Le Clos Chavigny - 3 rue de la Rouillère, 37500 Lerné
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At Lerne and its close proximity
The Chapel of the Château of Savigny, upon request to the owner and if possible as part of a group visit.
« La Deviniere », the house where Rabelais was born.
The Abbey of Seuilly, where Rabelais undertakes his first studies. Founded in the XIth century by Philippe Montsoreau , it was partly destroyed by a terrible fire in 1461. Renovated, it’s used now for meetings and receptions.
Close by, the town Chinon and its wonderful medieval fortress, which overlooks the town and its surroundings.
The geographical position of Le Clos de Chavigny allows organizing tours of some of some of the most beautiful monuments and Chateaux of the Loire Valley.
Among them and the closest ones, Montreuil Bellay, Villandry, Usse, Langeais, Montsoreau, Breze, Valencay, Azay le Rideau, Lislette ( which is reminescent of Azay le Rideau), Le Rivau, Angers…
Only 26 kilometres away, Saumur, its chateau and its famous Riding school (le Cadre Noir) deserve a visit.
The Abbey of Fontevraud with its Benedictine architecture was founded in 1101. The French revolution ended the religious vocation of the Abbey, which was a prison until 1963. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can also visit the royal abbey of Bois Aubry, nearby Richelieu, which goes back to 1110.
Walking, biking, driving
The Chinon region is very proud to have some of the most beautiful villages in France, such as Candes St Martin, Monsoreau, Champigny sur Veude…
Some troglodytes, cave dwellings and underground houses can be visited at Forges, Louresse, Chenehutte, which are absolutely a must.
By car you can do a tour of the vineyards. : St Nicolas de Bourgueil, Bourgueil, Chinon ….all officially certified as French products of quality (AOC). Wine producers propose a visit of their caves and a tasting of their products.
Fly over the Touraine and its splendid landscapes in a hot-air balloon, St Hilaire golf course at 9 kilometres from Lerné, walking, cycling, horse riding and also sailing at Chinon, Montsoreau, Candes St Martin...,
On request, we can organize a hot air balloon fly but it is dependent on very precised weather conditions which could oblige the pilot to advance, postpone the fly.... or cancel it if you decide so.
We are at the disposal of our guests to advise them in the choice of these activities.