Live the magic of Christmas in the country of the castles, the island Bellule is at the heart of the route connecting six of the most famous castles, you will be seduced by the illuminations, the magic of Christmas, the variety and the richness of the historical decorations.
We invite you to L'Ile Bellule in this charming Tuffeau stone house with large garden and wooded park, equipped with outdoor games for children and adults. A private corner at the edge of the Indre is reserved for you, you will appreciate this frame of enchanting greenery and you will be lulled by the peace of this sweet nature.
The BELLULE ISLAND classified Meublé de tourisme 3 * welcomes you in a warm and spacious place up to 6 people.
Comfortable and endowed with quality amenities, come and stay at Gite L'Ile Bellule and discover the many treasures that Touraine offers.
Hikers, fishermen, athletes, adventurers looking for new experiences, lovers of nature, well-being, gastronomy and oenological discoveries, everyone will find his happiness.
Attached to our environment, we put in place simple actions to protect our beautiful nature (selective sorting, use of ecological products, outdoor solar lights ...).
Non-smoking cottage and pets not allowed.
We present to you L'Ile Bellule ...
Inside - small cozy nest:
On the ground floor, the bright living area offers breathtaking views of the garden and the wooded park. You have an open kitchen fully equipped. The room offers a large wellness area where the quality of the bedding promises a sweet night with its memory foam mattress 160 * 200 cm. This room can accommodate a small child. We put at your disposal, on request, baby equipment (cot and comfortable mattress, high chair, changing table, bath, dishes adapted ...) so that your children are also pleasantly installed. The bathroom is equipped with an Italian shower and you have a separate toilet. You also have access to the cellar equipped with a washing machine and its ecological product kit.
On the floor, the landing is secured by a movable barrier. This space is the ideal spot for reading or board games. The first bedroom has 2 beds of 90 * 200; the second with the natural decoration of Pierre de Tuffeau and wooden beam is equipped with a bed 140 * 190. You can enjoy the view of the wooded park from there. You have a second bathroom with shower and toilet, so the floor can accommodate friends.
Outside - the awakening of the senses ..
You can enjoy a wellness break on the south-facing terrace with its garden equipment and magnificent views of the wooded park. The barbecue or plancha will be the allies of your gourmet meals. Several spaces invite you to enjoy the garden: relaxing lounge near the small tufa house, summer lounge near the trampoline, a nap in the hammock or natural lounge on the edge of the Indre.
Outdoor games are available to the delight of small (but also large!) : trampoline, soccer ball, badminton rackets, ping-pong, darts, adult bikes and kid's bike. The opportunity to share many moments of complicity.
The large enclosed courtyard allows you to park your vehicle.
A private corner on the edge of the Indre is reserved for you. To access it, you will have to leave the house. The natural lounge invites you to sit in the deckchair and let you go for a stroll. Your 5 senses will be awakened when you discover the Gray Heron who has landed on the banks of the river and the dragonflies danced on the water. Admire the beautiful colors of sunrise and sunset on the Indre. The smell of earth and fresh grass will rekindle your senses. Enjoy gourmet breaks in this green setting to live unexpected moments. You will be seduced by the serenity of the place.
Relaxation begins as soon as you arrive. The beds are made and linen and towels are at your disposal as well as a household kit composed of ecological products.
We provide bicycles for short walks and a small repair kit (baby seat, helmets and safety vests not supplied). Bike renters also welcome you to Chinon, Bourgueil and Bréhémont to offer you comfort bikes for your longer journey, as well as various accessories (trailer, baby seat ...).
On request - baby equipment can also be made available (cot and comfortable mattress, high chair, changing table, bath, dishes adapted ...).
Shops and activities near the house:
Less than 700m from L'ILE BELLULE: Loire bike trail and equestrian center
3 km from the cottage, in the town of Avoine are many shops and cultural and sports facilities (mini market, butcher, bakery, banks, media library, squash, tennis ..). But also …
Commercial spaces in Bourgueil (11km) and Chinon (10km)
Oat pool with toboggan and stream of river, equipped with a relaxation area, (from the baby to the biggest)
Geographic location :
Gîte L'ILE BELLULE is located in Néman, a locality of the town of Avoine and has an exceptional geographical location, in the heart of the regional natural park Loire-Anjou-Touraine. Located between Tours and Saumur and served by the A85, Chinon train station (10 minutes) and Tours airport (50 minutes), you can easily walk in the heart of the Valley of the Kings.
Country castles, the Touraine also offers trips on the Royal River as well as magical getaways by the Loire cycle track. Other discoveries await you as well: villages ranked among the most beautiful in France, troglodyte villages, remarkable gardens and vegetable gardens, but also unexpected encounters.
Share the pleasures:
In the house of the dragonflies, everyone finds happiness. For the greatest pleasure of young and old! Between rejuvenation and well-being at the cottage, picturesque getaways, unusual walks and gourmet discoveries, enjoy this holiday to share delicious moments with family, couple or friends.
From discovery to discovery! Will you find treasure along the Loire?
By the hiking trails or the Loire cycle track, the ride will take you to the Château de Rigny-Ussé to meet the Sleeping Beauty.
If you continue your way to the village of boatman in Bréhémont, you may have the chance to meet the professional fishermen of the Loire with the catch of the day: eel, pike and many other species.
Your adventure will continue to the Château and the extraordinary gardens of Villandry where all the colors and smells of the garden will sublimate your senses. This atmosphere and these lights made crack the Kings of France.
Other paths are still open to you. You will be seduced by the classified village of Candes St Martin which hides many treasures. Do you find them during your walk?
Then go explore the troglodyte dwelling village and the admirable Château de Montsoreau. This excursion takes you to the medieval center of Chinon through its picturesque streets to the Royal Fortress.
Experience unusual walks and unforgettable experiences:
Ready for a hot air balloon flight over the chateaux of the Loire? Let yourself go in the air and admire this exceptional and sensational view!
Want an unusual moment? Discover the beauty of Chinon heritage by strolling in Gyropode (ecological electric vehicle). Your guided tour will be captivating and very amazing!
Gourmet discovery in Touraine:
Go for a gourmet stroll on the Royal River in "Toue de Loire" flat-bottomed boat, and enjoy this moment to disconnect from the world and admire this wild Loire and its magnificent lights.
Discover all the gastronomy of our Touraine and feast your eyes and your taste buds, you are in the territory of well-being and good food! The restaurant owners showcase local products: rices, Sainte Maure goat cheese, tapped pear, Loire fish and local wines. In Touraine we also grow Truffle and Saffron!
Our wine region reserves oenological discoveries. You will taste round wines, a little wrapped with body. For red wines you will find Touraine and Chinon, Bourgueils and Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil. For white wines, Vouvray and Montlouis-sur-Loire.
Treat yourself to a parenthesis of well-being!
The island Bellule welcomes you and you send the good plans of the moment, advise you on the visits according to your desires.