22 days in Chinon & Loches Itinerary

22 days in Chinon & Loches Itinerary

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— 11 nights
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Chinon

— 11 nights
On the banks of the Vienne River, Chinon offers access to a rich wine area in the Loire Valley.
Get out of town with these interesting Chinon side-trips: Langeais (Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste & Chateau de Langeais), Puy du Fou (in Les Epesses) and Angers (Galerie David d'Angers, Chateau d'Angers, &more). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame de Riviere, admire the natural beauty at Chateau de Villandry, and explore the engaging exhibits at Musee Rabelais.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chinon trip planning site.

Paris to Chinon is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Loches.

Things to do in Chinon

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Loches

— 10 nights
Loches is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.It is situated 29mi southeast of Tours by railway, on the left bank of the Indre River.HistoryLoches grew up around a monastery founded about 500 by St. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loches: Chateau de Chenonceau (in Chenonceaux), Saint-Aignan (ZooParc de Beauval & Coll├ęgiale Saint-Aignan) and Amboise (Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci & Chateau Royal d'Amboise). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Loches, look for gifts at Confiserie Hallard, admire the striking features of Collegiale Saint Ours, and admire the natural beauty at Loches Jardin Public.

Discover how to plan a Loches trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Chinon to Loches by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Loches sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Loches

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips