The Loire Valley and its prestigious châteaux
Come and discover the famous Loire Valley châteaux on the banks of the Loire and its tributaries, including Chenonceau, Chambord and Sully-sur-Loire. Historical landmarks from the Renaissance period or medieval fortresses, many have been host to major figures in the history of France, adding to the renown of the Loire Valley, a world-acclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Loire Valley : Wines and Gastronomy
The art of living well is no small thing in France, and French gastronomy is listed as part of UNESCO’s prized Intangible Cultural Heritage … no small feat! The Loire Valley, where fresh produce, fine wines and cuisine are as much a part of the landscape as the châteaux that have made it famous.
La Loire à Vélo : a unique cycling route
The Loire à Vélo cycling route is a wonderful way to discover the many treasures of the Loire Valley. Follow the river Loire from one château to another along the 800 km of signposted cycle routes. Enjoy the magical scenery: the peaceful countryside, colourful vineyards, the meandering river, troglodytic sites and the many charming small towns and villages along the way.