Daytrips

Near Boussay, both at short and medium distance, many places of interest can be found. www.monuments-touraine.fr

A brief overview can be found below.

Angles sur Anglin: one of France’s  hundred most beautiful villages

L'Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontgombault: a Benedictine Abbey still fully active

St.Rémy sur Creuse: a unique site of troglodyte habitations

L'Abbaye de St.Savin: a beautiful abbey with unique XIth century frescoes

Montmorrion: Book village

Museum of Prehistory Le Grand Presigny take you all the way back in time. Closed until oktober 2009 for restauration (www.musee-prehistoire.fr)

Loches: a medieval town with a breathtaking castle, market on Wednesday and Saturday(www.chateau-loches.fr)

Parc Naturel de la Brenne

With 167 200 hectares this is one of the largest nature parks of France. This patchwork of thousands of lakes and ponds is home to a happy multitude of waterfowl, beavers, turtles... Not only nature lovers but also walkers and cyclists are truly spoilt here.

www.parc-naturel-brenne.fr

Poitiers: a lively university city with an old town centre, culture, history, shopping and terraces ...

Tours: a lively old town, almost 2000 years, with an old town centre, culture, history, shopping and terraces ...

Futuroscope: a discovery theme park with over 1.5 million visitors per year 

Montrésor: another of the hundred most beautiful villages of France

Montrésor, Azay-le-Ferron and Montpoupon are not among France’s largest- they’re not the size of Chenonceau or Cheverny, which are in fact a little further away. But they do have their own small and very charming museums, which transport you back to life as it was lived long ago.

www.tourainedusud.com/frameset_patrimoine.htm