Loire Valley

Hotels in Loire Valley

The eight white rooms are basic, but the views are ravishing, whether of the village’s 12th-century church or the surrounding wildflower meadows.

A former 19th-century hunting lodge with 31 Empire-style rooms set on 178 forested acres between Blois and Amboise. 

The principal structure is an exceptional example of colloquial perigourdin architecture, with a façade of limestone blocks in a deep, drenched-ocher color; schist roof shingles; and knobbly pisé floors—schist chiseled into small, triangular stones driven pointy-side-down into wet, beaten earth.