Nesting in a wood, perched on the terraced slopes overlooking the Loire river, the Château de Pray, named after Geoffroy de Pray in 1244, is truly majestic. The towers bear witness to its past role as a stronghold.
Early 1900’s, the wife of the well known French writer Alphonse Daudet lived at Pray. Private residence since the 18th century.
Roughly 2 km from Amboise, the Château de Pray Hotel 4**** is a place full of charm and character, which welcome you in an intimate atmosphere where reign beauty, history, romanticism and flavors. You will be seduced by its relaxed rhythm of life and the warm attention spread to its guests. The staff shall makes you at ease with simplicity and discretion as soon as you arrive at the Château. Everyone in the team will do their best to please your requests with care and attention.
Surrounded by 5 hectares of wood and land with amazing gardens one of which with vegetables and fruits, the magnificent 13th century Chateau de Pray overlooking the Loire, appears. Towers framing the mansion bear witness to its historical past as a stronghold.
One will no doubt appreciate one of the nineteen rooms full of authenticity and surprisingly decorated with pieces of furniture dating back to 16th and 18th century and wooden wall bathrooms dressed in marble.
Swimming-pool and large terrace oriented south, merge perfectly in vegetable setting. Calm, rest and dreams guarantee.
The Gastronomic Restaurant supervised by Chef (one star in the Michelin guide) will prepare for you, pleasure tasty, fresh and sophisticated cooking. He will definitely help you spend a fantastic moment of pure pleasure. Poached gathered scallops, roasted guinea fowl, were extremely great and I finished with the Cheeses selection. I must say, the all experience was really beautiful. The service was a mix of class and nice touch. It is really pleasant to be enjoying a place where eveything is smooth and never a problem.
The pool, in a sunny day, will help you to dream along the Loire river. Unless you prefer to go for a massage or a visit of the region in a hot-air balloon.
City of Amboise with the Royal chateau and the Clos Luce are just there as well.
We call that, “La vie de Château”.
Château de Pray
Tel : +33 (0)2 47 57 23 67.