La Pénesais

Our 4**** cottages are the ideal destination for you who are looking for charm, serenity, a warm and quality welcome

Welcome to La Pénesais​

La Pénesais aquarelle de Pierre Varesi

In the heart of the Loire Valley listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site,

La Pénesais is the ideal stopover to experience the magic of Touraine and Anjou.

Tourism in Loire Valley

Chinon - la forteresse royale
  • Museums and castles nearby
  • Winery visits and tastings
  • Restaurant reservations
  • Discovering the best of the region

Activities & Hobbies

magnifique lumiére de Loire sur les bateaux traditionnels
  • Hiking or cycling
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Ballads in a traditional boat on the Loire or the Vienne


La Pénesais was rewarded at the KAYAK Travel Awards 2022. This prize is based on the opinions left by travellers, so we …

visites de Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau 2022

Throughout the summer, the historic towns of Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau, Richelieu and Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine offer you original guided tours, sometimes unusual, funny, and always …


“Everything was perfect and our hosts were welcoming and knew so much to recommend. it was a fabulous stay" Niamh (UK - July 2022)
We wanted to enjoy and experience a country french stay. It was wonderful. Great hosts. Roomy. Quiet. nicely furnished. It is our new favorite place." Bob, Janis, Marjorie and Charles (USA - May 2022)