Find out what the media have to say about Domaine de la Commanderie de Ballan

Curious about what the press has to say about our hotel estate? Take a look at our press articles for an overview of what the critics are saying.

These articles offer an outside view of our estate and give you a better understanding of what we have to offer. Dive into our reviews and discover our estate through the eyes of the media.

Dossier de presse


17 July 2023

"What if we took you on an escapade along the path of the Crusades, towards Jerusalem but close to the city of Tours? The history of this estate, which dates back almost a thousand years, is closely linked to that of the Order of Templars[...]".

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25 June 2023

"In the forest, 15 minutes from Tours, this luxury gîte promises a charming bucolic welcome to the Valley of the Kings. Overall rating: 8.1/10 Highlight: brand-new. [...]"

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20 June 2023

"In this former Templar stronghold, next to the Loire and its illustrious Châteaux, the Domaine de la Commanderie de Ballan opened its doors last spring. [...]"

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27 May 2023

"Coup de cœur accommodation : Domaine de la Commanderie in Ballan-Miré: luxury, calm and pleasure! [...]"

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24 May 2023

"South of Tours, this 12th-century castle was founded by the Knights Templar, then entrusted to the Hospitallers. The restored buildings restored to create a hotel with two rooms and two suites, combining parquet flooring and tapestries with chic and modernity.[...]"

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09 May 2023

"With the arrival of sunny days and long weekends, it's time to get away to the countryside. This This season, a number of estates just a few hours from Paris are offering holidays combining nature, luxury and relaxation. [...]"

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29 April 2023

"An unspoilt location in the heart of nature, adjacent to the city of Tours, the Domaine is the ideal place for those seeking an exceptional address in the heart of the Vallée des Rois. in the heart of the Vallée des Rois. [...]"

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28 April 2023

"It may not seem like it, but this plush mansion in which you're already dreaming of spending the weekend has blown out its 843 candles. Erected in 1180, the Commanderie de Ballan even features the remains of a medieval tower and chapel on its façade... chapel... However, in 2023, you'll be staying in a comfortable residence with a swimming pool, XXL grounds and plush bedding. and soft bedding. Are you with us? [...]"

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13 April 2023

"To each his own in this former Templar stronghold near Tours and the Loire châteaux. For lovers, we offer a suite in the château. For families opt for the Verger, Bois or Tourelle houses. [...]"

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29 March 2023

"A true haven of peace in the heart of nature, this former Commanderie built by the Knights Templar in a 6-hectare park adjoining the Ballan forest, invites travelers to forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life with its rooms, suites, apartments and houses entirely renovated in a chic country style, sleeping from 2 to 13 people and offering top-of-the-range amenities [...]".

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28 March 2023

"In this former Templar stronghold, next to the Loire and its illustrious châteaux, the sumptuous rooms and magnificent apartments and houses of the Domaine de la Commanderie de Ballan open their doors to amaze young and old this spring 2023 [...]".

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21 March 2023

"A new stage in the already rich life of the Commanderie. Originally, this beautiful little château and its vast 10-hectare estate were a stopover for the Templars on their way to Santiago de Compostela. [...]"

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