Places to visit in Southern Touraine


Loire Valley



    Places to visit nearby: Click on photographs or names below for more detail.


the chateau at Le Grand Pressigny in Southern Touraine





Le Grand Pressigny 


Entrance to the spa town of La Roche Posay

Descartes in Centre - Val de Loire


La Roche Posay  



Beautiful village of Angles-sur-l'Anglin with castle ruins in the background

Private chateau at Preuilly-sur-Claise


Angles sur l'Anglin


Preuilly sur Claise

the beautiful village of Montresor in the Loire Valley

Henri IV bridge in Chatellerault





Barrou is located in Southern Touraine within the Centre-Val de Loire region in the heart of France. An outstanding cultural landscape full of historic towns, charming villages, great architectural monuments, wonderful chateaux and many fine vineyards.

From the house you are only half an hour away from the biodiversity of the La Brenne National Park and also within minutes of some of the highlights of the neighbouring department of Vienne including the beautiful village of Angles sur l'Anglin, its capital, Poitiers and  the interest holding theme park of Futuroscope.


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You are within easy reach of many of the Loire Valley chateaux  


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 Azay le Rideau





You can find more places to visit in the Loire Valley here on my site about this delightful region of France, information we are happy to share with you to help make the most of your stay with us.



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Author: Jim Craig