In the heart of the Loire Valley, a world heritage site of Unesco since 2000, let's enjoy with us, an amazing experience in our troglodyte house. Full renovated, garden and house have a southern exposure. Near the Loire River at 5km fromTours.
Welcome in our troglodyte house, a typical house famous in this area. Do not hesitate to discover this charming place, where you will be able to find a room with a large bed and a shower room with it's toilets. A large terrace, in front of the house, at the south side will offer you an extraordinary place to have some rest after your journey, or your visits along the day. Room with private entrance
Situated at 5 km of Tours, the main town of Touraine, it'll be easy for you to reach toward the East, following the bank of the Loire river, Amboise and the Clos lucé, the house of Leonard de Vinci, or Castles of Chenonceau and Chambord. On the other part, toward the West side, you can easily reach the famous gardens of Villandry or Azay le Rideau Castle and the pretty town of Chinon.
In Tours itself, you 'll have the opportunity to find nice and gastronomic restaurants, french typical bars and many sites to visits as Cathedral, museums and so on. I'll be pleased to help you to discover the area. You can reach Tours in 5 minutes by car or 15 minutes by a wonderful cycling path along the river (website hidden) foot it'll take you around 40 mn.
Our guests are welcome in the garden for a rest.
A fridge is reserved for them. Fresh water is available in.
Interaction with Guests
I'll be happy to help you planning your day of visits when you arrive or before by mail. I can suggest you some nice restaurants of the area or other, more gastronomic.
We are closed to the Loire river. If you like nature, or like walking I can indicate you the wonderful foot path along the river. You can reach Tours easily by this way.
You can also discover vineyard of Vouvray on the top to the cliff and have an enjoyable view of Tours.
A bus stop is situated near the house (5 mn walk). It allows you to reach Tours.
If you arrive by motorway A10, take exit n°20. Follow signs "Blois, Saumur, Rochecorbon, Vouvray". At the traffic circle "Jean le Reste" take "Chemin des Rochettes".Below turn right. Continue 20 meters and turn left, just before the bridge, in the dead end. It is at the end of this path at the big green gate.
If you arrive by the "D952", when you left Tours toward Blois, there is a big traffic circle "Jean Le Reste". Then follow the above instructions
Other Things to Note
On the same site, you can see other room, (la chambre rose). Smaller than this one, it has the same accesses and it's less expansive.
You can park your car in the property.
Breakfast (only organic food) with cafe, tea or chocolate, fruit juice, croissants and bread with butter and home made jam, yoghourt is served from 8 o'clock
You can arrive in the evening until 22h00.
We lend you bikes if you ask it before arriving. We give you an anti-theft device.
If they are damage we will ask you to pay for a reparation.
If they are stolen we will ask you 150 euros to buy another one. It never happens so far.
Danielle etait très agréable et elle a nous prêté ses bicyclettes. La visite du maison troglodyte etait superbe.
Excellent accueil de Danièle, qui a été attentionnée, disponible et nous a donné plein de bons conseils qui nous ont permis de passer un très bon sejour a Tours. Nous sommes arrivé à vélo, et le trajet du centre ville de Tours à la maison passe par les bords de Loire et est très agréable. Nous recommandons et nous reviendrons avec plaisir.
Deux nuits au calme dans un cadre vraiment atypique!! La chambre est très confortable, avec tout ce qu'il faut, et même plus! Les berges de la Loire sont à deux pas, et le centre de Tours à dix minutes. Et en plus le jardin est magnifique, parfait pour passer une fin de soirée en amoureux! Danièle a été très accueillante et prévenante, et patiente avec petit Max! Et que dire de sa gentillesse..
Our stay in Danièle's troglodyte house was great!
The house is very uncommon and special, a unique experience. But even if its "inside" the stone, the bedroom felt really comfortable and modern, also, perfectly clean.
The breakfast was very good and having it in the garden was a perfect way to start the day.
Danièle and her family were very welcoming and nice, she explained how to reach Tours city centre and recommended some restaurants that we really liked.
I would absolutely recommend staying in this interesting place!
Danièle was really nice with me and my mother, actually my mother loved her. The house is excellent, the room, the bathroom was cleaned. The breakfast was good. But what really surprised me was the attention that the hostess gave us, took all our questions, gave all directions, tips interesting to know within what had already planned places. That was a pleasure to meet you Danièle.
We had a brilliant stay with Daniele!! The house was very interesting and the area was beautiful. Daniele was an excellent host, friendly and incredibly helpful in providing us with recommendations of where to visit, where to eat etc. We would absolutely recommend to anyone! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!!
The trogolodyte is an experience you must have! Such a beautiful home just across from the loire river. Tours is just a short bike ride away and this is a perfect location if you want to visit all the nearby wineries. Daniele was so kind and so helpful! She had tons of great tips for things to see and places to eat. Look no further, reserve this place immediately! The best place near Tours (lovely country breakfast too!!)
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