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Aérocom Montgolfières
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Aérocom Montgolfières

The flights take place every day, depending on the weather, at sunrise or 3 hours before sunset. Flights are possible all year with April to October being the most favourable season.
The activity takes around 3 hours with a 1-hour flight according to the wind. Take off around the castle, depending on the wind direction. After landing a certificate is distributed along with sparkling Loire Valley wines!

Casual Dress code advised ; it’s not colder in the air than on land.

Aérocom Montgolfière is labelled « QUALITE TOURISME » and « TOURISME ET HANDICAP » with a basket that’s adapted for physically disabled passengers.

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Air Touraine
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Air Touraine

Helicopter or hot air balloon, fly unusual places with Air Touraine!
Airline company for 40 years, Air Touraine will take you on board its hot-air balloons to see differently some of the prestigious castles which make the fame of the Loire Valley, in France.
In total it is 3 hours of adventure: the preparation of the balloon and its inflation, the flight of about 1 hour at the mercy of the wind (depending on the landing fields available to us), the landing, the glass of Champagne, a friendly moment where everyone expresses the emotions experienced and the return in 4X4.
Balloon flight from Amboise, Chenonceaux and Neuvy le Roi. Other bases possible on request.

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Aventure canoe sur le cher
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Aventure canoe sur le cher

Our Club certified by the French Federation Canoe Kayak, is recognized of public utility. We offer several courses on the Cher Sauvage and Cher Tranquille and Sauldre. The Cher is a calm river, and the ecosystem is very preserved! Sporting and being close to nature is our motto. Come see the Chateau de Chenonceau from a new angle, passing under the arches of this magnificent architectural work! Discover the fauna and the aquatic flora! Bivouacs on 2-3 days. RENTAL LOCATIONS IN CHISSEAUX, NAUTICAL BASE IN MONTRICHARD QUAI JEAN BART AND ON THE CHER SAUVAGE (SAINT AIGNAN)! The club offers introductory and advanced training courses for schoolchildren, recreation centers, groups, CE.

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Canoe company Cher
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Canoe company Cher

Canoe Company offers walks on the Cher with several routes including the passage under the Chateau of Chenonceau and on the Loire between Amboise and Rochecorbon. The "Chenonceau walk" lasts about 2 hours for 7 km. Departure from St-Georges, lock at Chisseaux or portage, passage under the castle of Chenonceau. Canadian canoes (2 or 3 seater), life jackets. Also longer stretches of one or more days. Unusual: evening walks, lantern, morning; picnic baskets. Stroll on site without reservation. Public: Couples, families, groups, seminars ... Condition: know how to swim.

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DINO ET LA VERRIÈRE
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DINO ET LA VERRIÈRE

The Château de Rochecotte features several dining rooms overlooking the formal gardens. We offer private lounges for your family meals or special events. When the warmer weather comes, you can enjoy the wisteria-covered terrace overlooking the Loire Valley and savour our chef’s cuisine (Emmanuelle Pasquier-Terrien). You will experience her exquisite cuisine combining the Touraine products together with Mediterranean fragrances and you will be regaled with Franck Joly’s desserts, our head pastry chef. Afternoon teas are served in the lounges or on the terrace upon reservation.

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France Montgolfières
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France Montgolfières


France Montgolfières, with more than 25 years of experience, offers you a dream air ride over the most beautiful sites of the Loire Valley and the Cher Valley! Flight of Chenonceaux. Appreciated at any age from the age of 6, this playful, original and magical activity does not require any particular physical aptitude. Flights from early April to late October, at sunrise or sunset depending on the period and the chosen site of flight. Allow about 3 hours for the service including 1 hour flight. The service includes: transport to the place of takeoff and return in our vehicles, preparation of the balloon, flight of about 1 hour, landing and storage of the balloon, friendship glass and graduation.

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L'Auberge du Croissant
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L'Auberge du Croissant

A pretty traditional restaurant nestled at the foot of the tufa cliffs and facing the Loire, the Auberge du Croissant offers a cuisine full of simplicity, with local products.
The prices are quite affordable and the wine list is remarkably well stocked with high quality Loire wines. Don't be fooled if the men of the vineyard come here in large numbers for lunch, it's because Epicure has been there! In season, service is available in the shady and quiet garden.
The establishment has a room for hire for private receptions.

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Loire Vélo Nature
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Loire Vélo Nature

Loire Vélo Nature”, pioneer of the Loire Valley ecotourism, provides a wide range of services to cyclists from all over the world. During the summer season, we offer rental and repair services as well as thematic tours focusing on local heritage. New: on site catering facing the Loire at the CYCLO-CAFÉ. In a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, young and old alike will enjoy a coffee break or indulge in our local products. “Loire Vélo Nature” sole wish is to introduce you to the wildest aspects of the Loire and its surroundings and let you marvel at the continuously changing remarkable landscapes of an unmatched historical heritage.

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