Indrois - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Lake/ River/ Ponds
The Indrois is a 59.5-kilometer-long river in the Indre and Indre-et-Loire departments in central France. Its source is at Villegouin. It flows generally northwest. It is a right tributary of the Indre, into which it flows at Azay-sur-Indre. You can spend some nice time in the banks of this river and is a calm and quiet place which is away from the busy life.
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Château de Montrésor
3.83km from Indrois
The Château de Montrésor is a beautiful medieval castle with a Renaissance mansion built in the grounds which was located in the French village of Montrésor. They had a fine residence built within the fortress walls and also founded the collegiate church. It became a charming peacetime residence surrounded by the original feudal defense system. The park of the Château de Montrésor and let yourself be charmed by the softness and beauty of this place overlooking the valley of the Indrois.
Château de Montpoupon
10.66km from Indrois
One of the majestic castle which was located in the Loire Valley which was richly furnished and open for a free narrated visit. The Veneur museum has 25 rooms dedicated to art, hunting, and horses, and a newly restored kitchen and also a forest walk with its interactive terminals allow visitors to discover the fauna and flora of our woodlands are the main features of this area. Originally a medieval fortress, the castle was altered by the lords of Prie and Buzançais. The postern was constructed
Château de Loches
12.18km from Indrois
A beautiful medieval castle which was constructed in the 9th century. Built some 500 meters above the Indre River. Designed and occupied by Henry II of England and his son, Richard the Lionheart during the 12th century. The building is an example of the military architecture of the Norman period. One of the main examples of French architecture and is also one of the nice tourist locations in this area. In 1985 it was converted into a museum, and has one of the most extensive collections of med
ZooParc de Beauval
18.3km from Indrois
A beautiful zoo which was ranked among the 10 best zoos in the world. It has the greatest diversity of wildlife in France, around 8,000 animals including two giant pandas in 40 hectares of land. It has been the first zoo in France to present leucistic big cats, white tigers and white lions. There is also a hotel inside the zoo which provides accommodation facilities and also it has the largest bird collection too. The Zoo is located in the Loir-et-Cher department, in the heart of France.
Château de Chenonceau
19.61km from Indrois
One of the beautiful castle located in the heart of France which is also called the ladies chateau’ as throughout its history it is they who have most influenced its design and its destiny. The current château was built in 1514–1522 on the foundations of an old mill and was later extended to span the river. An architectural mixture of late Gothic and early Renaissance and it also has a beautiful garden that is open to the public.
The Chanteloup Pagoda
29.14km from Indrois
The Pagoda of Chanteloup located in the heart of the castles of the Loire is the testimony of the castle of the Duke of Choiseul. The pagoda is 44m high and is held up by a ring of 16 columns and 16 pillars and it offers a panoramic view of the Amboise forest and the Loire Valley. The château was mostly demolished in 1823, but some features of the park remain there.
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Centre-Val de Loire
The Centre-Val de Loire is a large inland region of central France located in the south-west of the French capital Paris. The region is known for its fine historical towns, for its vineyards and agricultural produce, and for its many beautiful castles.