Château de la Bourdaisière is a magnificent castle of the XVth century.
François Ist built it for his mistress. It became then the favourite
place of residence for famed Mlle. Gabrielle d' Estrées, favourite of
Henri IV. Today, a tourism site for relaxation but also discovery, the
Château de la Bourdaisière offers outdoor activities, rooms, and
reception rooms, but also place for exhibitions and luxurious gardens
which shelters an extraordinary kitchen garden of 1 hectare.
Bourdaisière provides you with 11 rooms and 3 apartments in the Castle
and 6 rooms in the Pavilion Choiseul. Rooms are spacious, quite
differently decorated in the same spirit of taste and refinement of
these women who made the history. The lounge is decorated with a
In the heart of the Loire valley, the park and the gardens of the
Château de la Bourdaisière bring the art of living to its fullest
potential. Devastatingly divine are the variety of smells, savours and
colours. Cultivated in the big market garden tradition, the vegetables
of Bourdaisière are healthy and natural and invite you to taste. To
bring to light the simple beauty found in a vegetable, the master
gardner sets flowers and aromatic herbs in original arrangements in
cranies of sweet chestnut trees. Outdoor activities are made possible
thanks to an outdoor heated swimming pool (10 x 18 metres), tennis court
or to simply take advantage of this remarkable Castle, enjoy the
quietude found in the heart of the park and of nature.
The Château de la Bourdaisière is near the biggest Castles of the Loire
and in the middle of the vineyards of Montlouis and Vouvray. The
Bourdaisière, classified as World Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is
situated in a closed park of 55 hectares, 1 hour away from Paris by TGV,
between Tours and Amboise, in the heart of the Loire valley.