Located 20 minutes from the medieval city of Chinon, the fortified town of Cardinal Richelieu, is at the gates of the Loire Anjou Touraine Regional Natural Park classified as World Heritage Unesco Global.
A real architectural gem, Richelieu is a unique example of 17th century town planning punctuated by superb mansions and the magnificent park of its castle.
It is a very plesant stop in South Touraine, to discover this land of vineyards with welcoming cellars, essential castles and pretty cities of character.
Among the remarkable sites: the nearest, 10km away, the Château du Rivau and its fairytale gardens; Chinon and its medieval fortress which dominates the Vienne; the picturesque medieval town of Loches with its castle; the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau, that of Langeais, the magnificent gardens of Château de Villandry, the famous Fontevraud Abbey, the troglodyte sites ...
For sports enthusiasts and nature lovers, Touraine offers multiple cycle tours on protected routes along the Loire, as well as many hiking trails in magnificent national forests.
Do not hesitate to ask us, we will be happy to advise you in the discovery of our beautiful region.