Situated in the quiet hamlet of Chezelet surrounded by vineyards and bordered by the River Vienne and the Forest of Chinon, the gite provides an ideal base for visiting the majestic chateaux of the Loire Valley.
The gite is approximately 1.5k from the villages of Panzoult and Cravant-les-Coteaux.
Panzoult has a bar-tabac, boulangerie, tennis court, basketball, boules pitch, childrens play area and fishing lake surrounded by picnic tables and barbeques.
In Cravant les Coteaux there is an auberge, bar-tabac, bar, boulangerie. The nearest supermarkets - plus other amenities - are in L'ile Bouchard, approximately 4k from the properties.
The area around Chinon and the Loire Valley
The area is ideal for walking, fishing and canoeing on the River Vienne and River Loire or cycling through the vineyards and the forest - bikes and canoes can be hired from Chinon.......... or simply relaxing by the swimming pool, the area and property has much to offer a family or party of five!
The medieval town of Chinon with narrow cobbled streets is approximately 9k from the property. In the town there is a large range of shops, supermarkets and restuarants, every Thursday there is a large open market in the town.
The chateaux of Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau, Villandry, Usse, Amboise, Langeais, Loches, Chenonceau and Saumur are all within easy reach of the gite.
Tours - the regional capital - is about 30k from Chezelet - a train service runs from Chinon to the city. From Tours it is possible to take the TGV to Paris (1hr), Charles de Gaulle Airport (1.5hrs) or fly direct from Tours to Stansted/Dublin with Ryanair.
Flights to Poitiers from London Stansted, Dublin and Manchester
For links to airline/car hire/ferry companies/eurotunnel/route planner and tourist information websites, visit the "useful links" page on this site to find out more about the area and getting there.
Futuroscope is 45 mins away. The nearest airports are Tours, Poitiers, Angers and Nantes - all airports have car hire available.