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4 edition of Loire Valley (Berlitz Pocket Guides) found in the catalog.

Loire Valley (Berlitz Pocket Guides)

Loire Valley (Berlitz Pocket Guides)

  • 4 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Berlitz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Travel,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Loire River Valley (France)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8941521M
    ISBN 102831501725
    ISBN 109782831501727

    Explore Blois holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Towering above the northern bank of the Loire, Blois’ royal château, one-time feudal seat of the powerful counts of Blois, offers a gripping introduction to some key periods in French history and architecture. The Loire Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site is known as the Playground of the Kings. It is dotted with France most beautiful castles. The lure of history and culture makes it an unavoidable destination. The town of Blois (1h20 trip from Paris) is your starting point. Day 1; Day 2.

    The Loire Valley produces a wide variety of wines from award-winning white varietals to full-bodied reds and sweet dessert wines. This private tasting tour ensures a tailor-made experience, visiting three of the most renowned wine regions—Vouvray, Chinon, and Bourgueil.   The Perfect Loire Valley Itinerary: Getting from Paris to the Loire Valley. There are a few ways to travel from Paris to the Loire Valley, including renting a car and driving yourself or taking the train (and then having to find a way to the castles). However, as we said above, we loved the tour we took instead of driving!

    Tours is the main town of the Loire Valley. The lively cathedral city stands between the Loire and Cher rivers. There's an old quarter, plus good museums and restaurants. It also makes a great center if you're visiting the châteaux of Langeais, Villandry (which has a spectacular garden), and : Mary Anne Evans. LOIRE VALLEY A region doesn’t get to be called “The Garden of France” without being pretty special, and the Loire is a two-wheeler’s dream, thanks in no small part to the signposted stations. You are also able to pre book through local cab companies BY WATER With the Loire valley being in a fairly central location there.


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"Chateaux of the Loire Valley" is quite interesting and has some nice photos. It gives a lot of information on the most prominent chateaux of the region and their description along with the interesting bits of history.

The book also contains the map, chronology of the most important facts of French history and the genealogy of the French kings/5(27). "Chateaux of the Loire Valley" is quite interesting and has some nice photos.

It gives a lot of information on the most prominent chateaux of the region and their description along with the interesting bits of history. The book also contains the map, chronology of the most important facts of French history and the genealogy of the French kings/5(44). Must-Read Books about Loire Valley.

The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France. By Ina Caro. Time travel through France by way. LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE Book ANY Loire Valley Tour From April 30 – J and SAVE US$ Per Person — PLUS for Solo Travelers: Pay NO Single Supplement.

Loire Valley Tour Price – US$2, per person INSTEAD of US $3, per person, based on double/twin occupancy/5(). The Loire Valley is also known for its outstanding wines (red, white, rosé and sparkling) and lively, sophisticated cities, including Orléans, Blois, Tours and Angers – yet more reasons why the entire area is an enormous Unesco World Heritage Site.

There are 5, hotels in Loire Valley you can book on What are the best hotels in Loire Valley near Château de Chambord. Some of the best hotels in Loire Valley near Château de Chambord include Relais de Chambord - Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Gîte Salamandre - 8 Personnes, and Le Clos Près Chambord.

Loire Valley guidebooks and maps. For detailed cycle route information and maps, see Cycling the River Loire. L'intégrale de la Loire à vélo de Nevers à la mer is now also available in English (The Complete Loire à Vélo Trail from Nevers to the Atlantic).

There is also Richard Peace’s Cycling Southern France: Loire to Mediterranean. The Loire Valley (French: Vallée de la Loire, pronounced [vale də la lwaʁ]), spanning kilometres ( mi), is located in the middle stretch of the Loire River in central France, in both the administrative regions Pays de la Loire and Centre-Val de area of the Loire Valley comprises about square kilometres ( sq mi).

It is referred to as the Cradle of the Inscription: (24th Session). Villandry For the best gardens in the Loire Valley — and possibly all of France. Chinon For its Joan of Arc history. Langeais For its fortress-like setting above an appealing little village, and its evocative 15th- and 16th-century rooms.

Loire Valley Wine Guide. In this advanced guide we’ll explore the wines of the Loire Valley of France–from Muscadet to Sancerre. Figure out where to look to your next bottle of Loire. The Loire Valley Wine Guide. The Loire Valley is home to over 4, wineries that produce a dizzying array of elegant, high quality wines.

The Loire Valley is France's most diverse wine region, producing exemplary wines in every style. Popularity of Loire Valley wines with sommeliers and wine writers has been growing steadily for the last ten years because for all their variety, Loire Valley wines share important characteristics that make them perfect for contemporary taste.

SAVE. See Tripadvisor's Loire Valley, France hotel deals and special prices on 30+ hotels all in one spot. Find the perfect hotel within your budget with reviews from real travelers.

Here's a non-driving possibility for you, from either Paris or Tours: Loire Valley Time Travel. That would be a great way to visit some of the chateaux in style - in a vintage Citroen.

Could include wine tasting, if you wished. If that still left you with a day spare, I'm sure they could advise how best to spend it on your own. Chateaux Of The Loire Valley book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The architectural heritage of the French kings is nowhe /5. A fairy-tale realm par excellence, the Loire Valley is studded with storybook villages, time-burnished towns, and— bien sûr —the famous châteaux de.

The Châteaux of the Loire Valley (French: Châteaux de la Loire) are part of the architectural heritage of the historic towns of Amboise, Angers, Blois, Chinon, Montsoreau, Nantes, Orléans, Saumur, and Tours along the Loire River in illustrate Renaissance ideals of design in France.

The châteaux of the Loire Valley number over three hundred, ranging from practical Architectural style(s): French. The Fit Traveller was a guest of the Renaissance, European Waterways and Barge Lady Cruises for this cruise. The opinions, words and images are authentically our own.

The Renaissance Loire Valley Cruise. Book with Barge Lady Cruises. A day trip to Loire Valley will acquaint you with architectural marvels, verdant vineyards, and opulent chateaux. Sip on some world-renowned wines (courtesy, of course, the Loire Valley) as you cosy up with a book in one of their roadside cafes and take in the resplendent : Manisha Choudhari.

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. 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 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 .The Loire Valley, in central France ’s Loire River, is known for its abundant produce, famed wine industry, vibrant culture and stunning châteaux.

Here are ten ways to make the most of a trip to the Loire Valley. Perhaps the most famous of the many castles in the region, Chenonceau is a sight to behold. Spanning— literally— the River.The Loire chateaux: must-sees in the Loire Valley To visit the Loire Valley is to explore a unique heritage: that of its chateaux!

With its mass of turrets and chimneys, the Chateau de Chambord – commissioned by Francis I and conceived by Leonardo da Vinci – is perhaps the most iconic.