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Mesland

Town, village, neighbourhood in Mesland
  • Nestled in the heart of the Loire Valley, between Blois (25 km) and Amboise (14 km), 12 km from the A10 freeway and 2 hours from Paris, Mesland is on the tourist route of châteaux from Chambord to Chenonceau and 5 km from Chaumont-sur-Loire and its famous gardens.
    Mesland is a thousand-year-old village, founded by the monks of the Marmoutiers Abbey near Tours, who builtIn the 12th century, they built the Romanesque church famous for its 27-bearded portal, and cleared the forest to plant...
    Nestled in the heart of the Loire Valley, between Blois (25 km) and Amboise (14 km), 12 km from the A10 freeway and 2 hours from Paris, Mesland is on the tourist route of châteaux from Chambord to Chenonceau and 5 km from Chaumont-sur-Loire and its famous gardens.
    Mesland is a thousand-year-old village, founded by the monks of the Marmoutiers Abbey near Tours, who builtIn the 12th century, they built the Romanesque church famous for its 27-bearded portal, and cleared the forest to plant vines.
    Today, the vineyards within the Touraine-Mesland Appellation, d'Origine Contrôlée since 1955, produce renowned wines to be tasted and savoured by Mesland winegrowers.
    Wine, then...and water too: crossed by the Petite Cisse, Mesland boasts numerous springs, including the one at the foot of the village, which has been converted into a communal washhouse.
    It's a village steeped in history, offering visitors the chance to discover its renowned architectural heritage as they stroll through its narrow streets, as well as the variety of its landscapes on the many hiking trails, on foot, by bike or even on horseback!
    Mesland is also a welcoming village, authentic and natural, where it's good to live and relax, staying at the 5* Parc du Val de Loire campsite or in one of the many gîtes and chambres d'hôtes.