The castles of the Loire Valley are the stuff of fairy tales. These castles in the Loire Valley France have been feeding the imagination for centuries. For example, Charles Perrault supposedly came up with the fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty while visiting Château d’Ussé.
In 2016, Philippe Méaille signed a 25-year lease on a 15th-century Loire Valley château, where he is showcasing his collection of Conceptual art.
MutualArt spoke to the maker of the art château about collecting, conceptual art, modern museums and ecology…
Who wouldn’t fall in love with France’s Loire Valley if given a chance? Here’s your vacation flirtation guide.
Visiting Loire Valley during summer is a great time to see the region. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the French Renaissance Loire Valley Region…
Expositions, scientific symposiums and European-themed courses revive the spirit of the Renaissance on its 500th anniversary this year…
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This summer, see France in full bloom with this itinerary through the countryside.
Bike, boat or walk through this Unesco World Heritage region…
At these vineyards, you go to sip the wine—but you stay for the glorious views, architecture, and ambiance.
Escape to France’s Loire Valley, a fantasyland of charming châteaux.
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Of all the hiking trails in the world, these are the 12 best sites and places for those who want to travel with their feet.
If you’re wondering how to visit the French chateaux of the Loire Valley, look no further. Here is everything you need to know to plan your Loire Valley Here is everything you need to know to plan your Loire Valley castles itinerary for your trip to France, including the best chateaux and how to get there.
Welcome to the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, founded in 1101 along the borders of three regions, Anjou, Touraine and Poitou. Considered the jewel of the Loire region, this is the largest surviving monastery dating from the middle ages. Also a convent, the Abbey welcomed nobles with royal blood for seven centuries. Following the revolution, Napoleon…
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The Abbey Fontevraud in the Loire is the biggest abbey in Europe, a cultural centre, historic monument, hotel, bar and restaurant – it is truly magnificent.