There are so many opportunities to get away for a weekend... Whether you love nature or castles, food or sport, the Loire Valley is brimming over with activities for you. Look at our suggestions, mix and match, draw up your schedule and browse through the thousand and one attractions of the region! You're bound to stay awhile and fill your basket with suggestions here and there.
Cultural riches in Bourges, Witchcraft at Concressault, wine and food in Sancerre and nautical pleasures in Briare
Did you know that Bourges, the home of Jacques-Cœur, the great financier of King Charles VII nicknamed the King of Bourges, was once the capital of the kingdom of France?
From Sully-sur-Loire to Orléans between Loire and forest, the Loiret is a delight
On the banks of the Loire, the Château of the first Duc de Sully, minister of Henri IV, is a fortress surrounded by a moat that still contains water. Enjoy a visit and turn the pages of the history of the Middle Ages.
From Indre to Creuse in the footsteps of a king's mistress, a cross-dressing female novelist and a famous minister who was also a bishop
The elegant citadel of Loches towers above the Indre Valley. Visitors must pass through the Porte Royale to enter the royal city.