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. 

Don't hesitate to ask us, we'll be delighted to help you discoverour beautiful region.

image Chambord Castle

Chambord Castle

9 km from the hotel

A monumental work of architecture dating from the 16th century, the Château de Chambord was built under the orders of François 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.

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Cheverny Castle

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!  The château is unusual in that it has always been lived in, and still is.

image Blois Royal Castle

Blois Royal Castle

20 km from the hotel

Listed as a historic monument since 1845, the Royal Château 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.

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Chaumont sur Loire Castle

30 km from the hotel

The Château 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.

image Leonardo da Vinci's residence: Clos Lucé

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.

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Amboise Royal Castle

48 km from the hotel

The Logis Royal is one of the former living quarters of the French Court at the château. 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 Château 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.

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Chenonceau Castle

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 château 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 Briçonnet built the present monument...

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Villesavin castle

3 km from the hotel

Built for Jean le Breton, governor of the Chambord works.

Château de Villesavin was nicknamed "Chambord's construction site hut".

Today, the third generation of the de Sparre family has taken up the torch.

image Beauregard Castle

Beauregard Castle

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", Château de Beauregard was one of the first châteaux to be classified as a "Historic Monument" in 1840. This former hunting lodge of François 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.

image Beauval Zoo

Beauval Zoo

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...

Centre-Val de Loire : Nature, culture et art de vivre, l'exceptionnelle rencontre

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