What to see ?

Take a break from cycling to visit some of the region’s countless châteaux, gardens, churches, abbeys, museums, historic towns and other treasures of the Loire valley. Some of these attractions have signed up to a cycle quality programme, offering cycle parking points, drinking water and toilet facilities, as well as cycle tourism information.

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Pagoda of Chanteloup

Amboise - 37400

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From 9.70 €

In a 14 hectare park with its ornemental lake, the Pagoda (built in 1775) is all that remains of the great château belonging to the Duke of Choiseul.

  • Entrez dans la Cour des Grands
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Vignobles et Découvertes
  • Qualité Tourisme

Saint-Martin Basilica

Tours - 37000

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The present Basilica (1886-1924), designed by the Touraine architect Victor Laloux, is built on the tomb of St Martin (in the crypt) which was discovered in 1860 in the cellars of houses built on the site of the old Basilica. Mass every day at 11.00 a.m. Illumination.

Musée Oscar Roty

Jargeau - 45150

A large collection of medals of the major figures of the era and a showcase of the famous "Semeuse" image. On the first floor, there is a variety of furniture, paintings and works attributed to various friends of the artist.

Château of Chenonceau

Chenonceaux - 37150

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From 13 €

Renaissance château. Unique architecture,built over the Cher river. A collection of masters paintings and a remarkable series of 16th-century Flemish tapestries. The Galerie des Dômes (wine cellar), exhibitions. Night-time promenades in the gardens during the summer, boat outings in (...)

  • Démarche d'excellence grands sites
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Jardin remarquable

City trip - Briare

Briare - 45250

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This summer, the City of Enamels and floral town (4 flowers) of Briare offers summer tours around its canal bridge. In rainy weather, they will be replaced by tours of the Church. Seasonal strolls are organised in Briare and the surrounding municipalities. Booking at the Tourist Office (...)

  • Tourisme&Handicap
  • Hearing handicap
  • Mental handicap
  • Motor handicap
  • Visual handicap

Château of Ussé

Rigny-usse - 37420

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From 14 €

Furniture, objets d’art, tapestries. Gardens. Scenes from “The Sleeping Beauty”. Unaccompanied tour of the battlements, chapel, gardens, prison, tack room and coach-house. Exhibitions in season.

  • Accueil vélo
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • La Loire à Vélo

Eglise Saint-Maurice - Berry Roman

Cuffy - 18150

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La commune de Cuffy est plus connue pour le Bec d’Allier que pour son église, il est vrai assez remaniée : le transept et la tour de croisée coiffée de pignons ne datent que du XIXe siècle.

Visite Guidée du Pont Canal du Guétin

Cuffy - 18150

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From 3 €

The Guétin Bridge Canal allows the Canal Latéral à la Loire to cross the river Allier from one bank to the other. The construction, inaugurated in 1838, is of monumental proportions, 343m long with 18 arches. It is made of stone from Apremont-Sur-Allier.

Robert-Houdin Magic Museum

Blois - 41000

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From 9 €

Enter the realm of illusions: automatons, optical games and mirrors, tricks, etc. Take a closer look at the world of Robert-Houdin, the greatest magician of all time, and learn about the "Hallucinoscope". Magic show at the end of the visit.

Château of Villelouet

Chailles - 41120

The Château was built in the 17th century and modified in the 18th and 19th centuries. It stands on the banks of the Cosson and boasts a magnificent main courtyard surrounded by railings and a remarkable Troubadour-style chapel. With prior appointment, visits without a guide of the ou (...)