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The Loire Valley (Centre) is the biggest area in France ever to be included in UNESCO’s world heritage list. Discover the Loire Valley and its châteaux, from Sully-sur-Loire as far as Nantes: Renaissance châteaux, medieval fortresses, remarkable gardens.
Kings, artists and famous authors have fallen under the spell of the Loire and taken up residence on its banks and you too can enjoy the harmonious landscape at the heart of the unspoiled natural world.
The wines of the Loire and the local gastronomy is also a pleasure waiting to be savoured with many world class vineyards to explore!
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More About the Centre (Loire Valley) Region of France
Located southwest of Paris, the Centre region is best known for the Loire valley and includes the forests of the Sologne and the gentle hills and valleys of the Berry region.
The Loire Valley is renowned worldwide for its beautiful Châteaux and its river, the Loire, is often called the last wild river in Europe. The entire region has been influenced by the great French kings of the Middle Ages and is also called the ‘Garden of France ( down to its delicious fruits and vegetables, as well as its beautiful flowered parks and gardens).
Eure et Loir (28) | Loiret (45) | Loir et Cher (41) | Cher (18) | Indre et Loire (37) | Indre (36)
The Loire Valley region is composed of six departments. To the north lies the area known as la Beauce, gently undulating countryside where vast wheat fields stretch as far as they eye can see. You’ll also find the city of Chartres, famous for its magnificent cathedral, which is one of the earliest and finest gothic cathedrals in France. The central area encompases the valleys of the river Loire which was so popular with the kings of France; this area is rich with magnificent châteaux including Chambord, Azay-le-Rideau, Blois or Chenonceaux.
Between Orleans, Blois and Vierzon lies a vast area of forest and heathland known as La Sologne, once the favoured hunting grounds of the aristocrats but today popular with nature-lovers and hikers. The Loire valley is also famous for its vineyards, producing mainly white wines, including the sparkling whites and vineyards of Touraine and Vouvray, Pouilly-Fumé, Sancerre and Valençay.
In the south and south-east, covering the departments of the Cher and the Indre, rising gently towards the hills of the Limousin and the Auvergne. The south-west of the region lies an area known as La Brenne, the “land of a thousand lakes