Indre-et-Loire is a departement in west-central France (Centre region) named after the Indre and the Loire rivers.
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Indre-et-Loire is part of the current region of Centre (Val de Loire) and is surrounded by the départements of Loir-et-Cher, Indre, Vienne, Maine-et-Loire, and Sarthe.
Indre-et-Loire is one of the original 83 départements created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from the former province of Touraine.
Tours was a center of learning in the early Middle Ages.
Indre-et-Loire is home to numerous outstanding châteaux that are open to the public, among them are the following: Château d’Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Château de la Bourdaisière, Château de Chenonceau, Chinon, Courcelles-de-Touraine, Château de Langeais, Marcay, Montpoupon, Tours, Château de Villandry, Château du Rivau, Loches
Tourism office in Centre:
Gites in Centre:
Travel from the UK
By air: Ryanair flies to Tours and Poitiers from Stansted.
By rail: catch the Eurostar to Paris (Gare du Nord) and then connect with a TGV line to Le Mans, Angers, Nantes, Poitiers, La Rochelle and Angoulême from Gare Montparnasse.
Our team of sale advisers at Sextant Properties will be happy to help you to find a property in Centre. We have a large network of partners in Centre. All of them are registered French real estate agents and speak both French and English. Whatever kind of property you are looking for: farmhouse, longere, barn, gite, B&B, country house, mill, castle or chateau, we will do our best to find a property in Centre matching your requirements.