Gites de La Richardière

A blog from our self-catering cottages and holidays in central France.

20 Great reasons to stay at Gites de La Richardière.

20 Great Reasons to stay at Gites de La Richardière as described by our guests.

  1. “The Gite was lovely, extremely well-equipped and the grounds are superb.” A+D, Brittany, Sept
  2. “The surroundings  provide infinite possibilities – Castles, Villages, Photography, Markets…..” I+T, Barcelona, Sept
  3. “We really appreciated the welcome basket, dishwasher tablets and the information folders.” B+C, Aug
  4. “Parc de Beauval Zoo – especially the bird show”  B+C, Aug
  5. We loved visiting Clic-Lac (Climbing), Futuroscope and Angles-sur-Anglin.” D+T+H, Aug
  6. “Amboise and the Chateau Clos Lucé…” F+I, Aug
  7. “The children loved the pool so much they didn’t want to leave the property to visit castles and villages !” D+W, Netherlands, July
  8. “It (La Richardière) is a unique environment both within (the) property and surrounding areas, and so peaceful.” S+F, Sussex / P+G, York, June
  9. “When I asked the boys what they liked the most they said – Playing Badminton and Ping-pong!” E+J, Netherlands, May
  10. Best Holiday ever. I love the dogs too.” I (aged 6) Aug
  11. “We have visited beautiful Chateaus – the best we’ve seen……being Chenonceau. We also visited the Chateaus at Loches and Grand Pressigny. The craft fair….was a great way to join in with the locals and the night market in Loches, a super experience.” A+C, Aug 
  12. Very sad to be going home after a wonderful 2 weeks in Le Pigeonnier. Very pleased with the property which was perfect for our needs.” J&S, Worcester, July
  13. “The museum of pre-history in Le Grand Pressigny is simply world class. It’s hard to believe that this sleepy backwater was the centre of quality flint blade manufacture for most of Europe 4,500 years ago.” J&L, Surrey, June
  14. “I cannot believe the peacefulness, the tranquillity and the glorious weather! Seeing the stars and the Milky Way was wonderful.” H+B,  Wiltshire, June
  15. We didn’t go far this week but enjoyed a day at Amboise and the Maurice Dufresne museum was very interesting at Azay le Rideau.” S+A, Sept
  16. “Restaurants – Le Saint Mandé (Ferriere Larçon) – Superb, went twice. Chez Grandma (Le Petit Pressigny) – Good meal.” J+I, Aug
  17. “My favourite part was the swimming pool and I loved the inflatable whale…….I also enjoyed practising my French with the bakery lady every morning.” T (aged 12) Devon, Aug
  18. “We go home with a fortnight of great memories including a leaving party….on the sun drenched veranda, canoeing down La Cher to Chenonceau, climbing at Clic-Lac, visiting Futuroscope near Poitiers and saying hello to Leonardo’s inventions at Clos Lucé. We can’t wait to return in 2018. Don’t change anything!” A+E, Wirral, Aug
  19. “We thoroughly enjoyed attending the Sal des Vignerons (Wine festival) in Le Petit Pressigny and thanks for helping with the wine tastings. The meal was delicious and there was such a welcoming community feel. You do have a little piece of heaven here and we’ve loved our stay with you.”S+K, Canada, July
  20. “Un grand merci pour ce fabuleux séjour dans votre marveilleux cottage (L’Hirondelle). Nous avon vraiment apprecié votre accueil chaleureux, la beauté des lieux et le calme de la compagne.” C+A, France, May

Find out more about the area with our in-house Guide Book.

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