France - The Loire Valley (PDF Chapter)
The Loire Valley – an enormous Unesco World Heritage Site – is known for its fairy-tale châteaux and the villages and vineyards that surround them, outstanding wines and lively, sophisticated cities, including Orléans, Tours, Saumur and Angers.
- admire elegant arches and fabulous art at the Château de Chenonceau
- enjoy fantastic food, great local wines and equestrian virtuosity in Saumur
- explore the final home of Leonardo da Vinci, le Clos Lucé in Amboise
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Orléanais, Orléans, Orléans to Sully-sur-Loire, La Sologne, Blésois, Blois, Chambord, Cheverny, Chaumont-sur-Loire, Touraine, Tours, Rochecorbon & Vouvray, Chenonceaux, Amboise, Villandry, Langeais, Azay-le-Rideau, Loches, Chinon, Anjou, Saumur, East of Saumur, Angers, Around Angers, When to Go.