From Le Cèdre (The Cedar), you are very well placed to visit many castles which are the prestige of this region and of Touraine. We recommend to you specially:

– Azay-le-Rideau castle, jewels of the Renaissance, with 30 minutes west of Saint Branchs
le château royal d’Amboise, with 30 mn au nord-est

le château du Clos-Lucé, maison de Léonard de Vinci, with 30 minutes northwest

– Chenonceaux castle, also known as the castle of Ladies, the most visited French private monument, with 30 minutes à l’est
– Villandry Castle, with its park and gardens outstanding, with 30 minutes northwest
– Langeais Castle, very well preserved and little changed, with 30 minutes west

le château de Rigny-Ussé, source d’inspirant des contes de Perrault et des animations de Disney, à 30mn au nord-ouest
– the town of Loches and its castle overlooking the Indre, with 25 minutes south

la forteresse Royal de Chinon, et sa vieille ville, à 45mn à l’ouest

– Montbazon dungeon, fortress called Black Hawk, avec ses ateliers ludiques sur le moyen-âge, with 13 minutes north

Et encore le château de Montpoupon, de Montrésor