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 Indre-et-Loire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indre-et-Loire is part of the current region of Centre (Val de Loire) and is surrounded by the départements of Loir-et-Cher, Indre, Vienne, Maine-et-Loire, and Sarthe.
Indre-et-Loire is a département in west-central France named after the Indre and the Loire rivers.
Indre-et-Loire was one of the original 83 départements created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. /wiki/Indre-et-Loire   (144 words)

It is bounded N. by the departments of Sarthe and Loir-et-Cher, E. by Loir-et-Cher and Indre, S. and S.W. by Vienne and W. by Maine-et-Loire.
It takes its name from the Loire and its tributary the Indre, which enter it on its eastern border and unite not far from its western border.
INDRE, a department of central France, formed in 1790 from parts of the old provinces of Berry, Orlanais, Marche and Toaraine. /I/IN/INDRE_ET_LOIRE.htm   (1189 words)

 Loches (Municipality, Indre-et-Loire, France)
Loches (7,000 inhabitants) is located on the river Indre; it is a sous-préfecture of the department of Indre-et-Loire.
The name of the city comes from Low Breton Loch or Lo'ch, which was reused by the Romans as Castrum Luccoe, "the fortress in the marshes".
In the VIth century, St. Gregor of Tours mentioned a castellum built on a rock dominating the Indre. /fotw/flags/fr-37-lo.html   (512 words)

 VIENNE - LoveToKnow Article on VIENNE
, a river of central France, a left-hand tributary of the Loire, watering the departments of Corrze, HauteVienne, Charente, Vienne and Indre-et-Loire.
Below that town it receives,the Creuse (rising on the plateau of Millevaches and reaching the Vienne after a course of 159 m.), and turns northwest, uniting with the Loire below the historic town of Chinon.
The river Vienne, which gives its name to the department, with its tributaries the Creuse (subtributary the Gartempe) on the east and the, Clam on the west, flows from south to north. /V/VI/VIENNE.htm   (1942 words)

D'azur à trois porcs-épics d'or, 2 et 1.
The tower is a representation of the local château drawn with the typical trapezoid French roof and the turret on the side; the torch symbolises the largest natural gas reserve in Europe; and the barrel and fish denote viticulture and fishing respectively(50).
The inescutcheon recalls the association of the town with the throne of France; the porcupine is the badge of Louis XII; and the wolf is a reference to the often disputed etymology of the name of the town, bleiz, loup. /chf/08centre.htm   (10220 words)

 Indre-et-Loire Photos
Angle turret of the Renaissance castle, the Indre river with water lilies and trees of the park
Angle turret of the Renaissance castle, the Indre river with water lilies and trees
Renaissance castle, the Indre river and the lawn of the park /english/photos/photos_dep.php?depnum=37   (416 words) ® - Centre-Val-de-Loire Region - Tourism, Leisure, and Travel in France
From early spring to late autumn, natural splendors abound in the valleys of the Loire and its eastern tributaries, the rivers Indre, Cher, Beuvron, Sauldre, and Allier.
The history of the Loire Valley is written in its architecture.
Named "Centre" for its location in the heart of France, this remarkable region is dominated by the legendary Loire Valley. /english/regions/centre.shtml   (280 words)

 Search Results for indre - Encyclopædia Britannica
région, encompassing the central French départements of Cher, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, Loiret, and Eure-et-Loir and coextensive with the former provinces of Berry, Touraine, and...
town, west-central France, Indre-et-Loire département, on the right bank of Loire River.
historic and cultural region encompassing the central French départements of Indre and Cher, and coextensive with the former province of Berry. /search?query=indre&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (269 words)

 Properties in the Le Blanc (Indre et Loire), Loches (Indre) & Chinon (Indre) area
Located in the heart of the Val de Loire area and of the Regional Natural Park Loire - Anjou - Touraine, the Chinon area lies between two rivers, the royal Loire and the majestic Vienne.
The surrounding, countryside, particularly the lower valley of the Vienne and the area between the Vienne and the Loire known as the Véron, delight visitors with its lovely scenery and many interesting architectural features.
Properties in the Centre Area of France - Cher, Eure & Loire, Indre, /properties-centre-france/upto100k.htm   (636 words)

 Indre-et-Loire Vacation Rentals lodge - Lodge at Chateau du Plessis & Pool
In the center of the Loire Valley, the Chateaux country, this accommodation is a great place to relax and to use as a base from which to see all the other chateaux. /ChateauDuPlessis/1   (355 words)

