The closest to Bel être.The domain of Valençay has a rather long history starting in 1803 when Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord acquired it. The château was built over three centuries and combines several styles of architecture without disrupting the overall harmony of the structure. On the contrary, it is one of the most prestigious buildings in the Loire Valley. Start your visit here
Visiting Loire’s castles
Built along the « Cher» and the « Loire » rivers, you will have to choose between « Chenonceau castle » (ladies castle), the incredible Chambord castle, Cheverny castle (who inspired Hergé with Tintin) etc.. please go to: loire-châteaux.org
Since their arrival in 2012, they are the stars of the ZooParc de Beauval ! Huan Huan, the female giant panda, and Yuan Zi, the male, are at the center of all attentions.
N°1 zoo in France, Beauval look after more than 600 species, the biggest animal diversity ever seen. Reproduction is their main object and re-introducing every species in their natural land is a goal for this family affair, set up by great Madame Françoise Delord.
Poulaines « remarkable Garden »
10 km away from Bel être, sprawl around this magnificent and so diversified garden. Nothing to envy to the Brits !More on the website
Touraine wine and its vineyards
2 adresses between so many : the Château de Quinçay outside the village of Meusnes and Le Clos Roussely in Angé sur Cher are our sélection. Please visit and taste, the wine is light and fresh and the people are so nice. Organic for the second, Vincent Roussely is an artist!