Parc de Fierbois
Parc de Fierbois is a family friendly holiday park with an excellent range of facilities. Set in 180 acres of woodland, the park has a beautiful lakeside beach and a recently developed poolside bar complex.
There is a large on site water park featuring 3 pools with slide and waterchute for older children. Sporting facilities are plentiful from archery and badminton to basketball and crazy golf. Dining options are varied with a restaurant, bar and takeaway as well as a pizzeria.
Off site the fairytale castle of Azay-le-Rideau is just 30 minutes away and the medieval city of Tours has a good range of shops and restaurants.
Opening Dates: 19/05/2017 - 02/09/2017
Nearest Airport: Tours (TUF) - 39km
Recommended Port: Caen - 300km
Direct Access to Lake: Direct Access
Nearest Town: Ste Maure de Touraine - 6km
Hire bikes and head off on a chβteaux tour
Let the kids loose at the skate parc on site
Attractions close to Parc de Fierbois
Aquarium de Touraine
Aquarium with plenty to see for the children. Touch tank and feeding shows with crocodiles. Shop, restaurant, bar and picnic area.
Futuroscope is the European theme park of the moving image. It is both fun and educational and the futuristic buildings house many attractions. 140,000 miles of film are projected each year. An excellent selection of services including many restaurants, baby changing, cash machines, parking, shops etc.
Chateau d' Usse was the inspiration for the tale of Sleeping Beauty. Situated on the edge of the forest of Chinon, the present chateau was built in the 15th century. Gothic and Renaissance architecture. The old chapel and large gallery house many 11th century tapestries.
Chateau de Villandry
Villandry is an elegant castle from the Renaissance period (1536 completion). This castle is also famous for the magical beauty of its gardens. The property and gardens are majestic and full of harmony.
Chateau de Chenonceau
Built in 1513 on the river Cher, it is one of the finest chateaux in the Loire with outstanding architecture. The chateau is home to fine collections of Renaissance furniture, 16th,17th centuries tapestries and a great number of masterpieces. 70 Hectares of parks and gardens for walks.
Abbaye de Fontevraud
Built at the end of the 11th Century. Before the French Revolution it was the most important and richest Abbey in France. Served as a prison between 1804-1965. Now home to the cultural centre for the west of France. Surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Built on an island by the Indre River in the early 16th Century. The castle is a mixture of two great styles - French and Italian Renaissance. The interior is preserved as a renaissance museum. It houses a collection of 16th and 17th Century Flemish tapestries
Chateau de Chinon
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Museum dedicated to all aspects of wine making
Zoo de Beauval
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Chateau de Montrichard
Visit the 11th century chateau ruins in the tourist town of Montrichard
Wine Museum Chinon
Situated in a wine cellar, this museum explains the process of winemaking through miniature models. Wine tasting included in the entrance fee