The Loire valley 'The valley of the Kings' famous for chateaux – the magnificent castles built for the Kings and Dukes of France.
The Chateaux of the Loire contributes to the rich history and culture of the Loire valley, making it one of the most popular and interesting places to visit in France. With something for everyone and a clement climate to match, the loire valley is just right for a holiday break in France. Not that far from the UK and Ireland. A reasonable run in the car to tackle easily in a day and with time to spare.
The Loire Valley is renowned for the following sights:
Chateaux of the Loire:
- Azay le Rideau
- Montreuil Bellay
Churches and Abbeys:
- Musée des Blindes Tank museum, Saumur