If you are staying at the campsite Castels L’Orangerie de Beauregard, the Park of Fierbois or Le Petit Trianon de St Ustre, you will have the opportunity to discover the charming city of Tours, situated in the Val-de-Loire.
When one stays at a 4 or 5 star Castels campsite, a trip into town is worth a visit. Time spent discovering it will allow you to thoroughly enjoy your holiday, the specialities of the region are memorable ! Visit places that offer a wealth of French heritage.
Discovery of the Loire edges
Whether by bicycle or aboard a sailing boat you won’t miss the banks of the Loire ! It is in the heart of an exceptional heritage landscape that you can stroll at your leisure. If you prefer to be guided, you can always join a cruise up the river Loire, several companies recommend guided tours of approximately one hour. In this way you can observe the vegetated islands and the bird life. It will be a time of complete relaxation and a time to discover the majestic limestone cliffs of Rochecorbon !
For the more sporty types, bicycling through one of the most beautiful regions of France you can follow the banks of the Loire, the designated tracks are adapted for beginners, and allow you to be guided by the river ! Take time to have breaks to appreciate the landscape and don’t forget to capture your experience ,take photos !
The Castle of Tours
For keen history lovers, a visit of the castle of Tours is not to be missed ! It is there in 1413 where it became well known due to the marriage of Marie d’ Anjou and the future Charles VII. It is also where Joan of Arc was also welcomed on her return from Orléans. Today, you can visit many major exhibitions photographic, and contemporary art.
Visit Tours with a local resident, is possible !
The Tourist Information Office of Tours, presents “Les Greeters”, local residents who volunteer to show visitors around the city they love. So, you won’t be lost because your “host” knows every bit of it. The host will suggest an instructive, friendly and authentic stroll, while showing you his favourite places that probably become yours !