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Fondettes

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Indre-et-Loire

Fondettes - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Indre-et-Loire
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Located in the heart of Touraine, in Indre-et-Loire, Fondettes is a booming city, resolutely turned towards the future. Playing the card of a balanced development combining residential nature and economic function, Fondettes is a rural community and heritage of 3 208 hectares located within 10 kilometers from Tours, bordered by the Choisille and the Loire. Mainly composed of suburban homes, their habitat has dramatically increased due to strong population growth over the past forty years. It now has 10 647 inhabitants.

This demographic induced substantial equipment in the fields of early childhood and schooling. The town is also endowed with numerous sports facilities (gymnasium, soccer fields and basketball courts, tennis courts, running track, hiking trails, mountain bike?) And has a rich network of associations in multiple sectors.

First pole of employment and economic activities of the Township of Luynes, Fondettes welcomes all activities, approximately 410 private and public, with a diverse range of activities: industry, crafts, shops and services.

Combined with Naurod Wiesbaden (Germany) and Constância (Portugal), the town enjoys a life of extraordinary wealth and great heritage (Chateau de la Plaine, Saint-Symphorien, Chapel Bridge, Chatigny castle, priory of Lavaray, manor Hamardières, Pivottières of Croft Castle of Bel Air, Vallieres Abbey, Tithe barn?).

Geographical information

MunicipalityFondettes
Postcode37230
Tourism label
Latitude47.4048130 (N 47° 24’ 17”)
Longitude0.5999710 (E 0° 35’ 60”)
AltitudeFrom 42m to 100m
Surface area31.83 km²
Population10673 inhabitants
Density335 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTours (9.8 km, 17 min)
Insee code37109
IntercommunalityCA Tours
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
TerritoryLoire Valley, Touraine
RegionCentre-Loire Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Luynes5 km (8 min)
Saint-Roch5.4 km (8 min)
La Membrolle-sur-Choisille5.8 km (9 min)
Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire6.2 km (11 min)
La Riche8.2 km (10 min)
Tours8.3 km (16 min)
Saint-Étienne-de-Chigny9 km (12 min)
Saint-Genouph9.5 km (16 min)
Mettray9.5 km (13 min)
Pernay9.9 km (13 min)
Saint-Pierre-des-Corps11.3 km (22 min)
Charentilly11.5 km (13 min)
Cinq-Mars-la-Pile12.2 km (15 min)
Ballan-Miré13 km (16 min)
Saint-Avertin13.5 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

Chapel Bridge
Chapel Bridge
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Castle Chatigny
Castle Chatigny
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Saint-Symphorien
Saint-Symphorien
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Castle of the Plains
Castle of the Plains
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City Hall
City Hall
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Square November 11, 1918
Square November 11, 1918
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Priory Lavaray
Priory Lavaray
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Bords de Loire
Bords de Loire
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Loire Banks
Loire Banks
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Banks of Loire
Banks of Loire
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Loire Day
Loire Day
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Festival Regional music lover
Festival Regional music lover
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Weather

Friday 21 july
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
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Saturday 22 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 22°C
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Sunday 23 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 22°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Walking and mountain biking trails.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discovery Day in a Minibus: Châteaux d'Amboise, Chenonceau, Chambord & Clos Lucé – Leaving from Tours
Culture and education142 € Tours (7.2 km)
The Unmissable Châteaux of Chenonceau, Amboise, Chambord & Cheverny – Departing from Tours
Culture and education129 € Tours (7.2 km)
Minibus Excursion to the Azay-le-Rideau, Chenonceau, and Chambord Châteaux and Visit to the Villandry Gardens – Leaving from Tours
Culture and education133 € Tours (7.2 km)
Minibus Excursion to the Châteaux de Azay-le-Rideau, Chenonceau, Amboise, Wine Cellar and Visit to the Villandry Gardens – Leaving from Tours
Culture and education139 € Tours (7.2 km)
Excursion to the Langeais, Ussé, Azay-le-Rideau & Villandry Châteaux in a Minibus – Departing from Tours
Culture and education133 € Tours (7.2 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Barn Vaugarni
HikeEasy2h00Pont-de-Ruan (16.1 km)
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (18.1 km)
Mysteries and old stones
HikeEasy3h00Saché (18.1 km)
Dolus-le-Sec Wind Turbine
Village visitEasy30 minDolus-le-Sec (35 km)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (36 km)

Restaurants

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Campsites

Hotels

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