Chateau des Arpentis
The Château des Arpentis is built in the village of Saint-Regle, an old fief of chateau d’Amboise. It is surrounded by a moat from the 17th century and is erected at the bottom of a hill, not far from the Lamasse stream. In the middle of a peaceful park of thirty hectares and entirely restored in 2007-2008, the chateau is prepared to receive guests who want to spend an enchanting stay in the heart of the Loire Valley.
The rooms are spacious, comfortable, and have one or several windows overlooking the park, with air conditioning and other modern comforts. They all have their own different charming decoration to them, with murals and tapestries. Some of the bathrooms are equipped with showers and bathtubs and others only have bathtubs. A few steps away from the Chateau, in the former Orangery is a converted apartment which can accommodate up to 5 people – it has 2 bedrooms and 1 living space with a kitchen (see the last 4 images in the slideshow).
In choosing the Château des Arpentis, you will be satisfied with the peaceful location, which is also close to a number of tourist locations such as museums and vineyards. Saint-Regle , not far from la cite Royale d’Amboise, which is located in the heart of Touraine, in between Tours and Blois.
Things to do
With a wide range of choices you will not be stuck for activities to do. You can learn more about Saint-Regle’s history from nearby museums, or spend your time walking through the wonderful botanical gardens, as well as playing at amusement parks (Mini Castle Park, 5 km). Don’t forget the zoo (Aquarium Touraine Lussault, 10 km) which is family-friendly for adults and children alike.
Local wine lovers will be able to taste at:
MONTLOUIS / LOIRE (20 km)
VOUVRAY (20 km)
MONTRICHARD (15 km)
BOURGUEIL (45 km)
CHINON (45 km)
A little history
During 16th century, it became the property of the military, and then in 1612, Louis Charles d’Albert, Duke of Luynes, became the owner, and it is also where King Louis XIII was invited to diner on the 20th of June 1619.
During the 17th century, the terrace was built on the walls that surround the moat and castle. The castle was restored in the 19th century. Enjoy the Chateau year round, and take in the breathtaking atmosphere during the different seasons. If the weather is nice, you can eat breakfast outdoors on the terrace.