The Loire Valley
The chateaux of the Loire Valley
Welcome to the land of fairy tale castles, with moats and turret towers
1 hour by TGV – 2h30 by car
A Unesco World Heritage Site, the Loire Valley is a splendid getaway to the heart of gardens and architectural jewels ranging from the medieval period to the Renaissance, in a region of lush nature.
It is also a famous wine road offering many great opportunities to meet passionate winemakers who will have you taste the famous wines of Sancerre, Vouvray, Chinon or Muscadet.
We recommend that you spend at least one night in the region to better experience its many facets, but we can also craft for you a personalized one-day itinerary with a driver according to your desires.
on the accomplishments of one of the greatest minds of all time at the Chateau du Clos Lucé, the last residence of Leonardo da Vinci,
into the history of France at the Chateau d’Amboise, residence of King Francois 1st, who treated the Court with extraordinary banquets staged by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Royal Chapel houses the tomb of the genius,
beautiful meats cooked on a spit at the Bistrot des Hauts de Loire or Splurge with a gastronomic experience
at the 2* restaurant,
the splendor of the Château de Chenonceau set on the Cher River and the beauty of Catherine de Medici’s gardens,
at the unique and magical atmosphere of the Château de Chambord, the most famous château of the Loire Valley.
To extend your immersion in the Loire Valley, plan to spend the night in one of our favorite addresses:
in a former hunting lodge at the Hôtel des Hauts de Loire or Relax at the Spa Caudalie des Sources de Cheverny, a luxury hotel between vineyards and forests,
Many activities can be organized in the various chateaux visited…
Or embark on an incredible afternoon to meet the 35,000 animals of one
of the most beautiful zoos in the world,
or discover the “Cadre Noir”, the French National riding school in Saumur, a place of equestrianism excellence,
a Unesco World Heritage Site.