If you are driving south from Tours and time
is not important you can avoid the A10 auto-route and
travel instead on the D910. By choosing this route you will
drive through the town of Montbazon which can sometimes
be overlooked as all you remember is the congestion as you
try to drive through it and the statue perched on a castle
We suggest you take a right at its first set of traffic
lights and park down by the river Indre beside the tourist
office. The riverside is lovely anytime of year.
There is a good 3 star campsite within the park.
It is worth a
strolling past the 16th century houses on the Rue des Moulins to visit the town's church, Notre Dame, which at first seems rather unassuming but a look inside might just surprise you!
A visit what remains of the oldest castle in France
'Le Dunjon du Faucon
Noir', is also worth a visit - it is not difficult to find
due to the eight ton statue of the Virgin Mary acting as a
8am - 12:30 pm
town is one of eight that make up the tourist area of 'la
Val de l'Indre'
It is also worth taking the detour
to the neighbouring town of Veigné. If you are lucky
you might catch a glimpse of the freestyle canoeists by the