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Vacations in the Loire Valley, France

May 9, 2018

The Loire Valley is a vast area in the center of France, which is very popular with tourists. Not only does it offer spectacular views, but there are more than 300 castles worthy of a visit with the city and historical churches. UNESCO has even added a section of the Loire Valley, the section between Maine and Sully-sur-Loire on the list of World Heritage sites.

Castles

The Loire Valley in FranceWith more than 300 palaces that can be selected in the Loire Valley, it is difficult to know where to start! Some castles are a private house or a hotel, which has just opened its doors to visitors on certain occasions, while many others are dedicated tourist attractions.

To have a true sense of many buildings in this area, you should visit the castle of Chenonceau, literally on the Maine River, and forts of the fortress in the city of Anger. Chenonceau is a beautiful country house, which was built on a series of bows on the river.

In addition to being part of the impressive engineering, the building also houses great works of art and has ample gardens. The medieval castle in Anger is much more functional but no less interesting, it offers a collection of tapestries from the 14th century. It is worth visiting the city of Anger, with its winding and a busy market.

The Loire Valley by bike

If you like cycling, there is a great system in the Loire region that allows you to rent a bike in a city and then restore it to another place. You can follow the suggested route along the riverside or exit the track and explore the countryside.

There is also a recommended place to stay in the cities of interest along the way, from campsites to hotels. The organization will even take care of carrying your luggage to your next destination.

Santa Catalina de Fierbois

In addition to being typical of the beautiful village of France, close to the Great Lakes are ideal for swimming, Sainte Catherine de Fierbois is also a community that is very important in the history of France.

The church is famous for Mukjizatnya and is said to be the place where Joan of Arc was told to find her sword by the voices she heard. The whole town has become a main stop point for pilgrims on the way to Santiago de Compostela and, if you are religious or not, it is.

Google map of the Loire Valley

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