Fondettes

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownFondettes
Insee code37109
Postcode37230
Latitude47.4048130
Longitude0.5999710
AltitudeFrom 42 to 100 meters
Surface31.83 km²
Population10686 inhabitants
Density335 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLuynes at 5 km (8 min)
Chief townTours (at 9.8 km, 17 min)Saint-Roch at 5.4 km (8 min)
DepartmentIndre-et-LoireLa Membrolle-sur-Choisille at 5.8 km (9 min)
RegionCentreSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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?).


SIGHTSEEING

  • Chateau de la Plaine.
  • Saint-Symphorien.
  • Chapel Bridge.
  • Castle Chatigny.
  • Priory Lavaray.
  • Manor Hamardières.
  • Castle of Bel Air.
  • Closerie Pivottières.
  • Abbey Vallieres.
  • Tithe Barn of.
  • Little House of Aubrière.
  • Piling Gallo-Roman along the Loire.
  • Sports: Athletics - Basketball - Football - Skateboard - Pétanque - Table tennis - Tennis - Squash - ATV - Badminton - Cycling - Judo - Karate-Do ...
  • Centre for Animation and Recreation - Cultural Centre - Library.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Festival "Jazz Over" in January and February.
  • Spring of poets in March.
  • Carnival in March.
  • Following Fondettes: in March.
  • Mountain bike "Roman road" in April.
  • Regional Festival of music lovers: in June
  • Concert on July 14.
  • Fond'estivales in July and August.
  • Feast of Fondettes: in August.
  • A Sunday in the country in September.
  • Heritage Days in September.
  • Exhibition of artists Fondettois: in October.
  • Christmas market: in December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Walking and mountain biking trails.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tour and tasting at Nitray CastleCulture and educationFrom 5 € to 7 €Athée-sur-Cher (24 km)
Hot-air ballooning over TouraineNature and the outdoorsFrom 134 € to 179 €Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Chapel BridgeChapel Bridge
 
Castle ChatignyCastle Chatigny
Saint-SymphorienSaint-Symphorien
 
Castle of the PlainsCastle of the Plains
City HallCity Hall
 
Square November 11, 1918Square November 11, 1918
Priory LavarayPriory Lavaray
 
Bords de LoireBords de Loire
Loire BanksLoire Banks
 
Banks of LoireBanks of Loire
Loire DayLoire Day
 
Festival Regional music loverFestival Regional music lover

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WEATHER

Friday 31 October
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Min. 10°C - Max. 22°C
Saturday 1 November
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Min. 12°C - Max. 20°C
Sunday 2 November
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Min. 13°C - Max. 17°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe xii de Luynes
Luynes
In the heart of the Loire Valley, in the center of the historical village of Luynes, « Le xii » welcomes you in a recently renovated 17th century postal relay. The cuisine is traditional...
Located 4 km from FondettesFrom 15 € to 40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant Charles Barrier  
8.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Tours
LOIRE VALLEY - The Restaurant Charles Barrier is an institution in Tours. At the head of this prestigious hotel is the brilliant Chef Hervé Lussault. DINING AREA REFERENCE - He invites...
Located 6.2 km from Fondettes76 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantBistrot de la Tranchée  
8.7
Tours
AIR OF YESTERYEAR - A place that retains all the charm of yesteryear but bistros offering a cuisine that displays air gastro... It's in Tours, on the heights of the city, that makes...
Located 6.3 km from Fondettes24 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Grange Dîmière  
Saint-Genouph
Between Tours and Villandry, La Grange Dîmière offers two guest rooms of charm in the heart of a house of the seventeenth century. Heated swimming pool and private parking facilities....
Located 3.2 km from FondettesFrom 90 € to 110 € the double room 
Manor house with 2 bedroomsPrieure saint venant    
9.7
Luynes
In the quiet of a park overlooking 40 km from the Loire Valley, a priory in the fifteenth s, two rooms of great comfort.
Located 3.7 km from Fondettes105 € the double room 
Farm with 2 bedroomsLa charlotiere  
Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire
In the barn of 17 °, 2 en-suite bedrooms. Separate entrance. The large living room is also at your disposal: we will be happy to welcome you.
Located 4 km from Fondettes70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Mill for 5 personsLe moulin de Monts (F3 et F1)  
9.6
Monts
Lodging in old mill built in 1735, along the Indre, located in the heart of the Loire Valley, referred to as the cradle of the French language and the Garden of France. Noted for its...
Located 14.2 km from FondettesFrom 490 € to 580 € per week 
House for 4 persons'Vau Godet' gîte de prestige Touraine  
9.2
Langeais
In the heart of Touraine and its castles, in a forest and breeding of stags and deer property, Vau Godet is a prestigious self-catering, a residence of the 14th century, for 2,3 or...
Located 15.7 km from FondettesFrom 650 € to 850 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa Grolle-locations saisonniéres  
9.4
Saché
Gite of character, unusual in a 'country house' late 18th century, completely renovated. Former home of the master glass-painter Ray Sutter (1920/1988) who allowed five stained glass...
Located 16.8 km from FondettesFrom 400 € to 500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
73 places over 1,7 haLes GRANGES    
9.3
Luynes
The camping barn in the heart of Val de Loire World Heritage Site by unesco, is on the route of the castles of the Loire are witnessing a unique history. The camping granges you will...
Located 4.1 km from FondettesFrom 10 € to 22 € per day 
168 places over 3,5 haAirotel la Mignardiere    
9.2
Ballan-Miré
At 8 km southwest of Tours (Loire Valley), your ideal location for exploring the area and its castles.
Located 6.1 km from FondettesFrom 18 € to 25 € per day 
92 places over 1,7 haCamping L'Arada Parc    
9.2
Sonzay
This flowery verdant family campsite nestles in the heart of the Tourangelle countryside, between the Loire and Loir valleys, offering you comfort and tranquillity during your stay....
Located 17.5 km from FondettesFrom 16 € to 25.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Manoir Hotel - Hotel in FondettesManoir Hotel     
7.9
Fondettes
Located 4 kilometres from the centre of Tours, in the heart of the Château de la Loire area, Manoir Hotel offers comfortable rooms with a simple decoration. This hotel is in a peaceful...
Located in FondettesRoom from 50 €
Le XII de Luynes Relais du Silence - Hotel in FondettesLe XII de Luynes Relais du Silence    
8.7
Luynes
Set in the village of Luynes in the Loire Valley in a 17th-century building, this hotel offers a traditional restaurant and free Wi-Fi is provided in the air-conditioned guest rooms....
Located 4 km from FondettesRoom from 77 €
Château De L'aubrière - Hotel in FondettesChâteau De L'aubrière     
8.5
La Membrolle-sur-Choisille
Chateau de L'Aubriere is located in a 15 hectare landscaped park overlooking the Choisille Valley. It is 7 km from Tours. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. The Chateau’s rooms...
Located 4.4 km from Fondettes

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Best Western l'Artist Hotel
Best Western l'Artist Hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Old City centre of Tours and 150 metres from the central train station. It features a fully-equipped...
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