Gasp in wonderment when you see the fairytale aspect of Chambord
, the purity of Chenonceau
or the proud bearing of Château d'Amboise
standing over the Loire River. Contemplate the colourful landscapes from the top of Chartres
Cathedrals. Discover the royal river
during a boat trip by taking the famous Briare canal-bridge
over the Loire. Make the journey to Nohant
to soak up the atmosphere of George Sand's novels. The Loire Valley is brimming over with ideas for excursions: the region's many treasures are just waiting to reveal all their secrets, whether you come for a day, a weekend or longer holidays.