La Pénesais

Our 4**** cottages are the ideal destination for discovering the South of Loire Valley : Châteaux, fine wines, french gastonomy, nature, bicycle trips... and much more !

Welcome to La Pénesais​

La Pénesais aquarelle de Pierre Varesi

In the heart of the Loire Valley listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, near Chinon, La Pénesais is the ideal stopover to experience the “douceur de vivre” of Touraine.

Tourism in Loire Valley

  • Museums and castles nearby
  • Winery visits and tastings
  • French gastronomy
  • Nature and cycling tourism

Activities & Hobbies

  • Hiking or cycling
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Ballads in a traditional boat on the rivers Loire and Vienne
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“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)


Are dogs accepted ?

 Unfortunaly not . We love dogs (and we have one, our lovely Loustic, a 6 years old Golden Retriever), but sometimes our guests are suffering of allergies. 

Are children accepted ?

Of course ! For babies and very young children, we propose, on option, infant beds and baby chair.

Where to find a charming cottage near Chinon?

La Pénesais offers 2 charming cottages classified 4-star, in a large 19th century residence, typical of the Loire Valley, in Beaumont-en-Véron, 4 km from Chinon.

Does La Pénesais have a car park?

La Pénesais has a free private parking within the grounds of the property.

What to do in Chinon and around ?

There are countless activities available in Chinon and around La Pénesais, especially in the touristic season: visits to châteaux, historical or cultural sites, oenology (cellar visits, tasting, vineyard workshops, etc.), nature hikes, cycling tours, canoeing and kayaking. , hot air balloon... We will advise you with great pleasure!