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Indre-et-Loire, France 

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The department Indre-et-Loire is part of the region of Centre (Val de Loire) in central France. The centre of the French Renaissance, this department possesses an exceptionally rich heritage, which is evident when you rent an Indre-et-Loire holiday cottage. The department features several of the most important chateaux in the Loire Valley region.

Tours, the departmental prefecture, is the capital of the Indre-et-Loire department. It is located on the lower reaches of the river Loire, between Orléans and the Atlantic coast. Touraine, the region around Tours, is known for its wines and the alleged perfection (as perceived by some speakers) of its local spoken French!  Tours is charmingly referred to as "Le Jardin de la France" ("The Garden of France"), and there are several parks located within the city ideal for a stroll when you stay in a holiday rental home in Indre-et-Loire, France.

The Indre-et-Loire department is world renowned for its outstanding châteaux. Those that are open to the public include the following:

The Château d'Amboise is built on a promontory overlooking the Loire River - well worth visting when taking an Indre-et-Loire holiday rental property. The château of Azay-le-Rideau is one of the earliest French Renaissance châteaux; built on an island in the Indre River, its foundations rise straight out of the water. The Château de la Bourdaisière is a castle in the countryside in Montlouis-sur-Loire. 

 

 

The Château de Chenonceau is a manor house near the small village of Chenonceaux. It was built on the site of an old mill on the River Cher. The Château de Langeais is a castle built on a promontory at the opening to the Val de Loire.

Château du Rivau is a castle-palace in Lémeré. The 12 gardens of Rivau are designated a Jardin Remarquable. They are inspired by fairy tales and legends and are also a treat for rose lovers, as they display a collection of more than 300 roses from famous rose breeders.

The Château de Loches, built some 500 meters above the Indre River, dominates the town of Loches. The town, one of the most picturesque in France, lies at the foot of the rocky eminence.

Travelling to your holiday house or gite in Indre-et-Loire, France

By road: Tour is conveniently located for access via France’s auto-routes. Journey time from Paris is 2 ½ hours and via the A10. From Cherbourg, the journey time is just under 4 hours and mainly via auto-route. By rail: Tours is on one of the main lines of the TGV. It takes less than one hour by train from Tours to Paris by TGV and one hour and a half to Charles de Gaulle airport. Tours has two main stations: the central station Gare de Tours and Gare de Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, which is just outside the center, and is the station which is used by trains that do not terminate in Tours. By air: Tours Loire Valley Airport connects the Loire Valley to London Stansted Airport and Dublin. These links are provided by the Irish airline Ryanair.

 

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Beautiful Charming Cottage in Camaret-sur-Mer, Finistere, Brittany

Beautiful Charming Cottage in Camaret-sur-Mer, Finistere, Brittany

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

9 sleeps

This charming cottage is very spacious and accommodating throughout, sleeping up to 9 guests. It is located in Finistere

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Spacious and Comfortable 3 Bedroom Farmhouse in Sarlat, Dordogne - La Ferme

Spacious and Comfortable 3 Bedroom Farmhouse in Sarlat, Dordogne - La Ferme

Weekly Rental: GBP 700 to GBP 1600

6 sleeps

La Ferme is a three bedroom, two bathroom farmhouse full of beams and exposed stone walls, close to Sarlat and in the

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Charming Apartment Located In the Centre of Port Grimaud - Apartment Belina

Charming Apartment Located In the Centre of Port Grimaud - Apartment Belina

Weekly Rental: EUR 1110 to EUR 1350

4 sleeps

This one bedroom apartment is located in the central square of Port Grimaud where the weekly market takes place & a 5

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Delightful Duplex Apartment Overlooking Canals in Place François Spoerry, Port Grimaud - Apartment Madalene

Delightful Duplex Apartment Overlooking Canals in Place François Spoerry, Port Grimaud - Apartment Madalene

Weekly Rental: EUR 855 to EUR 1580

4 sleeps

This south facing bright duplex apartment with large terrace and spectacular views over the canals is located within the

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Holiday Apartment in Marines de Cogolin, Saint Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Apartment Leala

Holiday Apartment in Marines de Cogolin, Saint Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Apartment Leala

Weekly Rental: EUR 696 to EUR 1620

6 sleeps

This apartment is located in Marines de Cogolin, in between the beach and the port where there are many restaurants and

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Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

Save 10% on the second week of a fortnight holiday

Save 10% on the second week of a fortnight holiday

For bookings of 2 or more consecutive weeks, a 10% discount is offered on the second and subsequent weeks of your stay.

Early bird special - 10% off all bookings until June 2019 !

Early bird special - 10% off all bookings until June 2019 !

Book now to receive 10% off all reservations of 3 nights on bookings until June 2019. Relax Refresh & Reconnect with

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer - 25th August to 5th Sept 18 reduced to 800 Euros per week - enquire now!

Peaceful stone cottage for 2 from 7 to 21 July or 29 july to 4 August

Peaceful stone cottage for 2 from 7 to 21 July or 29 july to 4 August

Come and chill out in our lovely stone cottage only 3kms from the town of Melrand. Fabulous views over the countryside

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