 Indre-et-loire villas. Find Indre-et-loire apartments, 2 bedroom cottages and gîtes in Indre-et-loire. Your guide to Indre-et-loire, France accommodation.
La Maison de la Tour, Hommes, Indre et Loire, Indre-et-loire
In the heart of the Loire valley, this newly renovated stone cottage stands on a quiet lane a short walk from the River Cher.
Set in the Loire valley, within the grounds of an ancient winery, this pair of charming cottages offers peace and comfort in a pastoral setting of meadows and vineyards, just a few minutes' walk from the pretty village of Assay. /indre-et-loire.htm   (494 words)

This is the classic Loire valley, a château trail which embraces the Renaissance gardens of Villandry and the fairytale turrets of Azay-le-Rideau.
The river Loire at Montsoreau, southeast of Saumur.
Orleans was France's intellectual capital in the 13th century, attracting artists, poets and troubadours to the royal court. /regions/loire/intro.htm   (322 words)

 booking hotels in Indre-et-Loire - discount and online reservation
In the heart of the Loire Castles and the vineyards of the Tours region.
Ideally located on the banks of the Indre and opposite the Logis Royal, the residence occupies an outstanding site: the rehabilitated old flour mills, to which small modern buildings respectful of the surrounding heritage have been added.
Luxurious mansion in the spirit of the 18th century, a chateau-hotel in the heart of the Loire Valley, 15 km from Tours. /indre_et_loire_an.html   (4743 words)

 Search Results for "Indre-et-Loire"
133,403), capital of Indre-et-Loire dept., W central France, in Touraine, on the Loire River.
10,972), Indre-et-Loire dept., N central France, in Touraine, on the Loire.
7,133), Indre-et-Loire dept., W central France, in Touraine, on the Indre River. /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Indre-et-Loire   (206 words)

 Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (Municipality, Indre-et-Loire, France)
The municipal logotype of Saint-Cyr shows the silhouette of the village mirrored in the river Loire.
The city of Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (16,000 inhabitants; 1,349 hectares) is located north-west of Tours, across the river Loire: Tours is located on the southern (left) bank of the river, whereas Saint-Cyr is located on its northern (right) bank.
A prince can use la Grenadière as his villa and a poet can use it as his home, whereas two lovers shall see it as the sweetest place of refuge. /fotw/flags/fr-37-sc.html   (495 words)

 Saint-Avertin (Municipality, Indre-et-Loire, France)
Plantin's trademark was the Golden Compass and his motto was Labore et constantia. /flags/fr-37-av.html   (609 words)

 Indre-et-Loire (Department, France)
The department is named after the rivers Indre (265 km) and Loire (1,020 km). /flags/fr-37.html   (26 words)

 Holiday Cottage Loches: Holiday Cottages France, Rental Loire Valley - Indre et Loire.
Loire Valley - Indre et Loire - France
For the golfers amongst you, there is a new 9-hole golf course 10 miles away from La Rousselliere in Verneuil sur indre (very reasonable day rates...) Day or nighting fishing may be arranged for carp & pike (contact us for further details) Small Game hunting may be arrange for you in season (contact us in advance).
Situated just three miles from the medieval city of Loches and a half hour easy drive from the loire valley castles the property "La Roussellliere" has been lovingly restored to its former glory, we offer a choice of 4 tastefully restored fully independant luxury gites and bed and breakfast accommodations in an exclusive environment. /en-holidays-rental/130_ads/adsheet.asp?pk=35940&...   (938 words)

 Hotel guide: Indre et Loire France
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In the region of the Chateaux de la Loire and its vineyards, the Quality Hotel Harmonie will welcome you with the quiet atmosphere at 150 m from the train station, its modern building with 48 rooms...
Charming 19th century house located at the heart of the Regional Natural Park Loire-Anjou-Touraine and the Loire Valley Touraine and the Loire valley castles, in Chinon Hotel Le Plantagenêt opens all... /region/fr/indre-et-loire.en.html   (223 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Indre-et-Loire
Tours, city in west central France, capital of Indre-et-Loire Department, on the Loire River.
Tours is a market center for the fertile Loire Valley... /Indre-et-Loire.html   (100 words)

