FRANCE, Loire Valley ..Launay Castle, a historic 15th century castle, set on 36 acres. (Approx. 53 miles from Tours). Surrounded by a moat, pristine landscaping, and a pool. Trails traverse the property’s fields and wooded areas. A quaint town complete with a baker, general store, butcher, and pharmacy is w/in easy walking distance. Guest accommodations are available in both the main chateau & a guest cottage. Sleeps up to 18. To rent: Starting at $1,710 per night, homeaway.com.