La Pénesais

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Charming cottages in Loire Valley

magnifique maison traditionnelle de Touraine, authentique du XIX siécle
magnifique vue sur le portail monumental néo Renaissance au soleil couchant

In this authentic 19th century mansion, less than five minutes from Chinon and its royal fortress, in the heart of the Loire Valley, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the “La Loire à vélo” cycle route, La Pénesais is the ideal stopover to experience, in calm and serenity, the magic of Touraine and Anjou.

Le trés beau jardin fleuri de La Pénesais

Our cottages, entirely restored and classified “4-star”, are furnished with taste and refinement . Moreover, they are connected to the fiber in (free) wifi. La Pénesais has a very beautiful garden with trees and flowers (more than 80 rose-trees). From the first sweetness of spring, you can take advantage of its small spaces to relax, or take the time to discover all the heritages of the region (historical, cultural, gastronomical) and of course the best wines of Chinon and the Loire Valley.

L'exceptionnelle lumiére du Véron, entre Loire et Vienne, donne des couchers de soleil inoubliables

We are at your service to accompany you during your stay: Advice on a restaurant, organization of activities, visit of cellars, balloon flight, canoe descent of the rivers Vienne or Loire or finally discovery, by bike or Segway, and much more to discover the Chinon region

At La Pénesais, whether you are in the garden or inside our cottages, the calm and warm atmosphere will allow you to taste the sweetness of life (“douceur de vivre“) between the rivers Loire and Vienne, and the authentic French art of living.


To book one of our two cottages (2 to 4 people), we invite you to use this website directly, the rates are at the best price!

Anne and Bruno 


La Pénesais offers you 2 cottages , 4-star classified, in a beautiful 19th century residence, typical of Touraine, very close to Chinon. You will taste the sweetness of life in the Loire Valley, for a weekend or longer.

Bicycles are welcome. La Pénesais has a covered and closed room and the necessary equipment for inflating and minor repairs of bicycles. Bike storage is free.

Our cottages have free fiber and wifi.