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Attractions in Loire Valley

Things to see and do

Holidaying in, or near, the region of Loire Valley and looking for ways to keep everyone entertained?

Our attractions guides will help you to find the best way to keep everyone happy whilst on holiday with family-friendly attractions, museums and historical monuments, the great outdoors and much, much more!

Loire Valley Attractions

  • Château de Blois
    6 out of 10, based on 60 ratings

    The Royal Château de Blois is located in the center of the city of Blois. The château has been the residence of several French kings, and…

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  • Le Château d'Amboise
    5 out of 10, based on 39 ratings

    A magnificent example of Renaissance and Gothic architecture, this château still houses a well preserved and exceptional collection of…

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  • Domaine de Chaumont sur Loire
    5 out of 10, based on 34 ratings

    Between Tours & Blois, this estate has a park with château, stables & exceptional gardens (the famous International Garden Festival)…

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  • Les Ecuries du Maréchal de Saxe
    6 out of 10, based on 7 ratings

    These magnificent stables are the setting for a superb equestrian show with actors in period costume retracing the history of the Count of…

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  • France Montgolfières
    6 out of 10, based on 6 ratings

    Float away on a memorable balloon trip over châteaux, medieval villages and the picturesque French countryside in the Loire valley…

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  • Caves Monmousseau
    5 out of 10, based on 28 ratings

    Since 1886 these cellars have been used to store the highest quality wines, which have graced the tables of royalty. During your visit you…

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  • Château du Rivau
    5 out of 10, based on 12 ratings

    This 15thC fairytale château belonging to the famous Beauvau family has been lovingly restored. The 12 beautiful gardens offer many…

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  • Parc Floral de la Source
    7 out of 10, based on 11 ratings

    This exceptional park in the grounds of a château features the bubbling source of the river Loiret, a tributary of the Loire. A mass of…

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  • Château d'Ainay le Vieil
    5 out of 10, based on 13 ratings

    A Gothic Renaissance château within the walls of a medieval fortress on the historic 'Route Jacques Coeur' with souvenirs of Louis XII…

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  • Le Jardin de Villandry
    6 out of 10, based on 5 ratings

    Villandry owes its fame to its 6 beautiful gardens - the water garden with its mirror-like lake, the decorative ornamental garden, the…

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  • Jardin botanique de Tours
    6 out of 10, based on 15 ratings

    The Jardin botanique de Tours (5 hectares) is a municipal botanical garden and arboretum, it began as a collection of about 2,000 medical…

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  • Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours
    5 out of 10, based on 7 ratings

    The Tours mueseum of fine arts was originaly established 4 March 1795 but has been situated in the bishop's former palace since 1910. The…

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  • Maison de Jeanne d'Arc
    6 out of 10, based on 13 ratings

    This half-timbered house is a 1960s reconstruction of the house of Jacques Boucher, treasurer of the Duke of Orléans, in which Joan of Arc…

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  • Maison Picassiette
    6 out of 10, based on 8 ratings

    An incredible example of spontaneous architecture, the Maison Picassiette was once the house of Raymond Isidore who covered the whole…

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  • Bourges Cathedral
    5 out of 10, based on 13 ratings

    The beautiful Bourges cathedral is a stunning early Gothic cathedral built in the 12th and 13th centuries. It has a unique floor plan…

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  • Chartres Cathedral
    6 out of 10, based on 16 ratings

    An ornate Gothic masterpiece, Chartres cathedral contains the largest collection of original medieval stained glass in the world. A major…

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