La Maison de Maître, Loire Gîte is well situated for visiting the Loire Valley and the surrounding area.

Five Chateaux Worth a Visit

🏰  AZAY LE FERRON  19 kms Château, park and gardens.   

🏰 LOCHES  Cité Royale 25km

🏰   CHÂTEAU D’AMBOISE  60km  PLUS CLOS LUCÉ ALSO CHÂTEAU GAILLARD   Much to do in Amboise. Market on a Sunday

🏰   VILLANDRY 58 km Château and Gardens

🏰 DOMAINE DE CHAUMONT- SUR- LOIRE Stunning views of the Loire plus an International Garden Festival. 

You may not need to book online. Check the chateau website for all booking information

Here is a list of other CHÂTEAUX OF THE LOIRE with links to their websites

🏊🏼‍♀️ Five things to do :- 🐒 🐗 🚴‍♀️ 🥪 🏎️ 🛶 🏁


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Book you tickets on line for a 2€pp saving. Go early! 44 kms. Please read the guidelines on the site.



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You can take your bikes 🚴‍♂️ 🚴‍♀️ and a picnic 🥪 🥤🍰 and make a day of it. You can also hire bikes on site. 16 kms.



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Anyone from 7 years upwards! 11km.


Kayaking on the CREUSE AT DECARTES 

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36 kms or 49 kms



Wine tasting  with 🍷 TASTE THE LOIRE  🍷

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Directly from La Maison de Maître. Ask Jane or Doug.

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L’Auberge de la Source. Saint Flovier

Lunch times 12h -14h. Advisable to book as very popular.

Freshly made Pizzas Friday – Saturday evening from 18.30h. Order by phone then go and collect.

Anne speaks English

Call: +33(0)247 948 607

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L’Auberge de la Tour, Chatillon sur Indre

 Open for lunch and dinner. They have a lovely courtyard.

Lovely place for a special occasion.

Children welcome.

Four course menu from 40€

Open Tuesday – Saturday 09h -22h

Sunday 09h – 14h

Call: +33(0) 254 384 420

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L’Entracte – Loches

Monday – Saturday 

Lunch or dinner.

Eat in or in the small courtyard at the rear

12h – 14h

19h – 21h

Warm welcome, lovely atmosphere. Good food.

Booking advised 

+33 (0)2 47 94 05 70

Go There 

Café des Arts – Loches

Grab an outside table on  market days. Saturday or Wednesday and watch the world go by. Stay for coffee or lunch.

Tuesday to Saturday

8h – 20h

Sunday 9h – 19h

To reserve a table +33(0)2 47 59 00 04

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La Table de Beaumont

Found here : 3 Rue de la Mairie, 37460 Beaumont-Village

Call: +33(0) 2 47 19 95 45

Modern restaurant about 30 mins from the gite. If you are going to visit Montresor it will be worth making a short detour to go and enjoy lunch here.

If you don’t book, get there early. They have a small terrace if it’s not too hot.

Warm friendly service with delicious food.

Open till 10pm all week

Closed on Wednesdays

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There are many other lovely restaurants in the region. From a local Auberge to a  local Michelin star. Please ask for more details

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