The Loire Valley is an outstanding cultural landscape
of great beauty, containing historic towns and villages,
great architectural monuments, and rolling green hills
dotted with more than a thousand châteaux, and fine
vineyards. It is the charm of its gentle pace of life that
has, for centuries, made it a sought-after location for
royalty, poets and writers. Regional highlights are all
within driving distance.
CHÂTEAUX OF THE LOIRE
Some of the highlights include Villandry, Chenonceau,
Azay le Rideau, Amboise, Montresor, Chambord, and
NATURE: Bird watching, Brenne National Park,
La Haute-Touche (the largest zoological park in
France), Les Grottes Petrifantes, The Aquarium de
Touraine, Doue Zoo, Beauval Zoo, and local caves.
SPORTS: Cycling, Walking, Swimming, Fishing,
Canoeing, Tennis, Golf
CITIES AND VILLAGES: Tours, Loches,
Descartes, Cussay, and Ligueil to name just a few
OTHER SITES:Donkey park at Parc Le Fou de L’Ane,
Futuroscope, and Adventure Park.