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Châteaux of the Loire

David Holland

Châteaux of the Loire

by David Holland

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Published by Michelin in London, Greenville, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castles,
  • Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[principal writers: David Holland, Mike Pedley]
    SeriesThe green guide, Michelin green guides
    ContributionsMichelin Apa Publications
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27135886M
    ISBN 101907099506
    ISBN 109781907099502
    OCLC/WorldCa227162990

    Discover the magnificent Loire Valley on foot and visit the historic and opulent Châteaux de la Loire. Once the favourite hunting ground of France’s nobility, aristocrats and royalty, the Loire is brimming with these fascinating relics of a bygone time.   An hour’s drive brought us to Chenonceau, the most famous of the Loire its peaceful location on a quiet tributary, this is a country retreat of small private studies, book-lined.

    Coach transport on Day 1 and Day 2, dinner on Day 1, accommodations at a 3-star or 4-star hotel in Paris, the full-day excursion to the Châteaux de la Loire with visits to the Châteaux de Chenonceau and Chambord, lunch on Day 2 - coach transfer from Nantes to Paris on D7 - excursions included in the package selected - your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on. Discover our special offer Ultralight Aviation! The best choice for your Châteaux of the Loire Valley activities. Low price guaranteed, no booking fee. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies to offer you service and offers tailored to your interests.

    Appart'Tourisme Blois Châteaux de la Loire – Book your room for the Appart'Tourisme Blois Châteaux de la Loire hotel in on ViaMichelin. ViaMichelin and its partners allow you to book the hotel, bed and breakfast or apartment of your choice in just a few clicks/10(84). It’s followed by a list of all the châteaux with visiting hours (that is, excluding châteaux that are now ruins, museums, hotels, or private homes) in Wikipedia’s entry for Loire Valley châteaux, and includes pet policy details where they’re available. The name of each château is a link to its website.


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Welcome to This website was designed for all the visitors of Loire Valley Châteaux who are looking for information and are planning a trip to the heart of France. It contains a list of more than a hundred châteaux, a selection of châteaux with the most famous French castles, a map and a selection of hotels, bed and.

52 rows  The Châteaux of the Loire Valley (French: Châteaux de la Loire) are part of the architectural Architectural style(s): French Renaissance architecture.

Skip to main content. Try Prime All. Explore all the Loire Valley Chateaux - Chateaux de la Loire - including Chateau de Chanonceau, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Chaumont, Chateau de Blois and 70 other stunning castles through interactive lists and maps in our travel and destination Guide on where of visit, stay and eat in the region.

Plan your trip using our custom Google map of the Loire Valley Chateau. View deals for VVF Villages "Les Châteaux de la Loire" Amboise.

Château-Gaillard is minutes away. WiFi and parking are free, and this holiday park also features Location: Rue Rouget de lIsle, Amboise. The Loire Valley of France, found between the towns of Tours and Blois, offers a fascinating landscape of vineyards, forests, gardens, and stately châteaux (singular château).Château is a general term used for any manor house but, historically, chateaux were used as anything from hunting lodges to residences for important people.

The Château de Chenonceau is a French château spanning the River Cher, near the small village of Chenonceaux in the Indre-et-Loire department of the Loire Valley in is one of the best-known châteaux of the Loire valley.

The estate of Chenonceau is first mentioned in writing in the 11th century. The current château was built in – on the foundations of an old mill and was. Hôtel des châteaux de la Loire is near the historic quarter of Tours and the Vinci International Convention Centre. This is our guests' favorite part of Tours, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it for a two-person trip/10(). View deals for Maison charmante calme Châteaux Loire. Near Chateau de Villandry.

WiFi and parking are free, and this guesthouse also features a BBQ grill. All rooms have soaking tubs and on: 10 Rue de la Tortinière, Veigne, Indre-et-Loire The world-famous chateaux of the Loire attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.

In this book, the photographer Robert Polidori has captured more than seventy of them in unique pictures. He depicts the Chateau of Blois in its imposing beauty, the original fortifications in Chinon and Angers, and the Magnificent Azay-le-Rideau. It goes without saying that the splendid Chambord is.

Châteaux de la Loire. You are visiting the website dedicated to individuals Book now. You are visiting the website Rochecorbon > Vouvray > Amboise > Montlouis-sur-Loire Book Now. Our Itinerary from Amboise. 1 – Castles ride: Chaumont-sur-Loire > Montrichard > Montpoupon > Chenonceaux.

People come to the Loire Valley, just a few hours south of Paris, mostly to visit châteaux and enjoy Loire r you make a day trip from Paris or enjoy an extended stay in the region, you can visit a variety of châteaux.

So if there are so many, how do you choose. Here are some of the châteaux that are both most popular and, in our opinion, most interesting. The Loire Valley is famous for its wine and magnificent châteaux. This day tour is the perfect opportunity to explore the latter with an experienced guide.

The first palace, the Château de Chambord was built in an immense forest and is the largest of the châteaux in the Loire Valley. Touring the Loire Valley along its cycling paths lets you soak up breath-taking landscapes without missing any major or minor châteaux. Château d’Angers Discover the Apocalypse Tapestry, amongst others, and the colourful landscaped gardens of this grand medieval fortress.

A real gateway to the Loire Valley and its castles, Tours is a town of art and history. Our gentlemen siders are keen to show you its most unusual and unique places.

Learn more about the tour Retro Classic. Châteaux of the Loire and Tuscan Gardens combined. Two sharing: £4, or £4, without Eurostar or the tour flights.

Single occupancy: £5, or £4, without Eurostar or the tour flights. This includes the one-way flight from Paris to Florence (Air France), airport transfers and the extra accommodation at Hotel Villa Fiesole (1 night).

A land of pleasure for the senses and the soul, the Loire Valley has hosted the lives and loves of the kings of France and inspired artists as diverse as Rabelais and Balzac. Still today, strolling the gardens of Chambord Castle, one can imagine François I greeting Emperor Charles V on these very paths with a bevy of young girls dressed as.

On the Wine Route and in the heart of the Loire châteaux region, Le Domaine des Hauts de Loire welcomes nature lovers seeking refuge into a haven of peace, characterised by a calm and warm atmosphere.

A 4-star property with a 2 Michelin star-restaurant, this Relais & Châteaux property has become a real institution in the world of French tourism/5. "The châteaux of the Loire, that today act as a magnet for thousands of tourists, bear witness to a magnificent past. They are, however, not only monuments in stone to the drive of kings to demonstrate their prestige in architectural form, they also reflect the development of France in the 15th and 16th centuries on the road to absolute monarchy.

The Loire has a justifiable reputation as one of the greatest, grandest and most scenic rivers anywhere in Europe. In its most characteristic stretch, from the hills of Sancerre to the city of Angers, it flows past an extraordinary parade of regal châteaux, majestic palaces and sweeping vineyards; unsurprisingly, when it came to choosing which should be awarded the title of World Heritage.

Find the top-rated and best-reviewed tours and activities in Loire Valley Châteaux for From prices and availability to skip-the-line options and mobile tickets, get all the information you need to make the most of your trip to France/5().Les Châteaux de la Loire (French) Paperback – January 1, See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Board book "Please retry" — Manufacturer: SAEP. Unlike other Loire region châteaux, Valençay's halcyon days came not in the 15th and 16th-centuries but in the early nineteenth.

InNapoleon insisted Talleyrand buy the place, to host Author: Anthony Peregrine.