At the heart of Berry, our hotel in Châteauroux is the perfect place to stay if you are planning to visit the many châteaux and monuments spread around this historic region. In Châteauroux, several monuments are worth the detour: the château of Raoul which dates back to the 10th century, Cordeliers convent which now houses part of the school of fine art or Saint-André church, listed as a historic monument. To the north of the town, in the commune of Déols, take a moment to admire Notre-Dame abbey: the ruins will give you an idea of how important it was in the Middle Ages. Another possible outing is to Château de Valençay, which is reminiscent of the Loire valley châteaux, even though it is located in Berry.
This old Talleyrand "country residence" presents a beautiful example of Renaissance architecture, with its forty-hectare park, part of which takes the form of a stunning French garden. There are a number of other charming châteaux nearby, including Azay le Ferron with its stunning gardens or Bouges, which evokes the architecture of certain private residences in Paris. 30 km from Châteauroux, lovers of literature will be able to visit the estate of George Sand, in Nohant-Vic, where the novelist lived for a large part of her life. Finally, go back in time as you wind through the streets of the old medieval town of Saint-Benoît-du-Sault with its beautiful Romanesque church and superb priory behind its ramparts.