Things to do in loire-valley

Attractions and places of interest

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 stayed during the siege of Orléans in 1429....

Attractions and places of interest

An incredible example of spontaneous architecture, the Maison Picassiette was once the house of Raymond Isidore who covered the whole exterior and interior of his house, and his...

Attractions and places of interest

Visit the Musée de la Reine Bérengère, the Museum of History and Archaeology, to uncover Le Mans' rich past with over 1,200 objects from prehistory through to the 15th century.

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The Musée de Tessé, contains fine art paintings from Italian, Flemish, Dutch and French painters and has a gallery devoted to the art of ancient Egyptian tombs.

Attractions and places of interest

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 museum has over 12,000 works but only 1,000 are...

Attractions and places of interest

This vast park covers 257,000 hectares of rocky mountains and verdant forests. For walkers, there are several discovery trials to follow including the 'Three Forest Trial' and 'In the...