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Chinon

50 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Pam
Pam
February 04, 2019
The Medieval town of Chinon is 23km from La Maison Tumtum Arbre, on the banks of the Vienne river, with winding streets up to the exceptional Forteresse Royale de Chinon, (open all year) listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Fortress was the preferred residence of Henry II and his wife…
Evelyn
Evelyn
June 20, 2018
the central square is a cool place to chill out and watch life go by.
Stephanie
Stephanie
May 08, 2018
Chinon, situated in the Loire Valley is a lovely place, beautiful walks by the river - and don't forget all the cavs where you could go to wine taste.
Nigel
Nigel
March 26, 2018
The Chinon market on Thursday, the Saumur market on Saturday offer a little bit of everything: clothing stalls and bric-a-brac on one side, live rabbits and chickens on another. Farmers come to sell their homemade goats cheese, hand-picked strawberries and tomatoes; fishmongers offer fresh fish from…
Paul
Paul
March 13, 2018
This area is about an hour pleasant driving from the chateau. We usually go for lunch and visit the troglodyte sites and a winery. It is the local wine region and is full of history.

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Location
Chinon, Centre