Chémery

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownChémery
Insee code41049
Postcode41700
Latitude47.3457330
Longitude1.4789380
AltitudeFrom 84 to 136 meters
Surface34.16 km²
Population1036 inhabitants
Density30 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsMéhers at 2.6 km
Chief townBlois (at 31 km, 39 min)Rougeou at 4.7 km
DepartmentLoir-et-CherBilly at 5.9 km
RegionCentreSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

According to the Abbot in his Voisin historical essay of 1839, Chémery means "the wood in the center of the township near the creek. Wall or Mhuire is "the very midst of the township.

Like most towns in the Valley of the Cher, the people of Chémery, consisting of a multitude of small farmers often winemakers, married the 19th century republican ideas.

The coat of arms represents Chémery a tower for the castle which stands in the middle of the village a barrel to emphasize the importance of common wine and a fish for its river, ponds and anglers, and a flare to signal storage of Gaz de France.

Located at the crossroads of the Sologne, Touraine and Berry, Chémery is the ideal place for a pleasant stay. Moreover, thanks to its privileged location is within walking Chémery castles of the Loire (Chambord, Blois, Cheverny, Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chenonceaux ...).

You will find many Chémery wine producing AOC Touraine Wine Country Gardens of France Gamay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Cot. A wine list is available that can welcome you to the Office of Tourism.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The church, rebuilt in 1863, the Church of St. William is unique in its front cover the inscription "French Republic - Liberty, Equality, Fraternity", marks the separation of church property and of the state.
  • Castle Chémery: construction of the thirteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, it can be visited. For more information: email: chateauchemery@wanadoo.fr
  • The Mill: Built on the banks of the reindeer, the mill was in operation until 1964. Be visited on request +33 2 54 32 46 66.
  • Possibility to visit a wine cellar that stretches over 3 km of tunnels at a depth of 40 meters underground. Information +33 2 54 32 32 21.
  • 4 tours are available on the town:
  • Track 1: Path of the Great Brush 18 km.
  • Track 2: Way of the Landes 12 km.
  • Tour 3: Tour of Angebaudière 9 km.
  • Track 4: Track 5 km of the ponds, you can admire the lake of the Ark, one of the largest bodies of water in Sologne (about 54 hectares). It is forbidden to fish. Bird sanctuary, many kinds of birds find refuge.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Chémery
MonumentsCastle of Chémery

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • January: Meals of St. Vincent in the Village Hall.
  • March: Evening Theatre Youth Club in the Village Hall - Bal folk at Castle Chémery (2nd Saturday) - Lotto Festival Committee in the new hall (2nd Saturday) - Gourmet Hiking Castle (4th Sunday ).
  • April: Garage sale and Fair at All stage - Bicycle Race Easter Monday.
  • May: Exchange Market plants by Deco-Leisure Gardening.
  • In June: Chapter of Tire-Douzils - International Training in Aikido dojo Chémery (3rd weekend) - Music Festival June 21
  • July 14: National Day with parade and picnic.
  • September: Heritage Day and Flea Market at the castle - Walk Match (3rd Sunday).
  • October: Walking the Festival Committee (3rd Sunday).
  • November: St. Cecilia at the Village Hall.
  • December: Christmas Market (1st weekend) - March of Fire (3rd Sunday).

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Castles of the Loire (Chambord, Blois, Cheverny, Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chenonceaux).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Stroll around Sauvète wine estateLocal flavours8 €Monthou-sur-Cher (13.4 km)
Beauval ZooParcEntertainment25 €Saint-Aignan (14.5 km)
Hot air balloon flight over the Loire ValleyNature and the outdoorsFrom 190 € to 660 €Cheverny (16.1 km)
Themed horse ride in the countrysideNature and the outdoorsFrom 23 € to 80 €Cheverny (17 km)
Wine tasting at Saint-Julian cellarsLocal flavoursFreeSaint-Julien-de-Chédon (21 km)

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PHOTOS

Chémery CastleChémery Castle
 
Church of ChémeryChurch of Chémery
Etang de l'ArcheEtang de l'Arche
 
Village ChémeryVillage Chémery
Town Hall and Tourist OfficeTown Hall and Tourist Office
 
