Treehouse holidays, hobbit huts and other adventures…

For a weekend, step into the shoes of Peter Pan, Frodo Baggins the hobbit or an adventuress in the middle of the Mongolian steppes! By no means ordinary, it’s in Touraine, at the Domaine de la Roche Bellin.

My treehouse holidays

Who has never gathered together a few branches in the middle of the woods to make a lovely hut? OK, our treehouse may have been a bit basic compared to what you see in the movies (like Robin Hood) and cartoons (Tom Sawyer). Well, now it’s time to get your own back!

It the Domaine de la Roche Bellin, treehouse holidays is sure to delight children and grown-ups alike, as are the gypsy caravan, the yurts and the plant-covered huts. In fact, if you’re fans of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, the huts will be right up your street!

Treehouse holidays - Domaine de la Roche Bellin, France.

Treehouse holidays - Domaine de la Roche Bellin, France.

The gypsy caravan - One of the unusual places to stay

The gypsy caravan - One of the unusual places to stay

Rural charm at the Domaine de la Roche Bellin

As well as the accommodation, this estate is remarkable for its peaceful, green surroundings. Geese, chickens, sheep, goats… even a donkey has taken up residence is this great 6-hectare estate, with its fields and ponds, beautifully landscaped by Gwenaëlle and Sébastien Gaudry. Sébastien was previously a chef and once worked with Bernard Loiseau; at dinner time you’re sure to enjoy the range of tasty dishes on offer!

Domaine de la Roche Bellin. Loire Valley, France.

Hobbit huts… and sheeps !

Activities around your treehouse

On site, you can hire bikes and enjoy the 3 rivers cycling trail, for example. For sightseeing, the Domaine de la Roche Bellin is in the middle of a triangle formed by the Royal City of LochesChinon and its vineyard and Futuroscope.

Other attractions nearby include the Grand-Pressigny Prehistoric Museum, the Château du Rivau, the park of Richelieu, the Château d’Azay-le-Ferron and the Haute Touche wildlife reserve.

The royal fortress of Chinon - Loire Valley, France.

The royal fortress of Chinon

Others places to stay for treehouse holidays

To fill up on other good addresses for unusual stays, it is here: the huts of the Château du Vauthe fisherman’s hut, the orchard hut, the Fierbois park (8 huts await you at a campsite 5 stars!), The oak hut, Yourte and Spa, and the Vaux valley.

Treehouse holidays in the Château du Vau

Treehouse holidays in the Château du Vau

Cabane du Verger - The Orchard hut

Cabane du Verger - The Orchard hut

Map of treehouses for a stay in Loire Valley

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