The Loire castles

The Châteaux of the Loire promise you an unforgettable experience, a journey through history, art and architectural splendor. Each castle is a showpiece, revealing the treasures of a bygone era, and together they form a magnificent canvas that enchants all those lucky enough to discover them. Welcome to the magical setting of the Châteaux de la Loire.
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The Royal Château of Amboise

Situated on the majestic banks of the Loire, the Château Royal d'Amboise embodies the elegance and grandeur of the French Renaissance. A privileged witness to royal history, it was the favorite residence of Charles VIII and Francis I. Today, visitors can discover the richly decorated rooms, witnesses to the intrigues of the court, as well as the Saint-Hubert chapel, the final resting place of Leonardo da Vinci.
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Chambord Castle

Explore the timeless majesty of the Château de Chambord, a symbol of architectural grandeur with its slender towers and immense alleys. This masterpiece of Francis I is a bold statement of power and elegance, surrounded by vast parks and preserved forests
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Chenonceau Castle

Immerse yourself in the intimacy of the Château de Chenonceau, the “ladies’ castle”, which gracefully spans the Cher. The sumptuous gardens and richly decorated rooms bear witness to the exceptional feminine influence that marked its history, making this place an ode to beauty and passion
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Blois Castle

The Château de Blois, a true palimpsest of royal history, transports you through the eras with its four wings representing successive architectural styles. The courtyards, staircases and halls are full of stories of kings, queens and political intrigue.

Villandry Castle

Discover the perfect harmony of the Château de Villandry, renowned for its exceptional gardens with geometric patterns. Each parterre is a living work of art, creating an enchanting marriage between architecture and nature.

Castle of Azay le Rideau

Let yourself be seduced by the romantic atmosphere of the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau, built on an island in the middle of Indre. Its graceful architecture and reflections in the water make it a must-see destination for fairy tale lovers.

The Château du Clos Lucé

The Château du Clos Lucé is much more than just a historic residence. Former home of Leonardo da Vinci, this castle offers a unique immersion into the life and mind of one of the greatest geniuses in history. Visitors can explore the different rooms where Leonardo da Vinci lived and worked. It is much more than a historic place; it is a true journey into the creative mind of Leonardo da Vinci,

Château Gaillard Amboise

Dating from the 16th century, Château Gaillard is considered one of the most beautiful jewels of the French Renaissance. Nicknamed the “Italian Palazzotto”, it is the forgotten Renaissance paradise in Touraine. Dom Pacello, the most famous gardener in 1500, established the first French Renaissance gardens there and acclimatized the first orange trees in France 

Langeais Castle

Built in the 15th century by Louis Its history is closely linked to the politics and power struggles of the time. The towers, battlements and machicolations add to the impressive silhouette of the castle.

Ussé Castle

Château d'Ussé is considered the home of castles and romantics in the Loire Valley. Souvenir associated with the celebrations of Charles Perrault's "Sleeping Beauty", showing an architectural blend of modern, Renaissance and classical elements. These tours and visits are the most enjoyable aspects of the visit, as well as the fairy tale-like tradition.

Chaumont sur Loire Castle

The Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire is an example of medieval and Renaissance architecture. It has imposing towers, moats and decorative features that reflect the evolution of architectural styles throughout its history. Each year it hosts the International Garden Festival, where landscape architects from around the world create ephemeral gardens on a theme specific, adding an artistic and contemporary dimension to the castle experience.

Cheverny Castle

Built in the 17th century, the Château de Cheverny is famous for its remarkable symmetry and architectural elegance. The creator of Tintin, Hergé, was inspired by the Château de Cheverny to draw the Château de Moulinsart in the adventures of Tintin.
A notable feature, the creator of Tintin, Hergé, was inspired by the Château de Cheverny to draw the Château de Moulinsart in the adventures of Tintin.

Montpoupon Castle

The castle has a rich history dating back to the 11th century, and it has been altered and renovated several times over the centuries. A notable feature is its impressive collection of horse carriages, making it a unique destination for lovers of equestrian history and transportation; it also houses a museum dedicated to the art of hunting.

Royal Fortress of Chinon

Built in medieval times, the Royal Fortress of Chinon is an exceptional historic site where each stone tells a story and each corner conceals a mystery of the past. Its imposing architecture and majestic ramparts bear witness to centuries of history and conflicts. It has been the residence of famous people such as Richard the Lionheart, Joan of Arc and Henry II of England

Royal Fortress of Loches

The Royal Fortress of Loches is a medieval treasure nestled in the heart of the Loire Valley. Built in the 9th century, the fortress has witnessed centuries of historic events, being home to figures such as Richard the Lionheart and Joan of Arc. Located in the charming town of Loches, this fortress transports you to a time when knights, kings and royal intrigues dominated the scene.

Montresor and its castle

In addition to the Château de Montrésor, the town itself has an interesting architectural heritage, with old houses, picturesque streets and a medieval atmosphere. Montresor has been awarded the “Plus Beaux Villages de France” label because of its charm and its preservation of traditional architecture. Montresor is considered a peaceful getaway, offering an authentic experience in a historic setting

Village of Chédigny

The only village in France to have received the Remarkable Garden label, Chédigny is famous for its magnificent rose gardens and is also labeled "Garden Village". In spring and summer, the streets of Chédigny blossom in a palette of colors with roses adorning every space. Visitors are invited to stroll through carefully tended gardens, creating an unforgettable floral experience