 Indre et Loire/ Maine et Loire Map - Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin map 317, of Indre et Loire and Maine et Loire, at a scale of 1:150,000.
Indre et Loire/ Maine et Loire Map - Michelin Travel Publications
It follows the length of the Loire River and surroundings from Tours to Angers, with more detailed insets of both cities. /find/p/21332/mcms.html   (63 words)

 Stay in Indre-et-Loire
The Manor is beautiful properties, situated in the heart of the Loire Valley. /stay.asp?provinceID=132   (129 words)

 Self-catering holidays in France. Manoir Central France > Loire Valley > Indre-et-Loire
Manoir Central France > Loire Valley > Indre-et-Loire
The gracious Renaissance Château d'Azay-le-Rideau (15 minutes) is beautifully set amongst trees on the edge of a small village, moated by the Indre river.
Some of the greatest of the Loire châteaux are less than an hour's drive. /for_holiday_makers.cfm/faArea1/customWidgets.content_view_1/cit_id/102625.htm   (600 words)

 Bed and Breakfast, Rochecorbon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France, vacation lodging
Amboise is dominated by the great Château Royal d'Amboise, towering over the River Loire.
House of the Tours region dominating the Rochecorbon's village in the border of the Vouvray's grapevines.
The original entrance to the Tour des Minimes has a spiral ramp wide enough for horses to pass. /accommodation/1129014_en.asp   (402 words)

 Villandry Hotels: Hotel Accommodation in Indre-et-Loire France
The Domaine des Dryades is located in the centre of France and in the heartlands of romanticism, between the châteaux of the Loire and the châteaux of the Route Jacques Coeur that lie in the south of the department of Indre in the area around Pouligny-Notre-Dame. /France/Indre_et_Loire/Villandry/index.cfm   (253 words)

 Loire vacation rental in Chedigny, Chateau de Breuil
Spacious, two-story apartment occupying the east wing of a magnificently restored 15th century chateau, 20 miles SE of Tours on the Indre river.
Loire vacation rental in Chedigny, Chateau de Breuil
Within half-hour’s drive of major chateaux and wine regions in the Loire Valley /Loire/l311791.html   (262 words)

 Le Chaiseau
Le Chaiseau is situated in the Departement Indre et Loire, to the East of Route N10, approximately halfway between Tours and Poitiers, and just off Route D50.
As resident hosts, our aim is to share with our guests the beauty and tranquillity that we have found, and ensure that they enjoy a memorable holiday that will make them wish to return again and again as we did.
If you are looking for a base from which to explore the famous Châteaux of the Loire, these are only a short drive away.   (560 words)

 Hotels Tours, Indre-et-Loire Centre.
In the street of the Antique dealers, the Hotel de la Scellerie is the ideal stage to discover the inheritance of the Loire Valley classified by UNESCO, the old districts of Turns, its old...
Hotel Central Best Western lies in Tours, in the marvellous Loire region, where plenty of historical and natural beauties are to be seen, such as huge ancient castles, vineyards, museums, leisure...
The hotel Turone is ideally located in the centre of Tours, at 5 minutes from the medieval and touristic part of Tours "Vieux Tours" and close to the main roads and motorways to visit the chateaux :... /hotels/france/hotels_tours_15277_1.html   (563 words)

 Holiday Rental LERNE Domaine de Cessigny Indre et Loire Centre Loire Valley
Holiday Rental LERNE Domaine de Cessigny Indre et Loire Centre Loire Valley
Old cottage (140 m2), characteristic for the Loire-area, with its big walled in residential area (900 m).Simple but very pleasant cottage for people who love the peace and quiet.
Cultural trips: the castles of the Loire (in the neighbourhood), the Abdij of Fontevraud (12 km), as well as the many caves. /gb/holidaysrentals/indre_et_loire_lerne_801.html   (378 words)

 Loire Valley Vacation Rentals, Loire Valley Rentals, Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes, Indre-et-Loire & Loir-et-Cher, France
Loire Valley Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes in Indre-et-Loire & Loir-et-Cher France are an affordable vacation lodging option and are perfect for family vacations, group travel, weddings, honeymoons and family reunions or anytime you want more space than a hotel room affords.
Pet friendly Loire Valley Vacation Rentals are the best vacation lodging option for traveling with pets.
Loire Valley Vacation Rentals features Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes in France. /index.cfm/fa/find.squery/reg_refno/375   (202 words)

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