Things to do in loire-valley

Attractions and places of interest

The beautiful Bourges cathedral is a stunning early Gothic cathedral built in the 12th and 13th centuries. It has a unique floor plan without transepts giving it its unusual shape inside...

Attractions and places of interest

The Cathédrale St Julien is an incredible structure and, at over 130m long, it is one of the largest cathedrals in France. Built between the 11th and 15th centuries, its architecture...

Attractions and places of interest

An ornate Gothic masterpiece, Chartres cathedral contains the largest collection of original medieval stained glass in the world. A major pilgrimage destination since the Middle Ages,...

Attractions and places of interest

A Gothic Renaissance château within the walls of a medieval fortress on the historic 'Route Jacques Coeur' with souvenirs of Louis XII, Colbert, Marie Antoinette & Napoléon. It also...

Attractions and places of interest

Built on an island in the river Indre, the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau is one of the most famous chateaux in the Loire Valley.

Attractions and places of interest

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 is also where Joan of Arc was blessed in 1429 by...