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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
RegionCentre

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)

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

Sunday 2 august
Min. 10°C - Max. 28°C
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Monday 3 august
Min. 17°C - Max. 31°C
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Tuesday 4 august
Min. 15°C - Max. 25°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Walking and mountain biking trails.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and tasting at Nitray Castle
Culture and education5 € to 7 € Athée-sur-Cher (24 km)
Hot-air ballooning over Touraine
Nature and the great outdoors134 € to 179 € Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois (28 km)
Discover the Loire in Canadian Canoes
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 338 € Amboise (29 km)
Discover the art of glass-blowing
Crafts5 € Chargé (34 km)
Taste local produce from Sarthe
Local flavoursFreeChâteau-du-Loir (35 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (18.1 km)
Dolus-le-Sec Wind Turbine
Village visitEasy30 minDolus-le-Sec (35 km)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (36 km)
Cherré
HikeEasy2h20La Chapelle-aux-Choux (37 km)
Nouâtre/Noyers
HikeEasy1h30Nouâtre (40 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels