La Pénesais

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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​

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

Summer has arrived in Touraine, and this year again we won’t be bored!   We have selected a few activities and events for …

Chinon and its surroundings are the dream destination for cyclists and cycle tourists, for a weekend…or more In Chinon and its region, …


"We had a wonderful stay and you made us feel very welcome. The lodge was very tastefully done, and well equipped, and the garden was also beautiful. Our only regret was that our stay was so short! We, indeed, hope to see you again, especially as the Loire wines keep inviting us back!" Hillary & Richard (UK - June 2023)
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!