CommercialCommercial
Harvest Festival at OldHarvest Festival at Old
  

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WEATHER

Wednesday 22 October
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Thursday 23 October
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Friday 24 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Rois de France  
9
Contres
This is the heart of the prestigious site of the Castles of the Loire, Contres in the Loir-et-Cher, the restaurant opens its doors Les Rois de France. Discover its chic interior with...
Located 9 km from Chémery37 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 4 bedroomsMaison d'Hôtes La Quèrière    
9.3
Mur-de-Sologne
Availability and booking available either on our website - 30mn de Beauval and the Castles of the Loire, 3 spacious rooms furnished in attics and 1 bedroom on the ground floor in an...
Located 8.5 km from Chémery70 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsCourjumelle    
9.3
Selles-sur-Cher
Located in the garden, in the outbuildings of the house, two rooms each with its own separate entrance, in a warm, finely furnished in period furniture and 18th century and 19th century,...
Located 9.7 km from ChémeryFrom 90 € to 100 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa noisetiere    
8.9
Noyers-sur-Cher
The Noisetière with its 3 personalized rooms, is located in the heart of vineyards and chateaux of the Loire. It is 5 minutes from Beauval Zoo and exit 85. Raoul will be pleased to...
Located 9.8 km from ChémeryFrom 64 € to 74 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGîte équipé proche Zoo de Beauval (4 km)  
8.8
Mareuil-sur-Cher
We welcome you in Mareuil sur Cher in Touraine, near Saint-Aignan and the Beauval Zoo (5 km). You will be ideally situated to discover the prestigious locations in the Loire Valley,...
Located 12.6 km from ChémeryFrom 250 € to 350 € per week 
House for 8 personsMoulin de Rouillon  
8.7
Les Montils
If you like the quiet of a river, the gentle rustling of waterfalls, fishing, boating or just lazing around the pool, you will appreciate the charm of this exceptional house. Situated...
Located 21 km from ChémeryFrom 1000 € to 1200 € per week 
Chalet for 10 personsChalet de la Baguenaudière  
10
Tour-en-Sologne
Near Blois Chambord Cheverny Chenonceau, in all seasons come and discover the beauty of life in the Loire Valley. Enjoy a relaxing poses fewer than 200 miles from Paris, in a village...
Located 22 km from ChémeryFrom 600 € to 825 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 1 haLE GUE    
9
Chémery
Charming small quiet campsite with pool in a river and private lake in the center of the main castles like Chambord, Cheverny, as the gardens of Valençay. The Zoo Park Beauval is less...
Located in ChémeryFrom 9.90 € to 11.90 € per day 
350 places over 8 haCamping Indigo Les Châteaux    
8.5
Bracieux
At the gateway to the Sologne region, nestled amidst the Castles of the Loire... Located between the Châteaux of Chambord (8 km) and Cheverny (9 km), the Châteaux Indigo Campsite***...
Located 23 km from Chémery 

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HOTELS

Le Vieux Fusil - Hotel in ChémeryLe Vieux Fusil    
8.2
Soings-en-Sologne
Le Vieux Fusil is a typical country house, ideally located for visiting the Loire Valley, with the Chateau de Cheverny a 20-minute drive away. It features free Wi-Fi access, a garden...
Located 8.1 km from ChémeryRoom from 50 €
Hôtel Le Manoir de Contres - Hotel in ChémeryHôtel Le Manoir de Contres     
9
Contres
This 19th-century manor is set in a 1-hectare park with a pond and 200-year-old trees. It has a south-facing terrace, and the guest rooms include an iPod docking station and free Wi-Fi...
Located 8.7 km from ChémeryRoom from 110 €
Hôtel de France - Restaurant Les Rois de France - Hotel in ChémeryHôtel de France - Restaurant Les Rois de France     
7.4
Contres
Situated in the Loire Valley, this 3-star hotel features an on-site restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool. It is a 10-minute drive from Cheveny Castle and 22 km from Blois. All individually...
Located 9.1 km from ChémeryRoom from 79 €

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Hôtel De France Et De Guise
Located in the heart of Blois, Hotel de France is set in a 19th-century building, just 100 metres from the Chateau de Blois. It offers rooms with free...
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