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Azay-le-Rideau wine village -Centre/Loire Valley

The wine village of Azay-le-Rideau (37 Indre-et-Loire, Centre/Val de Loire) is known throughout the world ….

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Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny, Loire Valley

In the heart of the Loire Valley south of Blois, Cheverny is best known for its classic Loire Chateau rather than its wines, which remain relatively obscure. Yet such is their quality that Parisians regularly head 200km down the autoroute at the weekend to stock up! ….

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Sancerre, Centre/Loire Valley

The wine village of Sancerre(18 Cher, Centre) is located on a hilltop overlooking the Loire River to the east and the vineyards of Sancerre to the West. ….

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Tours – Chateau de la Bordaisiere hotel

To the east of Tours (37 Indre-et-Loire, Centre) at Montlouis-sur-Loire, the Chateau de la Bordaisiere ….

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Ancinnes – Le Basse Cour B&B

Unless you are lucky enough to live within an hour or so of the English ….

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Cour-Cheverny – Hotel Relais Les Trois Chateaux

Good Hotel and even better restaurant at Cour-Cheverny in the Loire ….

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Roanne – Vineyard Bed & Breakfast

In the upper Loire Valley lies the appellation of the Côtes Roannaise AC – from ….

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Nantes – Music and Boats

Nantes is best known for being the major city on the western extremities of ….

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Festival of the Loire

Orleans (45 Loiret, Centre) celebrates Europe’s last wild river, the Loire, with a meeting of French ….

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Saumur’s Wine Market


Vouvray Wine Festival

Situated a few miles east of Tours on the Loire, Vouvray produces a wide range ….

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Loire Estuary Festival

Between Nantes and Saint Nazaire on the Atlantic Coast – see

Flying UK to France

The number of budget airline routes to France from the UK is continuing to grow, ….

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Anjou Saumur Wine Festival

The winemakers of Anjou and Saumur offer to brighten up February with a weekend wine ….

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Domaine Octavie, Touraine

Isabelle & Noe Rouballay own and run this charming small domaine in southern Touraine ….

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Sancerre (18 Cher, Centre) is world-renown vineyard (and pretty town) in the mid-Loire Valley, The ….

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Cour-Cheverny 41

South of Blois in the Touraine, Cheverny (41 Loir-et-Cher, Centre) offers good food, wine and ….

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