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Enjoy the best attractions in Loire Valley
Loire Valley is a city in France that is renowned for its imposing castles and attractions. It has many destinations that attract many tourists every year. It also has a large hotel capacity so that tourists can stay without much trouble, in this case, we will mention the cottages that you can find in this region. If you want to find a place to stay, you can find it in the following areas: Besné, Le Fuilet, Brion, Saint-Paul-du-Bois, Azay-le-Rideau, Monteaux, Bourgueil, among others. Or you can also look for accommodation in nearby locations, such as the holiday rental and letting in Vendee.
Loire Valley - home to the best cottages in France
France is one of the European countries which receives the most tourists every year. Loire Valley is a very touristic French town, thanks to its historical attractions. As mentioned above, this town has a wide range of cottages to stay in, and Loire Valley cottages with a seaview. There are cottages of all types, for a small group of 4 or 5 people or even for large groups of 10 to 12 people. You will also find other types of holiday rentals and lettings in Loire Valley with what you need for your days out.
In addition, if you book a beautiful cottage in Loire Valley you will have many luxuries and amenities, such as:
- Swimming pools
- Hot tubs
For whom is it a good plan to visit Loire Valley?
Loire Valley for architecture lovers
If there is one thing the Loire Valley is renowned for, it is its incredible châteaux. It is undoubtedly one of the cities in France with the most such buildings. Some of the most popular castles in this city are Chambord Castle, Chenonceau Castle, Amboise Castle, Clos Lucé Castle, Cheverny Castle, Blois Castle, and Nitray Castle, among others. Rent a private cottage and you can learn about the history of this wonderful country, as well as enjoy the ancient castles.
Loire Valley for nature lovers
Another thing that is very popular for those who choose to rent a rental or a villa in Loire Valley is the wonderful gardens and natural attractions. You can enjoy beautiful natural landscapes and a great variety of plants and flowers. Some of the most popular attractions in this category are: Jardin Botanique de Tours, Parc Floral de La Source, Jardins des Prébendes d'Oé, Jardins du Château de Chaumont, Le Jardin des Kangourous, among others. If you want to connect with nature and enjoy beautiful views, you can't miss these wonderful destinations.
Did you know that in the Loire Valley, there are about 300 castles?
What can I do while staying in Loire Valley?
- Visit the Château de Chambord. The largest castle in the Loire Valley
- Visit the Château de Chenonceau, one of the most visited châteaux in France
- Get to know Leonardo da Vinci's residence at the Château d'Amboise
- Enjoy the best works of Leonardo da Vinci Château du Clos Lucé
- Enjoy beautiful works of art at the Château de Blois
- Enjoy a wide variety of plants at the Jardin Botanique de Tours
- Connect with nature at Jardins des Prébendes d'Oé
Prepare your itinerary in Loire Valley
Top 7 travel tips in Loire Valley
1. Visit the Château de Chambord. The largest castle in the Loire Valley
First we have the Château de Chambord, which is the largest and most visited of all the châteaux in the Loire Valley. This is a perfect example to describe French Renaissance architecture. It was built in 1519 by King François and has 426 rooms, a moat and a garden. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
2. Visit the Château de Chenonceau, one of the most visited châteaux in France.
The Château de Chenonceau is the second most visited château after Versaille. It was built in the 16th century over the Cher River and a series of arches in the form of bridges. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and looks like something out of a fairy tale. Finally, it is also renowned for its relationship with many powerful women who helped in its design. Book a cosy cottage in Loire Valley and enjoy this spectacular location.
3. Get to know Leonardo da Vinci's residence at the Château d'Amboise
This is a Renaissance castle that connects to Leonardo da Vinci's former residence through underground passages. This building offers tourists a chance to learn about the history of French royalty. On the other hand, tourists can take a journey into the past of this wonderful building, which includes royal takeovers, conspiracy theories and historical declines.
4. Enjoy the best works of Leonardo da Vinci Château du Clos Lucé
The Château du Clos Lucé is not the largest château in France, but it has become one of the most visited, thanks to the fact that it became Leonardo da Vinci's last official residence. Although it was originally the home of King François I, it is now a museum with the works of this renowned painter. Tourists can enjoy more than 40 works designed by da Vinci. In the city of Nantes, there are historical and architecturally significant buildings that are also worth a visit. So if you dare to make this trip from the Loire Valley, it can take about an hour. However, you can also opt to rent a holiday letting in Nantes and make it your next holiday destination.
5. Enjoy beautiful works of art at the Château de Blois
This is another of the most visited castles in the Loire Valley. Although it fell into disrepair during the French Revolution, its use as a military barracks helped it to be restored. It now houses a museum of fine arts. Next to this castle is located the House of Magic, a museum dedicated to the magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin; thanks to this it is considered one of the most visited castles by tourists.
6. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at the Jardin Botanique de Tours.
This is an ideal park for children, with several playgrounds, including musical instruments and other attractions. You can also rent pedal cars, as well as a large one where you can enter in the morning. There are many exotic animals, which children can observe and touch. Finally, there is a large variety of plants. La Baule-Escoublac is also an ideal place for a family trip, especially if you are travelling with children. There are also parks, zoos and amusement parks. So if after visiting the Loire Valley you decide to look for another destination, we recommend our holiday rentals in La Baule-Escoiblac.
7. Connect with nature at Jardins des Prébendes d'Oé
If you are searching for a peaceful place to disconnect from the urban world, in addition to the cottages in the countryside in Loire Valley, the Jardins des Prébendes d'Oé is perfect. It has an artificial lake with many species of birds and ducks, as well as a play area for children. It also has beautiful gardens, plants, trees, and many natural attractions that are worth a visit.