Pontlevoy

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownPontlevoy
Insee code41180
Postcode41400
Latitude47.3902490
Longitude1.2543240
AltitudeFrom 77 to 137 meters
Surface51.12 km²
Population1714 inhabitants
Density33 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townBlois (at 25 km, 29 min)Thenay at 2.7 km
DepartmentLoir-et-CherBourré at 5.5 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located at the crossroads of Touraine, Blois and Sologne, the common Pontlevoy is at the heart of the Loire Castles.

The name appears Pontlevoy from the 9th century. Its original "stone bridge" spanning the Train-sheets, stream, sub-tributary of the Cher, which crosses the village.

Pontlevoy features important remains from prehistory. But it is especially the superb architectural ensemble of its abbey, founded in 1034, which made its reputation. The village, which lies at the heart of the monument is full of charm.

One can discover, following "the museum in the street" at the corner of picturesque streets, old houses, built from the 15th to the 19th century.

Local products: wine and goat cheese.


SIGHTSEEING

  • What to see:
  • The Stone of Midnight: Dolmen.
  • The abbey of the eleventh.
  • The Church of St. Peter.
  • The museum in the street.
  • The career of the lime kiln.
  • To do:
  • First flight in a microlight to The Baguenaudière. Overview of Touraine.
Detailed information
MonumentsChurch Saint-Pierre
Natural sitesWood of Sudais,   Wood of the Garette

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The garage sale in April.
  • The music festival in July and August.
  • The parade of 14 July.
  • The festival of plowing in August.
  • The Associations Day in September.
  • The Telethon in December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Relax at a Spa with a JacuzziWellbeing30 €Pontlevoy
Stroll around Sauvète wine estateLocal flavours8 €Monthou-sur-Cher (6 km)
Visit the gingerbread houseLocal flavoursFreeFaverolles-sur-Cher (7.5 km)
Wine tasting at Saint-Julian cellarsLocal flavoursFreeSaint-Julien-de-Chédon (7.6 km)
Discover the Loire in a traditional boatNature and the outdoors16 €Chaumont-sur-Loire (11.3 km)

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PHOTOS

AbbeyAbbey
 
Old StationOld Station

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WEATHER

Friday 18 April
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Min. 6°C - Max. 14°C
Saturday 19 April
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Min. 4°C - Max. 11°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 5°C - Max. 15°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Chissay - La Table du Roy  
9.4
Chissay-en-Touraine
Chissay entire history of the Loire Valley, the cradle of the 'douce France' welcoming his former Kings. Poetry secret walls whispers some medieval ballads and transports you to yesteryear....
Located 8.4 km from Pontlevoy38 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Rois de France  
9.4
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 13.5 km from Pontlevoy37 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Bon Laboureur  
7.7
Chenonceaux
Auberge du Bon Laboureur the restaurant welcomes you in a pleasant and bright. Enjoy gourmet cuisine on the beautiful terrace or in the comfortable rooms and air conditioned.
Located 15.6 km from Pontlevoy59 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLyzen    
9.9
Pontlevoy
Bed and breakfast in a renovated 1850 house in the heart of the Loire castles, gardens of Chaumont sur Loire, Chenonceau, Cheverny, Blois, Amboise... Near the Parc de Beauval zoo. You...
Located in Pontlevoy75 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLa Ferme des Bordes    
8.5
Pontlevoy
For chocolate lovers, know that it is the farm Bordes born founder of Poulain chocolate! We will welcome you in our guest house completely renovated and redecorated this year. The rooms...
Located in Pontlevoy58 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa vallée du Cher    
10
Monthou-sur-Cher
Former home winemakers including a landscaped park with a loft family of 5 persons, an above ground pool, a Finnish Kota comfortable for 4 people and a room with Italian shower floor...
Located 4.9 km from PontlevoyFrom 65 € to 105 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsLes roches neuves  
8.8
Montrichard
House, completely renovated with charm, 2 bedrooms bathroom and separate toilet, living room 40 m², overlooking two gardens, fully equipped kitchen washing machine dishwasher and laundry,...
Located 7.4 km from PontlevoyFrom 320 € to 490 € per week 
House for 15 personsGîte des écurueils  
9.7
Chissay-en-Touraine
Gite rentals calm with indoor pool. Water at 28 ° Open all year. Regions Loir et Cher Centre, the heart of the chateaux., Chenonceau has 10 Min, Beauval Zoo 20 km. Farm 13 to 15 pe...
Located 8 km from PontlevoyFrom 1125 € to 1420 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa galochelle  
9.7
Montrichard
At the heart of the chateaux of the Loire and the vineyards, near a river, quiet, comfortable cottage in a large garden (2000m²) play area for children, covered terrace with garden...
Located 8.4 km from PontlevoyFrom 300 € to 450 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 1 haLE GUE    
8.2
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 17.4 km from PontlevoyFrom 9.90 € to 11.90 € per day 
350 places over 8 haCamping Indigo Les Châteaux    
8
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 28 km from Pontlevoy 

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HOTELS

Auberge De L'ecole - Hotel in PontlevoyAuberge De L'ecole     
8.4
Pontlevoy
The Auberge de l’Ecole is located in the heart of the Loire Valley, well known region for its Castles. The Auberge de l’Ecole offers 10 comfortable and personalized bedrooms. A hot...
Located in PontlevoyRoom from 52 €
Château de Vallagon - Hotel in PontlevoyChâteau de Vallagon     
8.2
Bourré
Set among the vineyards of central France, this 16th-century chateau features a seasonal swimming pool in the 4-hectare park. The gastronomic restaurant serves organic produce from...
Located 5.4 km from PontlevoyRoom from 97 €
Studios Les Iris - Hotel in PontlevoyStudios Les Iris    
8.3
Monthou-sur-Cher
Located in Monthou-sur-Cher, a 20-minute drive from Beauval Zoo, this B&B offers self catering accommodation and an outdoor swimming pool, heated during the high season. It is set within...
Located 5.8 km from PontlevoyRoom from 58 €

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Appart'City Blois
Appart'City Blois, located in the city centre between the Loire River and the train station, is 350 metres from the castle and close to many shops and...
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