The Loire valley in central France used to be known as the Valley of the Kings, for it is here that the Kings of France and their noblemen and women had their fabulous castles and hunting forest. One of the most famous chateaux of France. is here wonderfully preserved and in some cases restored with historical furniture and artefacts. The fortress towns of Chinon and Loches are vintage France, especially when you can relax in a pavement cafe and "people watch".
The rolling countryside and quiet roads make the Loire Valley the perfect holiday destination for those who seek an activity holiday. Beautiful villages to explore or stop for refreshment. Walking along the Loire and Vienne rivers. Likewise classic car enthusiast will find their roads perfect to exercise their passion for sedate motoring.
With its mild winters, early springs and spectacular autumns, the Loire is an all round year holiday destination. Summer days are long and glorious, not so hot for children and older folk but perfect to gain a poolside tan. You will definitely find your homeaway from home here in the Loire valley with its villa rentals and apartments
Getting here could not be easier. Fast trains from London to Tours via Paris. Flights from many UK airports or why not take a taxi from one of the south coast ports. Arrive in Caen, Le Havre or Cherbourg and a straight forward leisurely drive.