Les Limornières
le Grand Pressigny 37350 France
+33 (0)2 47 91 01 93

Activities - around and about les Limornieres, 37350 le Grand Pressigny

We have a range of bikes for you to borrow & should you wish we are happy to direct you to places of interest, good picnic spots, markets, walks, local historical, cultural, musical events etc. 

Should you wish to pursue any of the following activities or would like us to investigate another activity please let us know and we will happily confirm prices and availability.

New for 2011! Loire Uncorked offer great day long tours of the local vineyards. Their aim is to explain the way wine is made, explore local vineyards and their wines, to encourage a good and relaxed day out. Leisurely lunch, pick up and drop off at your accommodation included.  Check out webiste for more information and rates or call: +33 (0)2 47 59 12 61.

Le Calabash Cuisine Cookery Courses: Take a look at the current schedule of courses, situated only 15 minutes from Les Limornières.

Fishing: There is plenty to choose from local village ponds & streams to large lakes and rivers.  Either bring along your tackle and we will be happy to point you in the direction of acquiring your 'carte de pêche'.

Or should you prefer to travel light, spend the day with Alex, a keen and enthusiastic fisherman of 25+ years experience & discover the fantastic natural unspoilt fishing opportunities in local lakes and rivers.  A full day with hot coffee, picnic, bait, permit & loan equipment too if required for only 70€ per person per day.

Holistic Treatments: by fully qualified and much praised Suzy Carter who lives locally and will visit Les Limornières by appointment.  Rates are only 40€ for an hour long treatment.  Choose from relaxing massage, reflexology or indian head massage...all perfect for easing you into a relaxing holiday. 

New for 2011!  Get your holiday off to a relaxing, de-stressing start.
Book a Limber class (a mix of Pilates, Yoga & Dance) with Irene in her Studio - 10 mins from Les Limornieres.
Classes are small and friendly (max 5) - duration 1 hour.  8 euros per person per class or 20 euros for one-to-one by appointment.

Vineyards - our most local 'domaine de Ris' is situated 20 minutes away in Bossay-sur-Claise. 
Chinon (45 mins away) provides a full day out via the many vineyards to stop at and try, especially if combined with a visit to the town. 

Chateaux, historic & towns villages There are WAY to many to list from only 3km away to under one hour by car (even more if you wish to travel further afield).  Our favourites include le Grand Pressigny, Loches, Montresor, La Roche Posay, Tours, Poitiers, Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau, Azay-le-Ferron but there are many many more!

Farmers markets are available on a weekly or daily basis in all the surrounding towns and villages with delicious fresh locally produced goats cheese, other dairy produce, foie gras, magret de canard, apples, vegetables, charcuterie, nuts, honey, bread or enjoy selecting fresh produce direct from the farm with dairy, goats cheese, foie gras and other duck produce, honey all available within 3km of our cottages.

Horse-riding: at Étableau only 5 minutes from Les Limornières.

Canoeing/Kayaking in the river Creuse at Descartes or in the winding Indre at Veigné.

Balloon rides
: Spectacular sightseeing over the Loire Valley Chateaux setting off near Tours.

Catering - If your idea of a holiday is to have someone else look after the catering once in a while then why not
book one of the following - in all cases we request a minimum of 24 hours notice.

Homemade arrival night supper including wine: 20€ per person (10€ per child under 12)
Select 3 courses from our menu ready to be delivered to share in the comfort of your cottage.

Stock up shopping prior to arrival
Supply your list & we will ensure it is waiting for you on arrival cost of goods + 20€.

Breakfast: 7€ per person
Delivered to your cottage at an agreed time, 24 hours notice required.
Sample contents: Pain au chocolat, raisin, bread or croissants, homemade jam, local honey, butter, fruit, yoghurt and juice.

Picnic hamper: 20€ per person including wine
Please provide 24 hours notice.

Home cooked lunch or dinner during your stay at Les Limornières: Including wine 20€ per person (10€ per child under 12)

Select 3 courses from our menu to be served at an agreed time, please provide 24 hours notice.

BBQ Feast including wine: 20€ per person (10€ per child under 12)

MENU: ChezANIA where pleasure from food is a priority! 

Our sample menu is your guide; please do not hesitate to let us know your preferences or requirements & we will accommodate them if we can! At all times we endeavour to use home grown, fresh, local and seasonal produce so all items are subject to availability.

Starters                                               Beetroot, Walnut & Goats Cheese Salad (v)
                                                              Tomato & Goats Cheese Tart (v)
                                                              Carrot & Coriander Soup (v)
                                                              Ham & Cheese Tarts
                                                              Minestrone Soup

Quiche served with seasonal vegetables
                                                              Salad Niçoise
                                                              Pasta with Roasted summer vegetables (v)
                                                              Lasagne (meat or vegetarian)
                                                              Roast lemon chicken and seasonal vegetables
                                                              Sausage & Bean Casserole
                                                              Chicken pie with puff pastry crust
                                                              Cottage pie

Cheese                                  A selection of cheese served with fresh bread.

                                            Fresh fruits & Crème Fraîche
                                                              Tart Tartin & Crème Anglais
                                                              Fruit Cheesecake
                                                              Chocolate Cake
                                                              Hot Fruit Crumble & Crème Fraîche
                                                              Bread & Butter Pudding
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