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Chenonceau wine

18 July 2015 ….

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Top attractions in France

EU citizens under the age of 26 get free entry into most of France’s national ….

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France Cycle Routes

France has always been keen on cycling – the annual Tour de France is probably ….

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Loire Pumpkin Festival

Loire Pumpkin Festival at a Chateau southwest of Tours ….

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Medieval French Gardens

There are a selection of “medieval” gardens in central France which could be worth a ….

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Bourgueil Wine Fair

Every year in March (24 March 2018) appellation of Bourgueil (27 Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de ….

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Chateau du Clos Lucé and Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci spent the last years of his life at the Chateau du Clos ….

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VitiLoire, Tours

Loire Valley wine fair in the heart of Tours ….

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Chinon Wine Fair

Chinon in the Loire Valley celebrates its wine festival in April ….

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Tours Garlic & Basil Fair

A very gallic combination of herbs – the city of Tours ( 37 Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val-de-Loire) ….

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800km Loire Cycle Route

A mere 800km of cycling along the Loire Valley ….

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Vines, Loire wines and ramblings

If you are in the Loire Valley for the weekend of 1 – 2 September ….

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Garden Days throughout France

France’s Ministry of Culture organises a weekend in early June each year to celebrate France’s ….

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Back Roads France

One of the joys of travelling through France by car is the opportunity to get ….

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Tomato Festival, Montlouis-sur-Loire

Annual Festival of the Tomato at Chateau de Labourdaisiere near Montlouis-sur-Loire ….

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Plants and Chickens Festival at Montlouis-sur-Loire

Plants and Chicken Festival poster

Every Easter (20 – 22 April 2019)the Chateau de ….

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Going Organic – Villandry Gardens

One of the most important and well-known gardens in France – Villandry Gardens at ….

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Segway down the Loire Valley!

Now that does sound like fun – although maybe a little scary until you are ….

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Paris – Tours cycle race

Another major French spectacle takes place on 10 October 2018 with the annual professional ….

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Cheese festival in Touraine

On the weekend of 1 – 2 June 2019 the village of Sainte Maure ….

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