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Discovering Touraine 

To visit nearby


You can also take advantage of your stay in Touraine to admire the rich historical heritage of the region.  

It is full of various interests: sports, visits, discovery of atypical places, the choice is yours!

Ideally placed for you to discover another side of Touraine, while remaining close to the châteaux of the Loire

and their extraordinary gardens , renowned vineyards , museums , Beauval Zoo Parc and  Futuroscope ,

your stay at La Grangée promises great visits with  this "art of strolling" which characterizes our territory so well.


Let yourself be surprised by Touraine on the south side , its softness and its art of living!


Domaine de La Grangée is ideally located less than an hour's drive from most famous tourist sites.

My one week stay in Touraine

Touraine in 1, 3 or 7 days

Considering all that we can do and discover,  holidays in Touraine never last long enough. To guide you in your discovery, we will  have prepared  turnkey programs.  All you have to do is  take advantage  to the maximum of your stay, whatever its duration!

In 1 day: 4 itineraries for great discoveries

Visit Tours in one day  (pdf, 1Mo)

A day in Touraine, west side  (pdf, 1Mo)

A day in Touraine, east side  (pdf, 1Mo)

A day in Touraine, south side  (pdf, 1Mo)

In 3 days: your weekend in Tours and the surrounding area!

Discover Touraine in 3 days  (pdf, 1Mo)

In 7 days: the program of your holidays in Touraine      

A week in Touraine  (pdf, 1Mo)

The tourist film "The art of strolling"

Loches Touraine Châteaux of the Loire

Parks, zoos and activities


- Swimming or / and nautical activities (Ligueil 5 minutes, Descartes at 15 mm, Pouzay, veigné ...)

- Educational farm: Cabri au lait  in Sepmes (10 minutes)

- Flight over Touraine in a hot air balloon (Sainte Catherine de Fierbois at 15 mm)

- Rateigny ( planetarium and astronomical observatory ) 20 minutes away

- Chédigny: village classified as remarkable garden (roses) 20 minutes

- Chemillé sur Indrois : Leisure center (free access), Clic'lac aventure (course in the trees), Trott'ecow (all-terrain electric scooter), swimming, nautical base ... 25 minutes away

- Château de la Guerche in Guerche on the banks of the Creuse (25 minutes)

- Family Parc (Sorigny)) Family amusement park 25 minutes away

- The Haute Touche Reserve Zoo  35 minutes

- Recreation Park  (Mountains) 35 mimutes

- Amboise ( Grand Aquarium de Touraine , Mini-châteaux of the Loire Valley , Le Clos Lucé Parc Léonard de Vinci  , Royal Castle of Amboise  , Château Gaillard ) 40 minutes

- The famous Beauval Zoo Parc (Saint Aignan) 45 minutes away

- The Futuroscope (Poitiers) 45 minutes

- Brenne natural park 50 minutes away

- The Safari Train Reserve of Beaumarchais (Autrèche) at 55 minutes

- Boat trips on the Loire ( several starting points ) at 1 hour

-  The Loire by bike  : four marked and secure routes, between Tours and Saumur. Take the banks of the river and cross some of the most beautiful sites in the Loire Valley. 

- Le puy du Fou (Les Epesses): 2h15 mm


Without forgetting


- The discovery of the vineyards of Touraine (Montlouis, Vouvray, Chinon, Bourgueil, St Nicolas de Bourgueil, Saumur ...) 

- The Tourangelle gastronomy:  Rillons, taped pear, geline, Sainte Maure de Touraine (goat cheese), saffron from Gatinais ...

-  Montrésor (elected  second  most beautiful village in France) 30 mm

-  Loches  (royal city) 20 mm

-  La Roche Posay known for its sources  thermal 30 mm

-  Le Grand Pressigny (museum of Prehistory, castle) 15 mm, courses and activities: stone cutting, painting, bread making, lighting a fire ...

- Troglodyte valley  from  Pins (Azay le Rideau) 40 mm

- Domaine de Chaumont sur Loire (international garden festival) 50 mm

- Museums : Prehistory (Le Grand pressigny), René Descartes (Descartes), Balzac  (Saché), wicker and basketry (Villaine-les-Rochers)

-  Stroll in the  old Tours  35 mm

- The banks of the Loire, Le Cher, L'Indre, La Vienne as well as  the ponds of Brenne, the valley of the Creuse. Touraine is full of places to fish,  hiking trails  and cycling routes.

- Chédigny (Festival of Roses, the Festival of Mouth and Ear)

- The Bodin's Show in July in the open air


Consultez les propositions de l'office du Tourisme de Loches : ici

The Domaine de la Grangée is located 15 minutes from the A10 Paris - Bordeaux

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