Popular Lettings in Indre-et-Loire
Highlights in Indre-et-Loire
- The beauty of its castles
- many attractive museums
- a magnificent natural heritage
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Indre-et-Loire
With Holidu, experience a truly exotic holiday in a soothing setting! For example, it could be a guest room in a castle in Amboise, or a restored house located on the banks of the Cher in Véretz, Larçay or La-Croix-en-Touraine. You can share a family barbecue in the garden or relax by the fireplace in a tastefully furnished interior.Accommodation in the city centre of Tours
Your stay will also be a success if you let yourself be tempted by a letting in the city centre Tours. You will enjoy a bright stay and can prepare your favourite recipes in a fully equipped kitchen. In addition, you will have a private car park at your disposal and will be located close to all amenities.
Holidays in Indre-et-Loire
Location and orientation
Indre-et-Loire is part of the Centre-Val de Loire region. It has about 600,000 inhabitants, 135,000 of whom reside in its prefecture: Tours. Chinon and Loches are its two sub-prefectures but are not the other most populated communes. It is Joué-lès-Tours} the second largest city in terms of population with about 37,000 inhabitants. Indre-et-Loire borders the departments of Indre to the south-east, Vienne to the south-west, Maine-et-Loire to the west, Loir-et-Cher to the north-east and Sarthe to the north.The richness of Rennes' heritage
The Indre-et-Loire covers about 6,100 square kilometres. It is a department with a low relief, its highest point reaching only 187 metres above sea level. The two natural regions are Champeigne and Gâtine, they are separated by the Loire, the longest river in France. In addition, its territory is partly occupied by the Loire-Anjou-Touraine regional natural park. Its particularity lies in its remarkably preserved architectural heritage and the many species of birds that inhabit it.
A destination with a preserved natural heritage
We don't just enjoy the sun on the Atlantic and Mediterranean shores! The rivers of Touraine are stormed by holidaymakers during the summer. You will have the opportunity to dip at Lac du Val Joyeux in Château-La-Vallière or at the Capitaine Recreation Park located in Bourgueuil. The rest of the year, it is very pleasant to sail on the Loire and Cher rivers by kayak. Establishments rent all the necessary equipment for the pottery camping in Mosnes while a club organises outings supervised by instructors from the base of the Ile d'Or in Amboise.The Museums
Several museums in the department are of significant interest. The Compagnonnage de Tours exhibition highlights collections of works created by the companions of duty. At the Musée de l'Osier et de la Vannerie in Villaines-les-Rochers, you will learn a lot about this material and the ancestral know-how of the craftsmen who work it. Finally, the Balzac Museum pays tribute to a place where the writer drew all his inspiration.
The inhabitants of the department are called the Tourangeaux, like those of its prefecture.
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The Centre-Val de Loire region shines partly thanks to this type of remarkable monument, located in the heart of a sublime landscape, this castle stands out for more than one reason than others in terms of decoration. During your visit you will discover a typical 19th century kitchen and all the objects of daily life displayed in the private rentalsThe Cathedral of St. Gatien
It is one of the most beautiful works of art in the flamboyant Gothic period according to specialists. You will be amazed by its monumental dimensions from the outside and you will no longer know where to look from the inside. Indeed, his collection of stained glass certainly has no equal in France!The Petrifying Caves
They arouse the curiosity of many travellers and never disappoint their visitors! We come to discover its undulating and serrated draperies, its calcite flows and its impressive stalactites. Reconstitutions of prehistoric animals are displayed in the second cave, where you will participate in a wine tasting to conclude your visit in a friendly atmosphere.The Castle of Ussé
Nicknamed the Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant, this medieval and Renaissance inspired building is the property of the 7th Duke of Blacas. You will have access to the King's room, furnished with superb chests of drawers, and the Vauban lounge, whose walls are decorated with superb Brussels tapestries. In addition, a game of hints is offered to the children, which allows them to immerse themselves in the history of this castle in a playful way.The Beaumarchais Reserve
This zoological park located in Autrèche undoubtedly offers you beautiful discoveries! its various residents amaze children and adults alike on a park of more than 30 hectares. The visit by safari train is the particularity of this activity which allows the general public to observe bison, ibex, rheas and many other fascinating animals in a natural environment.