Vallée de la Loire

Besides the cities there of course castles which follow along the Loire and make the region the second tourist destination in France after Paris. Loire form the geographical link between regions. The Loire Valley was inscribed on the UNESCO list of world heritage, this region is defined between Sully-sur-Loire (Loiret) and Chalonnes-sur-Loire (Maine-et-Loire). This territory includes the former provinces of Orleans, Touraine and Anjou. The Loire Valley is noteworthy for the quality of its architectural heritage, in many historic towns such as Amboise, Blois, Chinon, Orléans, Saumur and Tours, but in particular for its / chateaux-de-la-loire castles, such as the château d'Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Chambord and Chenonceau. The valley is also known for its vineyards, many of which are open to the public. Things to see and do in the Loire Valley: the inevitable. In descending the course of the Loire, we find the towns of Orleans, Blois, Amboise, Tours, Saumur and Angers, but also many towns and villages, as well as some castles, including those from: Sully-sur-Loire, Blois, Chaumont-sur-Loire in Amboise, Saumur, the others being located away from the river, like Chambord, Chenonceau, Azay-le-Rideau or Chinon. The three main towns of Val-de-Loire are: Orleans, Tours and Angers. They have a rich heritage of prestigious monuments and sites such as the Chateau d'Angers, the Saint-Maurice cathedral Angers, home of Adam, Holy Cross Cathedral of Orleans, the statue of Joan of arc Orleans, the Saint-Gatien cathedral Tours or the Old Tours. Key events in the Loire Valley. There are many festivals related to wine during the fl