Things to do in loire-valley

Attractions and places of interest

Around 50 buildings and monuments are now lit up to illuminate the beautiful heritage sites of the city of Le Mans. The centrepiece of the trail is the Nuit de Chimères, the 'Night of...

Attractions and places of interest

The Palais Jacques Coeur is a masterpiece of Flamboyant Gothic civilian architecture built by one of the most influential men of 15th century France.

Attractions and places of interest

This gorgeous royal palace was the childhood home of King Henry II and where Queen Berengaria stayed after the death of her husband, Richard the Lionheart.

Attractions and places of interest

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 spring flowers bloom in April, followed by...

Attractions and places of interest

Voted the best theme park in the world in 2012, Puy du Fou is an exciting way to experience several different periods of history - from the Romans and Vikings to the 17th century...