Loire Valley

Château de Fontenay dominant le Cher. Between le Cher and la Loire, the Touraine region welcomes you for a cultural, gastronomical or viticultural stay, you may even combine the three if you wish!

Added to Unesco’s list of World Heritage Sites, the Loire Valley benefits from a strong cultural wealth and a renowned gastronomy.


Around the Château

The geographical location of le Château de Fontenay will allow you to discover the most beautiful and famous castles of the Val de Loire whilst reducing the distances and time spent on the road. Lets take for example:

  • Chenonceaux, less than 6km away (Ask us for the bicycles to get there, its unique!) ;
  • Amboise and its famous Château, 10min by car ;
  • Loches and its medieval town, located 20km away.

Also discover Villandry, Azay-le-Rideau (30mn), Cheverny (30mn), Blois (35mn) and many more

De ou Vers chez nous For a stay off the beaten track, le Château de Fontenay team also proposes less renown but just as interesting visits and activities!

Viticultural exploration and tasting

Make the most of your stay by discovering the wealth of French wine making heritage and learn about wine tasting! Le Château de Fontenay is also a wine growing estate. White, Red, Rosé, still wines made with traditional methods, our range of wines of appellation Touraine or range of wines appellation Touraine will surely seduce your curious palates. We also offer offer visits through our vineyards, wineries and wine cellars upon request. Feel like visiting a different appellation? We can also advise you on which wine growing estates to visit and go wine tasting! Fontenay- Sculpture


Recommended places

Gastronomes and gourmands, we have some addresses to recommend:

Notre Cuisine: only if you book 48h in adavance.

Le Château de Fontenay in collaboration with very good chefs offers several tasty menus for you to savor in your cottage or on the go during your visits.

  • Arrival meals (Available for stays in our B&B rooms or Cottages)

Tired from your car, train or plane journey? Supermarkets are closed upon your arrival? For a stressless beginning to your stay, our chef will prepare a complete evening meal (Soup, seasonal salty cake, salad, desert, bread).

  • Picnic basket (Available for stays in our B&B rooms or Cottages)

A day of visits and activities can build up an appetite. Our Chef can prepare complete basket picnics for you (sandwich, crisps, seasonal salty cake, seasonal fruits, pastries, water bottle and coffee). It would be a shame to give it a miss!

  • Menus between 18€ and 25€ (Available only for stays in our Cottages)

For a stressless stay, order our Chef’s meals and treat yourselves with refined and savory dishes. No need to move, we will deliver the meals straight to your cottage. 5 menus to chose from /week.