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 Le Belle Vue is halfway between Tours and Poitiers making it an ideal location from which to explore all that the Loire Valley has to offer.

Barrou offers another couple of accommodation options

The 'Old Walnut Mill'

'Le Bourg'


Nearest Travel Links


Tours: 50 km

Railway:  St Pierre des Corps: 50 km


Caen: 325 km



By Air:

Le Belle Vue is situated midway between Tours (50kms) and Poitiers (70kms) both of which are served by budget airline Ryanair. Alternatives are Limoges, La Rochelle or Paris all serviced by budget airlines.

By Car:

The distance from the Ferry Ports are:
Calais 596 kms
Caen 325 kms
Le Harvre 403 kms
Roscoff 524 kms

Nearest Auto Route is A10. Leave at junction 24, 25 or 26 depending on the direction you are travelling. Detailed directions will be sent with booking confirmation.

By train:
St Pierre des Corps (50kms)

A choice of hire companies are available from all airport and train stations or we can arrange car hire locally when you arrive.

All the Loire Chateaux are within reach, with a number less than a 30 minute drive away. The Loire region is a food lovers dream with vibrant markets teaming with seasonal produce and numerous vineyards producing excellent wines. Visit local farms where you can see goat’s cheese being made, select home-cured meats, buy fresh milk and thickly churned cream or sample foie gras. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are cycle paths, footpaths, lakes for swimming, rivers for fishing and canoeing and forests for foraging, equestrian centres, golf courses, horse racing, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, theme parks.

Almost every weekend there will be at least one local village hosting a brocante or a fete, often serving excellent value meals, eaten communally in the open air. In summer there are outdoor concerts in parks, open-air cinema in chateau grounds, medieval festivals, light shows, the list goes on.


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