With our travel guide to the Loire Valley in France we will show you the diverse range of attractions on offer in this beautiful part of France and help you make the most of your stay by providing practical, helpful information on things to do and see. We live and work here and are happy to share our experiences, If you choose one of our holiday homes here in the Loire Valley to use as a base
A Lil’ History of the Loire Valley. Chateau de Goulaine (est. 1000 AD) still operates today Like most of the vineyards of France, we can thank the Romans for getting things started. When they conquered Gaul in the 1st Century AD, they recognized the climate and soil were perfect for vines and that the river made a convenient “roadway” to move goods throughout the empire.
Join Backroads on a family bike tour of the Loire Valley for teens & kids. Enjoy family biking past fairy-tale castles and through the rolling hills of the Loire Valley.
The Loire Valley—right out of a fairy tale. Graceful castles and flawless manicured gardens. An idyllic landscape made lush by the majestic water of the Loire River.
Anjou in the Loire Valley Fancy a break in a Loire Valley chateau, in a cave-dwelling in Maine et Loire, or in a gyspy caravan in the Loire region?Whatever you’re looking for, Anjou has something exciting to offer. Welcome to Anjou Loire Valley!
Since 2000, the castles of the Loire Valley from Sully-sur-Loire to Chalonnes have been added to the World Heritage list of Unesco. Here is a personal list of my Top 10 most beautiful chateaux of the Loire Valley.
Rick Steves Snapshot Loire Valley [Rick Steves, Steve Smith] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Loire Valley. Rick Steves and Steve Smith cover the essentials of the Loire Valley
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From bike hire to boules, microlighting to mini market, outdoor pool with slides and chutes to heated indoor pool with retractable roof, Domaine de Dugny has everything for the perfect family holiday in Paris Loire Valley, France
60 Of The Most Wonderful Things To Do In Paris In October 2018. The days are shorter and the air is crisp, yet Paris events are heating up for the fall season.
As the summer goes on it gets better and better in Paris. There’s a lot to do and it’s hard to know what to choose. Don’t worry, here’s our list of the top things to do in Paris this July.
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Whether you’ve visited the city before or simply want a more local experience, I’ve put together my picks for 10 non-touristy things to do in Paris.
Back in Roman times, Nice served as the region’s capital—a role it maintains today as the gateway to the French Riviera. Once part of the Kingdom of Sardinia and a favorite for wealthy British aristocrats in the 18th century, Nice’s mixed upbringing is part of the city’s allure.
The present castle, surrounded by a moat and ramparts, was built in the 15th century for Francois II, last of the dukes of Brittany, and stands on the site of a previous 13th century fortified palace called La Tour Neuve (The New Tower). Over the course of its history, the Castle of the Dukes has