Saint-Gervais-la-Foret is located some 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Paris, the country's capital.
Don't restrict yourself to Saint-Gervais-la-Foret, because the wider region has been blessed with numerous cultural and scenic attractions waiting to be explored. Head to Blois, and discover the St. Louis Cathedral and Musee d'Histoire Naturelle. Blois is 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Saint-Gervais-la-Foret is a great place to spend some time. A side-trip to Bourre is another worthwhile option It's about 16 miles (26 kilometers) away from Saint-Gervais-la-Foret and is home to the La Magnanerie and Caves Champignonnieres.
Around 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west of Saint-Gervais-la-Foret is Tours, an important regional city and the home of Musee du Compagnonnage, St. Julien Church and Prieure de St-Cosme. Vinci International Convention Centre, Parc des Expositions de Tours and Saint Martin Basilica are also good places to spend a little time.
If you're keen on soaking up some of the the local culture, head straight to Centre - Loire Valley's craft workshops. A really good way to learn about a spot is by gaining an understanding of its history. While in Centre - Loire Valley, take the time to stop by the area's castles.
Mix learning with pleasure on your travels by spending time with a knowledgeable guide on one of the region's popular city walking tours, cycling tours and winery tours.
When it comes time to pack up and say "Au revoir / À bientôt", you'll have many happy memories.