Gîte l’Hermine is ideally located in the heart of Touraine and the Loire Valley, where many tourist sites are located. Have fun with family or friends with all the leisure activities a few steps from the residence.
the region's landscapes with walks and hikes scattered throughout the region.
exceptional castles that bring millions of visitors every year.
the many museums that concentrate culture and retrace the history of our region.
the dishes that make up one of the largest culinary heritages in France.
Walks and discoveries in the region
The Loire Valley is not lacking in attraction for hikers and walkers who appreciate the diversity of the landscapes and the cultural richness of Touraine.
The region is full of hikes and sumptuous villages with a unique character that will amaze you! Real architectural treasures filled with history in the heart of the region!
Downtown Azay-le-Rideau (3.5 km)
City of the Cardinal of Richelieu (37 km)
Royal Abbey of Fontevraud (42 km)
Royal City of Loches (60 km)
Hiking trails in the forests of Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau, Villandry, Valleres…
The castles of the Loire Valley
Renowned for its extraordinary cultural heritage, visit the castles of the Loire Valley, which reveal each of the chapters of French history.
Discover their majestic architecture, their neat exteriors and hidden treasures, through a captivating break near the Loire, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Azay-le-Rideau Castle (3.5 km)
Islette Castle (1 km)
Langeais Castle (7 km)
Villandry Castle (12 km)
Rigny-Usse Castle (15 km)
Chinon Castle (24 km)
The museums of Touraine
Let yourself be told about Touraine through its museums. Discover the cultural richness that characterizes it.
A true land of history, the Loire Valley has many museums, perfect for getting to know the region better. An ideal immersion for history and literature lovers.
Dufresne Museum (2.5 km)
Balzac Museum (10 km)
Rabelais Museum (30 km)
Major cities to visit
Beauty of the heritage, historical importance, dynamism and creativity here is a selection of cities that are worth a visit.
The Loire Valley is also home to large cities and metropolises with tourist activities:
Tours and its Place Plumereau (35 min): Voted « the most beautiful place in France to have a drink » by Lonely Planet, a travel guide.
Saumur and its 64 historical monuments (45 min)
Leisure activities near Azay-le-Rideau
For groups and families, nothing beats a trip to one of the many leisure activities near the cottage! Amusement parks, games, outdoor activities… So many activities and ideas to keep your children busy and entertained!
Center park Le Bois aux Daims in Morton (45 minutes)
Futuroscope in Poitiers (1h)
Pujol Equestrian Centre (1 km)
Downtown media library (600 m)
Weekly markets in Azay-le-Rideau (Wednesdays and Saturdays mornings) and Langeais on Sunday mornings
Cinema in Langeais (10 min)
Aquatic Center in Chinon (15 minutes) and Joué-les-Tours (25 min)
Saint Benoit Adventure (accrobranche) in Saint Benoit la Foret (10 min)
Escape Game, Bowling, Cinemas, Laser Game in Tours (35 min)
Good restaurants in Indre-et-Loire
To satisfy your taste buds in addition to your eyes, a selection of the best tables to taste dishes from local gastronomy: fish from the Loire, artisanal delicatessen, cheeses, wines… Famous chefs and quality cuisine!
Auberge Pom’Poire, Azay-le-Rideau (3 km)
L’Aigle d’Or, Azay-le-Rideau (3,5 km)
La Ripaille, Azay-le-Rideau (3,5 km)
L’Auberge du XIIème, Saché (11 km)
La Giraudière, Villandry (14 km)
La maison tourangelle, Savonnières (12 km)
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