What can the family do in Loches this summer?
Three ideas for family visits to Loches and the surrounding area
This summer, opt for a getaway to Loches in the heart of the Loire Valley.
Historic monuments, gourmet visits, thrills... Here's a selection of activities to suit all tastes in Loches and the surrounding area!
550 metres from the hotel
Discover the Royal City of Loches
As if set atop a rocky spur, the Royal City of Loches is an admirable ensemble comprising a keep and a royal dwelling built between the 11th and 16th centuries.
The keep is recognised as one of the best preserved from the Romanesque period. During your visit, enter the royal dwelling in the footsteps of King Charles VII and Queen Anne of Brittany, and stroll through the 700m² medieval garden.
The Histopad, an interactive tablet, lets you rediscover the dungeon using augmented reality (included in the price of the ticket).
💵 Prices :
- 10.50 (adults)
- 8.50 (7-18 year olds and students)
- free for children under 7
2 kilometres from the hotel
Visit the Confiserie Hallard in Loches
Since 1984, Confiserie Hallard has been making chocolates, lollies, nougats, berlingots, roudoudous and other sweet treats by hand.
The tour of the workshop is divided into three parts: a 15-minute video on sugar production, a confectionery-making demonstration and a visit to the shop.
It's a visit that's sure to please young and old alike! And best of all, it's free!
15 kilometres from the hotel
Tree-climbing at the Clic Lac Aventure adventure park
In Chemillé-sur-Endrois, come and cool off in the shade of the tall trees and enjoy a thrilling experience! On the programme at Clic Lac Aventure :
- 7 tree climbing courses
- a 500m2 Arbofilet to leap over the void
- an area reserved for children aged 3 to 5
- two giant zip lines 250m and 300m long
- the Arboslide: a 40-metre descent on a track of suspended nets
Your hotel in the centre of Loches
Set down your suitcases at the Hôtel de la Cité Royale in an unusual location: the former Palais de Justice in Loches.
The location is ideal: the historic centre of Loches and the Cité Royale are just a five-minute walk away! Our charming 4-star hotel offers 45 air-conditioned rooms (a real bonus in summer!) with warm, contemporary decor.
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Special mention for the queen-size bed and large walk-in shower. Some rooms even have a view of the Royal City, while others have a private balcony!
Add a touch of well-being to your stay with a visit to our wellness area with heated indoor pool and hammam.
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