Thanks to its emblematic castles, its renowned wine route, its arrays of nature trails, no doubt that we will design for you rich, intense and stunning Loire Valley tours. It is not surprising at all that Loire Valley is one of the most popular destinations in France!
The splendour of the Loire Valley is made of ancient villages and fairytale châteaux long envied by the Gauls, Romans, Visigoths and even Attila le Hun. Before châteaux appeared, the Valley was known for its dungeons and fortresses, recognised as being unsurpassable.
The architecture deployment was encouraged thanks to the geographical relief, mild climate and fertile ground along with the Loire river flowing through it. The Loire, indeed served as the primary mode of communication between the Mediterranean, Burgundy, the Lyonnais and provinces further away. To discover all the secrets of the river, enjoy a Loire Valley river tour.
Known as the Garden of France, the Valley is an enchanted land of vineyards, floral gardens and rolling green hills dotted with more than a thousand Châteaux. For centuries it has been the preferred place for poets and writers.
If you are looking for serenity and the French “douceur de vivre” here is where you should be, and if you do not know where to begin, here is one of our best example of exploration in the Loire Valley.
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The heritage of the Valley is its “Châteaux”. Lanterns, turrets, gables, dormer windows and elaborated chimneys… all the chateaux of the Valley have been added to the World Heritage list of UNESCO. Our private Loire Valley tours will bring you back in the ancient times. The list of castles is endless: Chenonceau, Chambord, Villandry, Amboise… Pick out two or three; then, if you wish to explore their history in depth, they might reveal some secrets of French history.
Abundant flora and fauna along the Loire river
The Loire river is an extraordinary observatory for bird watching. It will fulfill any nature lover. You will climb aboard a traditional flat-bottomed wooden Loire river cruise boat fitted out in elegance and comfort. The trip will take you on the Loire river; you will discover its fascinating flora and fauna. On a summer day, around dusk, get ready for an amazing birds’ concert with the beautiful backdrop of a magical sunset.
Gastronomy and wine…
Wines are light and fruity flavoured in this region. There is the longest Wine Route in France with diversity in altitude and exposure. All of this enables a lot of microclimates throughout the region, hence a great variety of wines. The vineyards hide below them troglodytic cellars where not only wines are matured but also mushrooms.
Enjoy cultural Loire Valley tours… The harmonious combination with the river water and the forest vegetation attracted artists from which they took their inspiration. The mixture of cultures: Italian, Flemish and French along with the growing techniques created what is known today as the Garden of France.
Discover in another way…
Experience Loire Valley tours full of serenity and douceur de vivre. In the air, on the water, by bike or even on a horse drawn carriage… You can for instance bike along the Loire, the last wild river of Europe; you will then go biking on a trail listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
So get inspired from our Loire Valley tours… And contact us to start creating your project.