Centre-Val de Loire

Part of the Loire valley, known for its incredible beautiful castles. Owners who tried to outdo each other in the construction of their domains.

Domaine de la Tortiniere castle in Veigne (Loire Valley)

Veigne Castle – Domaine de la Tortiniere

Built: 19th centuryStatus: Hotel/RestaurantVisitable?: Yes, as a customerNotable: Unrestricted and impressive view over the Indre river and valley and great restaurantWeb: Tortiniere RestaurantFood: FrenchPrice: ExpensiveRating: Excellent In the small village of Veigne, close to the city of Tours, you will find a magnificent estate that towards the middle of last century was turned into a luxury hotel …

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Castle Reignac and its fortified tower at Reignac-sur-Indre in the Loire Valley

Reignac sur Indre Castle – Chateau de Reignac

Built: 15th centuryStatus: WineryVisitable?: Yes, as a guestNotable: The castle is a modified fortress, now a luxury hotel (this is no longer a hotel but a winery). The castle used to belong to the Marquis la Fayette (the French general who helped the USA gain its independence from the UK)Web: Chateau de Reignac This absolutely beautiful …

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