8 days in Indre-et-Loire Itinerary

8 days in Indre-et-Loire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rome
Fly + Drive:  13 h
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Rome


Chinon ©
On the banks of the Vienne River, Chinon offers access to a rich wine area in the Loire Valley.
Explore hidden gems such as La Forteresse de Montbazon and Maurice Dufresne Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau du Rivau and Château de l'Islette. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chinon: Chateau de Villandry (in Villandry) and Chateau de Langeais (in Langeais). It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau and do a tasting at Chateau de Ligre.

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Rome, Italy to Chinon is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, Chinon is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Chinon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Azay-le-Rideau, La Forteresse de Montbazon, Chateau du Rivau, Chateau de Ligre, Chateau d'Usse
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La Forteresse de Montbazon ©
La Forteresse de Montbazon
Chateau du Rivau ©
Chateau du Rivau
Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry


Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau de Loches and Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau Royal d'Amboise and Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci. Get out of town with these interesting Amboise side-trips: chateau Montpoupon (in Cere La Ronde), Loches (Maison-Musee Lansyer & Eglise Saint Antoine) and Musee du Cuir Et de la Tannerie (in Chateau-Renault). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Plou Et Fils, examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau, look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, and explore the galleries of Eglise Saint-Florentin.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amboise online itinerary planner.

Getting from Chinon to Amboise by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Amboise can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Loches, chateau Montpoupon, Chateau de Chenonceau, Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, Musee du Cuir Et de la Tannerie
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Plou Et Fils ©
Plou Et Fils
Chateau de Loches ©
Chateau de Loches
Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches ©
Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches