Charming villa in the medieval citadel of Loches

Excursions in and around Loches

Dep. 37 – Notable Natural Areas: map       WALKINGS IN TOURAINE CÔTE SUD : Circuit hiking and biking

- Le Grand-Pressigny circuit       balade Le Grand Pressigny

Genillé  circuit          balade Genillé

- Chédigny circuit        

- Le Louroux circuit         ,     beetween nesting and migration

- Prairies du Roy natural area (

- in the Loches forest, along the path d’Orfonds (

- walking to the Dolus-le-Sec éolienne (

- medieval village of Montrésor (

- walking from Pouillé to Montrichard, along the Cher (

- walking to study the  Coteaux troglodytes (

- Tauxigny: walking to discovery the solar system (

- in the Tours-Preuilly forest (

- in the Grillemont forest (

- hamlet la basse Chevrière, where lived the painter Ray Sutter and the sculptor-painter Alexandre Calder, and where passed the writer Honoré de Balzac (

- Mennetou-sur-Cher medieval city (

- Angles-sur-l’Anglin medieval village (

- walking along the Loir valley (

Vaas heritage discovery (

- the meadows de Bléré, in the country of wild orchids (

- Domaine de Candé, the discovery of aquatic biodiversity (

- Eperon Barré de Murat, an excellent vantage point to monitor the migratory birds, in particular the birds of prey (

- ponds of Narbonne (

- Ile de la Métairie, ancien floodplain forest that attracts birds in all seasons and where you can find traces of beaver (

- the Gloriette groves (

- Bois des Touches (

- les Rouchoux (

- Bardeaux de l’Indre, from barrage to barrage between Indre and Loire (

- Bois Chétif, last Touraine floodplain forest along the  Loire

- Puys du Chinonais, small limestone hills that have resisted erosion ( (,0.230541&spn=0.059256,0.122738&z=13)

- la Pomardière (

- Coteau de la Vienne (

- Les Chétauderies – Ligueil