What to see ?

Take a break from cycling to visit some of the region’s countless châteaux, gardens, churches, abbeys, museums, historic towns and other treasures of the Loire valley. Some of these attractions have signed up to a cycle quality programme, offering cycle parking points, drinking water and toilet facilities, as well as cycle tourism information.

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Museum of Old Tools and Popular Art

Les montils - 41120

From 4 €

This museum of popular art is located between the porch and the mediaeval tower and displays some 1,000 tools and objects reflecting the work and life of the peasants and craftspeople of times gone by.

Terra Botanica

Angers - 49106

Terra Botanica is the very first theme park of its kind in Europe, devoted to plant life.

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  • La Loire à Vélo

Saint Georges Chapel

Rochecorbon - 37210

Chapelle Saint-Georges

Romanesque chapel constructed in the 11th and 12th centuries, partly carved into the rock. Discover the 12th-13th-century fresco and tempera paintings, and the 13th-century stained-glass window.

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Chinon en calèche - Horse and carriage tours of Chinon

Chinon - 37500

Come and explore Chinon old town in a horse and carriage!

Eglise Saint-Père la None - Berry Roman

Sancerre - 18300

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Le bourg de Sancerre était autrefois semé d’églises. Les plus importants édifices romans étaient l’église Saint-Romble, sous le patronage de l’abbaye de femmes de Saint-Laurent de Bourges, et surtout Saint-Père la None, dépendant de Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire. Il n’en subs (...)

Parc et Château de Pesselières

Sancerre - 18300

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From 7 €

A beautiful river runs through the Romantic Park of the Château of Pesselières, the former residence of the Hereditary Marshals of Sancerre. During a walk through the park, enjoy a collection of remarkable trees, a bower hedge maze, creative gardens, etc.

  • Jardins Secrets en Berry
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Jardin remarquable

Eglise Saint Etienne du Gravier

La guerche-sur-l'aubois - 18150

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Free

Eglise romane de 1110 dédiée à Saint-Etienne et classée M.H. Elle possédait un prieuré référencé à la B.N.F. par un document unique et rare.

Jardin de la Régie

Lailly-en-val - 45740

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Located at the heart of the village, this one-hectare park contains a food-producing and ornamental garden.

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Caves Ackerman

Saint-Hilaire Saint-Florent - 49400

Caves Ackerman

A pioneer of sparkling Loire wines, in 1811 Jean Ackerman founded his illustrious Maison in spectacular cellars dug into the tufa rock. He was the first in our region to produce Saumur Brut and Crémant de Loire, using the traditional method.

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Saint-Martin Collegiate Church

Candes-saint-martin - 37500

Collégiale de Candes Saint Martin

12th & 13th centuries. Large sculptured facade, narthex (Romanesque floral bas relief).
Polychrome consoles (interior). Pilgrimage church where St Martin died on 8 November 397.