253km (157 miles) SW of Paris; 32km (20 miles) NE of Chinon; 18km (11 miles) W of Tours; 8km (5 miles) E of Azay-le-Rideau

The Renaissance Ch√Ęteau de Villandry should be at the top of the list for any garden lover. Its 16th-century-style jardins are celebrated throughout Touraine and amaze visitors from around the world with their beauty and faithful historic preservation.

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