Days out


Days out

  • Langeais - 5 minute walk - château with working drawbridge and jester, restaurants, shops, cafés and a vibrant Sunday morning market
  • Villandry - 10 minute drive - château and famous gardens
  • Ussé - 20 minute drive - 'Sleeping Beauty' château and grounds
  • Azay-le-Rideau - 15 minute drive - moated château
  • Montsoreau - 25 minute drive - château and brocante market held every second Sunday of the month
  • Saumur - 45 minute drive - home of the famous Cadre Noir National Riding School, the Combier distillery and many vineyards offering tours and wine tasting
  • Chinon - 30 minute drive - Chinon château, vineyards offering tours and tasting, Thursday morning market and a brocante market every third Sunday of the month
  • Tours - 25 minute drive - Tours château, flower and food markets, shops and restaurants
  • Amboise - 45 minute drive - visit Le Clos Lucé Leonardo da Vinci's final residence
  • Chenonceau - 45 minute drive - 15th century château built over the river Cher
  • Paris - 1 hour by train
  • Versailles - less than 2 hours by train
  • Vineyards and wine tastings - all within an hour of Châteaufort at Chinon, St Nicholas de Bourgueil, Saumur, Vouvray
  • Wine walks through the vineyards with tastings
  • Cycling along the Loire river - 5 minutes from Châteaufort
  • Spectacular evening light displays and shows at nearby châteaux
  • Golf - less than 30 minutes by car - four 18 hole golf courses
  • Horse riding - riding stables 5 minute walk
  • Paintballing
  • Segway tour around Chinon
  • Tree top and zip wire adventures
  • Zoos