Gievres is located some 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Paris, the country's capital.
From big-ticket tourist hotspots to lesser known gems, the area around Gievres is wonderfully endowed with cultural and natural attractions. Roughly 14 miles (23 kilometers) away is Saint-Aignan. Set aside a day here to discover the St. Aignan Chateau and Zoo Parc Beauval.
Loches is about 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Gievres. This regional center offers a diverse range of points of interest, including Musee Lansyer, Collegiale de St-Ours and Porte des Cordeliers. And don't return to Gievres until you've spent a little time at Loches' Porte Picois and Chateau de Loches.
Visitors with an interest in history will want to visit Centre - Loire Valley's castles, historic palaces and historic bridges. Faith is a fascinating part of every community's make-up, so set aside some time to visit the area's many churches and other religious sites.
If you enjoy mixing with like-minded travelers, this region has plenty of specialist activities such as winery tours, cycling tours and city walking tours.
When it's time to leave this special place, say a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the interesting characters you've met and the great places you've seen.