Country cottage to rent in the south of the Loire Valley
La Savoureuse is an ideal destination for amateur fishermen as the Aigronne stream flows through the garden. This stream is 29 kms long, and you can fish trout, roach and perch. The fishing licence is compulsory, and you can take advantage of special holiday or daily rates.
Fishing licence cards can be bought at the café in the village :
Mairie du Petit Pressigny - 1 rue des Bordes - 37350 Le Petit Pressigny
Office du Tourisme - Place Savoie Villars - 37350 Le Grand Pressigny
Le grand pré vert - 4 Grande Rue - 37350 Le Grand Pressigny
Water park : Naturéo - Loches (27 kms)
France's first natural water park
Built on a hill facing the Château at Loches, this large water park, Naturéo, opened its doors recently to the public. For the first time in France, a natural water swimming pool is available to the public. parc-natureo.fr
Public open air swimming pool at Le Grand Pressigny (10 kms)
Open during the summer months. guide-piscine.fr
Public open air swimming pool at Preuilly sur Claise (10 kms)
On peaceful country roads in beautiful untouched countryside, you can follow cycling tracks all over the Loire Valley. There are also 14 dedicated cycle routes which will give you a sense of escapism and freedom, and several of these routes are linked to the famous "Loire à vélo" "l'Indre à vélo" and "Saint James Way" routes.
This gives you a completely unique way of spending your holiday!
You will find bike rental in Loches or in Le Grand-Pressigny.
Loches Verneuil Golf course (24 kms)
Whatever your playing level, you are welcome to play at the golf course at Loches Verneuil. This charming golf course boasts beautiful countryside. An unmissable experience !
The South Loire Valley proposes 268 km of walking paths to satisfy nature lovers.
On foot, on bike, or even on horseback! You will discover this unique countryside.
As a warm-up, you can start by taking the walk suggested in the middle of the village (yellow signs, 12.5 kms, 3hours walk).
Whether you are an experienced horse-rider or you just want to enjoy yourself, or perhaps fine-tune some basic horse-riding skills, you will find numerous horse-riding centres available for horse-riding excursions around the beautiful Loire Valley countryside.
On the (very calm) River Creuse, the Descartes club has canoes you can hire.
Allée Léo Lagrange37160 Descartes
Tél. : 02 47 59 81 65 / 06 67 52 01 52
If you prefer to discover the River Indre you can hire canoes and paddle down the River between Loches and Chambourg.
Aflo Location Canoë Kayak
Tél. : 06 09 92 01 36
Hot Air Balloon rides :
Several companies invite you to hover over the Garden of France – you have limitless options !
The Hot Air Balloon flights are organised every day during the spring and summer months, according to weather conditions. This region is an exceptional area to see from above : châteaux, country manors, churches, and of course the River Loire.