EXPLORE THE BRACIEUX AND LOIR-ET-CHER REGION
The Hotel du Cygne is ideally located in Bracieux, in the Loir-et-Cher region between Val-de-Loire and Sologne, close to the famous Loire castles and other remarkable tourist sites...
There's something for everyone, whether you like history, nature, animals or just relaxing andenjoying the beauty of the region.Â
Don't hesitate to ask us, we'll be delighted to help you discoverour beautiful region.
9 km from the hotel
A monumental work of architecture dating from the 16th century, the ChĂ˘teau de Chambord was built under the orders of FranĂ§ois I but was not completed until the reign of Louis XIV, when it became one of the high points of the Sun King's court.
10 km from the hotel
The Domaine de Cheverny is owned by the Hurault de Vibraye family, a family of financiers and officers who distinguished themselves in the service of several French kings. It has stood the test of time, remaining in the same family for over six centuries! Â The chĂ˘teau is unusual in that it has always been lived in, and still is.
Blois Royal Castle
20 km from the hotel
Listed as a historic monument since 1845, the Royal ChĂ˘teau of Blois presents a magnificent panorama of the art and history of the Loire castles. Its four wings, surrounding the courtyard, form a unique example of the evolution of French architecture from the 13th to the 17th centuries. The building's diversity of styles evokes the destiny of 7 kings and 10 queens of France.
Chaumont sur Loire Castle
30 km from the hotel
The ChĂ˘teau de Chaumont as it appears today was built at the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th century, as part of the prodigious expansion of the Loire Valley at the time, when the presence of the court and its influence encouraged construction.
Leonardo da Vinci's residence: Clos LucĂ©
48 km from the hotel
The history of this pink brick and tufa stone residence, built on Gallo-Roman foundations, began under the reign of Louis XI in 1471, but it is best known for having welcomed Leonardo da Vinci during the last three years of his life, when he worked on numerous projects for the King of France, surrounded by his pupils.
Amboise Royal Castle
48 km from the hotel
The Logis Royal is one of the former living quarters of the French Court at the chĂ˘teau. There are three levels to visit: the ground floor and first floor are devoted to the Renaissance (reign of the Kings of France), while the second floor is devoted to the 19th century (period of renewal for the ChĂ˘teau d'Amboise, under the reign of Louis-Philippe).
You'll be able to explore the guardrooms, the great Council Chamber with its spectacular decor, the King's bedroom and the Minimes' riding tower.
50 km from the hotel
The history of Chenonceau castle is marked by an almost uninterrupted succession of women who have built, embellished, protected, restored and saved it. The first chĂ˘teau was a medieval castle dating from the 12th and 13th centuries, of which only the keep remains: the Tour des Marques. Between 1513 and 1517, Thomas Bohier and, above all, his wife Catherine BriĂ§onnet built the present monument...
3 km from the hotel
Built for Jean le Breton, governor of the Chambord works.
ChĂ˘teau de Villesavin was nicknamed "Chambord's construction site hut".
Today, the third generation of the de Sparre family has taken up the torch.
15 km from the hotel
Nestling in a green setting in the heart of the Loire Valley, in the Blois - Chambord - Chaumont - Cheverny "Golden Square", ChĂ˘teau de Beauregard was one of the first chĂ˘teaux to be classified as a "Historic Monument" in 1840. This former hunting lodge of FranĂ§ois I, then the residence of ministers in the 16th and 17th centuries, has been constantly embellished and developed over the centuries. Still inhabited, it has belonged to the same family since 1926.
40 km from the hotel
Within the 45 hectares of the ZooParc, discover some twenty splendid areas designed with the animals' well-being in mind.
Get ready for an unparalleled experience, discovering the wonders of biodiversity. On a breathtaking journey, explore the world and meet 800 extraordinary species...