine de Candé
  • Domaine de Candé
In a preserved setting, 20 minutes from Tours, the Domaine de Candé takes you on a tour of a unique château in Touraine. The place of the wedding of the century, residence of great for...
  • Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
  • Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
  • Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
  • Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
  • Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
The Azay-le-Rideau castle estate invites you to enjoy a unique visiting experience: admire the sculpted facades, discover the 19th century decorations on the ground floor and the Renaissance room on ...
  • Jardins du château de Villandry
The Château de Villandry is a unique example of Renaissance architecture and gardens. Six sumptuous gardens await you: the vegetable garden, the ornamental garden, the water garden, the me...
  • Château de Montsoreau
The only Château on the Loire to be built on the riverbed, Château de Montsoreau was built in 1450 by Jean II de Chambes, a close adviser to King Charles VII. Its history has been marked ...
  • Château de Chenonceau
  • Château de Chenonceau
  • Château de Chenonceau
The history of the Château of Chenonceau is defined by a an almost uninterrupted succession of women who built, embellished, protected, restored and saved it. Unique architecture, built over ...
  • Château du Rivau
  • Château du Rivau
Just 10km from Chinon, Le Rivau offers an enchanted interlude in the heart of History, Art and Nature. Far from a visit to a château or traditional garden, Le Rivau takes you on an astonishing ...
  • Château de Blois avec son et lumière
  • Château de Blois avec son et lumière
  • Château de Blois avec son et lumière
A festival of visual and sound special effects marries the grandiose architecture of the courtyard, evoking famous episodes in the history of the castle.
  • Château Royal d'Amboise
  • Château Royal d'Amboise
  • Château Royal d'Amboise
Imagine a palace delicately poised above the Loire, with gardens suspended between heaven and earth... It's hardly surprising that Amboise was one of the favourite sites of the kings of France ...
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Just 10km from Chinon, Le Rivau offers an enchanted interlude in the heart of History, Art and Nature. Far from a visit to a château or traditional garden, Le Rivau takes you on an astonishing ...
  • Château de l'Islette
  • Château de l'Islette
  • Château de l'Islette
  • Château de l'Islette
  • Château de l'Islette
Enclosed by the arms of the Indre, the Château de l'Islette was the site of the passionate love affair between Rodin and Camille Claudel. The latter sculpted La Petite Châtelaine here, a ...
  • Château de Cheverny
A private chateau still inhabited by the same family, it is open to the public every day of the year. Cheverny is considered to be the most magnificently furnished château in the Loire Valley. ...
  • Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
  • Château et jardins de Villandry
  • Place Plumereau dans le vieux Tours
  • Musée d'histoire naturelle de Tours
  • Prieuré Saint-Cosme
  • Musée des Beaux Arts et ses jardins
With the 72h City Pass, visit Tours and its surroundings at your own pace and at attractive rates! 9 tourist and cultural sites are included in this Pass: Castle and Gardens of Villandry, Castle of ...
  • Château et jardins de Villandry
  • Château et jardins de Villandry
The Château de Villandry is a unique example of Renaissance architecture and gardens. Six sumptuous gardens await you: the vegetable garden, the ornamental garden, the water garden, the me...
  • Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire festival des jardins
The Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, which now covers 32 hectares, offers one of the most beautiful views of the royal river and is a belvedere on the wild Loire. It welcomes more than 385,000 visitors ...
  • Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré (CCC OD)
  • Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré (CCC OD)
  • Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré (CCC OD)
In the heart of Tours, the Olivier Debré Centre for Contemporary Creation is a prestigious artistic space with an international reputation. The CCCOD presents about ten exhibitions each ye...
  • Château Royal de Blois
  • Château Royal de Blois
  • Château Royal de Blois
The favourite residence of the Kings of France during the Renaissance, the Royal Château of Blois is a true architectural and historical synthesis of the Châteaux of the Loire. Its four w...