Villandry

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownVillandry
Insee code37272
Postcode37510
Latitude47.3393330
Longitude0.5120000
AltitudeFrom 38 to 97 meters
Surface17.80 km²
Population1072 inhabitants
Density60 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townTours (at 16.9 km, 22 min)Berthenay at 2.8 km
DepartmentIndre-et-LoireSavonnières at 2.9 km
RegionCentreSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Villandry is located 250 km from Paris, 16 km west of Tours.

Train station at Ballan Mire, and Druye Savonnières. Bus links between Tours-Tours and Ballan Mire-Villandry. A10 to 20 km - 4 km to Highway A85. Tours airport (20 km). TGV station in Tours (15 km).

Colombiers formerly, until 1639, the inhabitants of Villandry are Colombians.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Must to Villandry: the castle and its magnificent gardens open all year. Remarkable harmony of its architecture and its gardens, Villandry is the last of the great Renaissance castles built on the banks of the Loire. Inside the castle, which dates from the 18th century, has been completely restored. Decoration both neat and elegant with antique furniture. Outside, six gardens to admire. Villandry must undoubtedly international reputation for its exceptional collection of terraced gardens that surround it, as in a case. Do not miss!
  • The Church of St. Etienne with its vast dome of 6 meters in diameter.
  • The stone the Reeds, menhir located in Wood Lureau.
  • Cher Le Bec, where Cher joins the Loire, where the name of the Confluence.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Villandry
Leisure centresCastle Gardens of Villandry
MonumentsCastle of Villandry

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Marché des Saveurs in August. Come discover the many flavors of Touraine in a market friendly semi-nocturnal.
  • Visit the Gardens at Castle Villandry: June.
  • Night of a Thousand Lights at Castle Villandry: July.
  • Outputs unusual for hiking in Confluence and enter premises usually closed to the public.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Caves of Savonnières petrifying 2 km.
  • The castle of Azay-le-Rideau 10 km, routes the Loire by bike for the whole family.
  • The Castle of Ussé Rigny-20 km.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Overview of Touraine balloonNature and the outdoorsFrom 134 € to 179 €Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois (23 km)

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PHOTOS

Villandry castle and its gardensVillandry castle and its gardens
 
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Driveway Gardens VillandryDriveway Gardens Villandry
 
Villandry Gardens - Vegetable gardenVillandry Gardens - Vegetable garden
Gardens Villandry - part water with two swansGardens Villandry - part water with two swans
  

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WEATHER

Wednesday 30 July
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Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
Thursday 31 July
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Min. 14°C - Max. 27°C
Friday 1 August
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Min. 17°C - Max. 29°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 6 km from VillandryFrom 15 € to 40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantErrard  
7.8
Langeais
In a friendly atmosphere, this former post of the seventeenth, located 100 meters from the Chateau de Langeais, offers a refined cooking with the seasons.
Located 8 km from Villandry40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Tours Sud -Joué-lès-Tours  
4.9
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Joué-lès-Tours
FAMILY - A few kilometers from Tours and near the Lake Bretonnières, let yourself be tempted by the restaurant Campanile Joue-les-Tours. Here is contemporary décor and furniture style...
Located 9.6 km from Villandry20 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Castle with 3 bedroomsChâteau de Cinq-Mars    
9.5
Cinq-Mars-la-Pile
The chateau of Cinq-Mars is located on the slope of the Loire 17 km west of Tours and 5 km east of Langeais. In the middle of a romantic park created in 1860, you can climb on top of...
Located 3.8 km from Villandry80 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes et gîte La Réserve    
9.4
Cinq-Mars-la-Pile
Nathalie and Jean François welcome you at La Reserve, old farm in Touraine tufa stone nineteenth, near Tours, Langeais and Villandry and many famous vineyards beyond the Touraine. We...
Located 4.2 km from VillandryFrom 69 € to 72 € 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 6.3 km from Villandry105 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
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 8.6 km from VillandryFrom 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 9.5 km from VillandryFrom 400 € to 500 € per week 
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 10.9 km from VillandryFrom 490 € to 580 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
73 places over 1,7 haLes GRANGES    
9.5
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 5.8 km from VillandryFrom 10 € to 22 € per day 
168 places over 3,5 haAirotel la Mignardiere    
10
Ballan-Miré
At 8 km southwest of Tours (Loire Valley), your ideal location for exploring the area and its castles.
Located 9.4 km from VillandryFrom 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 21 km from VillandryFrom 16 € to 25.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Auberge Le Colombien - Hotel in VillandryLogis Auberge Le Colombien     
8.2
Villandry
Centrally located in the charming village of Villandry, Logis Auberge Le Colombier is just 100 metres from the famous Chateau. It features a gastronomic restaurant serving local specialities....
Located in VillandryRoom from 78 €
Logis Le Cheval Rouge - Hotel in VillandryLogis Le Cheval Rouge     
8
Villandry
Located just 100 metres from the famous Villandry castle, Le Cheval Rouge offers comfortable accommodation in a quiet country setting. Guest rooms are cosy and equipped with en suite...
Located in VillandryRoom from 68 €
Résidence Hôtel de la Salle - Hotel in VillandryRésidence Hôtel de la Salle    
6
Vallères
Résidence Hôtel de la Salle is set in a 3-hectare park, located along the wine route in the Loire Valley, 7 km from the Château de Villandry. Breakfast is included and each room has...
Located 4.8 km from VillandryRoom from 49 €

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Oceania L'Univers Tours
This truly historic boutique hotel opened its doors in 1846. It is perfectly located in the city centre in the heart of the tourist and shopping area,...
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Clarion Hotel Château Belmont Tours
This 4-star hotel is set in a 2.5-hectare park in Tours City Centre. It features a heated swimming pool, a hot tub and a...
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