The Loire Valley is a region with a rich cultural heritage. Châteaux, mansions and cathedrals follow one another and testify to more than 3 centuries of artistic buildings that characterise the 'art of living' or 'l'art de vivre à la Française' in French.
The Loire castles are obviously the main tourist attraction of the region, although not all are built on the banks of the Loire, but they are also on Indre, Cher or the Vienne. Their architecture varies according to their year of construction, from the medieval fortresses to the Renaissance castles, not to mention the gardens where you can talk a walk, especially in spring when flowers blossom.
The ideal if you want to visit the Chateaux of the Loire Valley is to find a hotel close to be able to get to the Loire castles quickly, it is best to leave early morning and take your time in exploring them.
The most famous castles are Chambord, Chenonceau, Azay-Le-Rideau, Cheverny, Amboise and Villandry, but there are 21 from Orléans to Angers: difficult to see them all once! Several visits to the Chateaux of the Loire Valley are necessary to see them all!
But the Loire valley is not limited to its castles! During your stay in your hotel near the Chateaux of the Loire Valley, do not miss out on the food specialties of the region, and especially its many wines. Bourgueil, Chinon, Muscadet, Saumur... all these renowned vineyards offer sample tasting, and allow to combine pleasure of the eyes with the pleasures of the papillae!
So book your hotel in the region of the Chateaux of the Loire Valley and spend an unforgettable holiday here!