Loire Valley Chateaux, History, Gardens, Music, Restaurants

We are pleased to provide information on the many attractions in the vicinity :

The City of Orléans, with its magnificent cathedral, art gallery, museum, shops, old town and bridges over the Loire. 18kms

The forests and lakes of the Sologne, including the Village of Jouy le Potier and the 17th century chateau of La Ferte St Aubin, with its many attractions : 35kms.
See www.chateau-ferte-st-aubin.com

The 17th century chateau at Cheverny, with sumptuous furnishings and the Tintin museum : 50kms
See www.chateau-cheverny.fr

The ravishing town of Blois, with its renaissance chateau and the old town above the Loire : 50kms.
See www.bloispaysdechambord.com

Among the many other places to visit are chateau of Talcy (20 kms), the town and chateau of Chateaudun (25 kms) and the cathedral of Chartres : 50kms.
See http://www.sacred-destinations.com

The château de Troussay, delightful and small :35km
See www.chateaudetroussay.com

Preserved an typical villages : Saint-Dyé (25km) and Cours-sur-Loire

Rambling, Golfes, Gardens and Music
There are pathways along the river Mauve, starting at La Touanne itself and pathways and cycle tracks on both banks of the Loire at Meung-sur-Loire : 5kms.
Biking along the Loire river
See www.loireavelo.fr

Golf des Aisses at La Fertée St Aubin 35km
www.aissesgolf.com

Golf de Sologne at la Fertée St Aubin 35km
www.golfdesologne.

Golf de Limère at Ardon 35km
www.golforleanslimere.com

There is an Arboretum and also a rose collection at Meung-sur-loire : 5kms.
See www.lesjardinsderoquelin.com

Chambord music festival in july
See www.chambord.org

Restaurants
A la maison at Meung-sur-Loire : 5km. +33(0) 2 38 46 12 99
L’Auberge Gourmande at Baule : 7km. +33(0) 2 38 45 01 02
Brasserie Café du Commerce next to the chateau of Meung-sur-Loire : 5km. +33(0) 2 38 44 32 35
Le Restaurant L’Ecu de Bretagne at Beaugency : 12km. +33(0) 2 38 44 67 60
La Terrasse next to the market place of Meung-sur-Loire : 5km. +33(0) 2 38 44 30 70
The Petit Bateau at Beaugency : 12km. +33(0) 2 38 44 56 38
The gastronomic restaurant “La Grande Tour” at St Ay : 12km. +33(0) 2 38 88 83 70
Créperie at Meung-sur-Loire : 5km. +33(0) 2 38 45 38 49
L’idée at Beaugency : 12km. +33(0) 2 45 48 24 78
Le Bateau-Lavoir at Orléans : 23km. +33(0) 2 38 88 93 23