Discover the campsite
Discover the region
- The Royal Fortress of Chinon
The royal fortress of Chinon is situated on a rocky spur overlooking the right bank of the Vienne and the town. This remarkably large medieval fortress dominates the entire old town, which has developed along its entire length below, its walls following the contour of the rocky spur.
- Medieval quarter
An ancient fortified town on the banks of the Vienne River, Chinon is best explored by strolling along its many narrow streets and beautiful half-timbered houses. Don't miss rue Voltaire with its famous Maison Rouge, now located next to the Carroi-Musée, Chinon's art and history museum.
- Ecomusée du Véron
In the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Loire Valley, the Ecomusée du Véron, recognized as a "Musée de France", reveals the secrets of an exceptional region.
- CHINON, land of vines
Chinon has something that other wines don't have. The human influence initiated by Rabelais, the ingredient that binds all others together. Uncork a bottle of Chinon and you're drinking a "Vin loyal à Rabelais", the very essence of the appellation! Music festivals Numerous festivals and events take place throughout the year: Chinon en Jazz, Chinon en fanfares, Voyages en guitare...
- The Castles
Welcome to a worldwide spotlight featuring most of the great château’s of the Loire Valley! Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Chenonceau, Chinon, Le Clos Lucé, Langeais, Loches, Villandry... Nearly fifty châteaux welcome you for most of the year. Lively, fun and cultural, our tours are suitable for everyone, whether you're a family, a couple or a group of friends, all with the same friendly attention.
- The Goupillières troglodyte valley
All the authenticity of troglodytes in the Loire Valley. Don't miss Amélie's fabulous Sundays, including a guided tour, a country style meal of Fouées tourangelles...
- Maurice Dufresne Museum
A journey back in time, for young and old alike, where you'll discover over 3,000 extraordinary inventions.
- Le CLAN
Le CLAN offers a wide range of activities, including canoeing, bike hire and much more. It's just 100m from the campsite.
- La Loire by bike
The great château’s of Amboise, the vineyards of Montlouis-sur-Loire, the pretty town of Tours, the gardens of Villandry, the châteaux of Langeais or Azay-le-Rideau, the royal fortress of Chinon... when planning your Touraine getaway along the Loire à Vélo, in addition to the distances to be covered, don't forget to make time for sightseeing. You'll need it!