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Le Pigeonnier du Perron is a charming hotel set in the hometown of René Descartes in the heart of the Châtelleraut countryside. The restaurant offers hotel residents a fixed menu . You will appreciate the authenticity of the decor and delicious cuisine, the pleasant rooms and the warm welcome from the owner, Emile Thiollet, and from Fridda and Maryline. Heated outdoor pool and beautiful garden.
An unforgettable electric boat ride on the Vienne. Discover the valley in a unique way by becoming the captain of an electrically-powered boat, sailing at a speed of 7km/hr. 1 to 4 persons per boat for ½ an hour to 2 hour trips. The small port also offers water bikes.
An underground refuge was created in the south of Availles-en-Châtellerault, in the hamlet of Princay. The two-level underground refuge has three main rooms with benches, lamp niches and pipes cut in the rock up to ground level.
The site's history dates back to a million year ago and the mill has welcomed, between its walls, many renowned characters : the Chitré Knights, Captain Guesclin, Francis the 1st, the Treuille family creators of Châtellerault's factoris, Antoine de Saint Exupéry...Since its opening to the public, this water mill has shown the history not just of of the mouliere stone once extracted from the Pinail Nature Reserve, but also it informs the public about renewable energy sources. This is a museum-like display dedicated to helping you learn all about the functions of the mill, its intricate machinery, and the surrounding population. The panoramic view point offers a spectacular view overlooking the banks of the river Vienne, with its 15 th century dam, and current barrier.
In the heart of the Vienne, 20 minutes from the Futuroscope between Tours and Poitiers, cottage character for 7 people, with swimming pool, completely renovated, in a magical setting and shoothing.
Situated in Châtellerault, in few steps away from the historic center and in few minutes from Futuroscope, The hotel-Restaurant La Gourmandine welcomes you in a beautiful bourgeois house of the beginning of the XXth century. The Hotel include 13 bedrooms, with 9 rooms all personalized in the bourgeois spirit of this beautiful building... and 4 design rooms. All the staff is at your disposal and offers you services top of the range for a quality reception while respecting the friendly atmosphere and the family feeling which reign in Gourmandine ! Come to take advantage completely of your stay in a warm atmosphere in the heart of a green setting in the downtown.