valley of the Loire

Brittany; archaelogical itineraries illustrated with photographs by the author
  • 250 Pages
  • 1.14 MB
  • English
Johnson Publications
Statementtranslated from the original French by Arnold Rosin.
SeriesUnknown France series
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19323454M

"Chateaux of the Loire Valley" is quite interesting and has some nice photos. It gives a lot of information on the most prominent chateaux of the region and their description along with the interesting bits of history. The book also contains the map, chronology of the most important facts of French history and the genealogy of the French kings/5(27).

"Chateaux of the Loire Valley" is quite interesting and has some nice photos. It gives a lot of information on the most prominent chateaux of the region and their description along with the interesting bits of history.

The book also contains the map, chronology of the most important facts of French history and the genealogy of the French kings/5(44). The Loire Valley is also known for its outstanding wines (red, white, rosé and sparkling) and lively, sophisticated cities, including Orléans, Blois, Tours and Angers – yet more reasons why the entire area is an enormous Unesco World Heritage Site.

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Explore all the Loire Valley Chateaux through our 70 page guide. Covering the top sites including Chateau de Chanonceau, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Chaumont, Chateau de Blois and 70 other stunning castles through interactive lists and maps in our destination guide on where to visit, stay and eat in the region.

Plan your trip using our custom Google map of the Loire Valley RegionDetails on. There are four main sub-regions: Anjou: around the city of Angers Layon: a sweet wine region located along the Layon River, encompassed by Anjou Saumur Touraine: Around the city of Tours.

Loire Valley guide showing the many things to do and see in this beautiful part of France,from people who live here tn the Loire Valley, more than just the Loire river and its the rich landscape offers great rivers, vibrant cities like Orleans and Tours, historical medieval towns such as Chinon and Loches, beautiful villages like Montresor, natural parks in La Brenne and Anjou.

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting the Loire Valley from Paris Known as the Garden of France, the Loire Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that enchants visitors with fairy-tale like castles, exquisite gardens, charming towns, and unforgettable wine.

It’s no wonder it’s considered one of the best places to visit in France. The unsolved mystery of France’s iconic Loire Valley. the Château de Chambord – the largest castle in the Loire Valley and widely considered one From paintings to rare books and.

The Châteaux of the Loire Valley are part of the architectural heritage of the historic towns of Amboise, Angers, Blois, Chinon, Montsoreau, Nantes, Orléans, Saumur, and Tours along the Loire River in France.

They illustrate Renaissance ideals of design in France. The châteaux of the Loire Valley number over three hundred, ranging from practical fortified castles from the 10th century to splendid Architectural style(s): French Renaissance architecture.

The Loire has a justifiable reputation as one of the greatest, grandest and most scenic rivers anywhere in Europe. In its most characteristic stretch, from the hills of Sancerre to the city of Angers, it flows past an extraordinary parade of regal châteaux, majestic palaces and sweeping vineyards; unsurprisingly, when it came to choosing which should be awarded the title of World Heritage.

Publisher Description The Loire Valley — featuring a compelling line-up of distinctive grape varieties, high quality winemaking and large production volumes — is home to some of France’s most impressive wines.

Nevertheless, it remains largely overlooked by the international wine drinking public.5/5(1). The Loire Valley is France's most diverse wine region, producing exemplary wines in every style. Popularity of Loire Valley wines with sommeliers and wine writers has been growing steadily for the last ten years because for all their variety, Loire Valley wines share important characteristics that make them perfect for contemporary taste.

Just a short journey from Paris will see you arrive in the picturesque Loire Valley – a UNESCO listed destination.

Take in the memorable sites, prestigious vineyards and historic cities and fairytale chateaux of the Loire Valley area on a delightful tour/5(2). Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its landscapes and chateaux, the Loire Valley has a unique lifestyle and world-famous vineyards.

Travel along its 1,km wine route, which reveals historic monuments and prestigious wine districts. LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE Book ANY Loire Valley Tour From April 30 – J and SAVE US$ Per Person — PLUS for Solo Travelers: Pay NO Single Supplement.

Loire Valley Tour Price – US$2, per person INSTEAD of US $3, per person, based on double/twin occupancy/5(). Find and book deals on the best holiday rentals in Loire Valley, France. Explore guest reviews and book the perfect holiday rental for your trip. Set in Saint-Michel-sur-Loire, 31 km from Chinon, Domaine de Planchoury offers a shared lounge and free WiFi.

Although the Loire Valley is home to more than châteaux, this guide focuses on the best of the local châteaux, most of which are situated in a département called Loir-et-Cher. For folks on a tight vacation schedule, this guide is perfect for making the most of your time in the Loire Valley.

Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet's Chateaux of the Loire Valley Road Trips, your passport to uniquely encountering Loire Valley and Burgundy by car.

Featuring four amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you’ll visit along the way, see famous chateaux, wines and medieval architecture, all with your trusted travel companion.

The Top 10 Things To See And Do In The Loire Valley, France. The Loire Valley, in central France’s Loire River, is known for its abundant produce, famed wine industry, vibrant culture and stunning châteaux.

Here are ten ways to make the most of a trip to the Loire Valley. Book Now. Perhaps the most famous of the many castles in the. The Loire Valley has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site for over 15 years and is often referred to as the ‘Garden of France’ due to its myriad of vineyards, fruit orchards, artichoke and asparagus fields.

As well as its impressive natural beauty, Loire Valley has remarkable historic towns and architecture, best known for the large cluster of grand châteaux. Loire Travel Guides of results for Books: Travel: Europe: France: Loire The Wine and Food Guide to the Loire, France's Royal River: Veuve Clicquot-Wine Book of the Year4/5.

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The world-famous chateaux of the Loire attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. In this book, the photographer Robert Polidori has captured more than seventy of them in unique pictures. He depicts the Chateau of Blois in its imposing beauty, the original fortifications in Chinon and Angers, and the Magnificent Azay-le-Rideau/5(35).

The Loire Valle is a long stretch of central France that surrounds the Loire River, along which vineyards and huge fairytale castles can be found. Much of this central part of the valley was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list inas much for the natural beauty of the area as it was for the architecture and scattering of.

Villandry For the best gardens in the Loire Valley — and possibly all of France. Chinon For its Joan of Arc history. Langeais For its fortress-like setting above an appealing little village, and its evocative 15th- and 16th-century rooms. The Loire Valley region is unique in offering a wide variety of accommodation including the full Chateau experience to complete your visit to the region.

Explore the properties given below and then book using the form at the bottom of the page. Tours is the main town of the Loire Valley.

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The lively cathedral city stands between the Loire and Cher rivers. There's an old quarter, plus good museums and restaurants. It also makes a great center if you're visiting the châteaux of Langeais, Villandry (which has a spectacular garden), and : Mary Anne Evans.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Le val de Loire aujourd'hui. Label reads: Distributed in the United States by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

The Loire Valley wine region includes the French wine regions situated along the Loire River from the Muscadet region near the city of Nantes on the Atlantic coast to the region of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé just southeast of the city of Orléans in north central between are the regions of Anjou, Saumur, Bourgueil, Chinon, and Loire Valley itself follows the river through.Discover one of the hidden gems of the Loire Valley when you book tickets to the Royal Domain of Château Gaillard.

Commissioned by King Charles VIII in the 15th century, this chateau is known for its Italianate inspiration, and for its sprawling gardens, which .When you visit the Loire Valley, it's not hard to see why, once upon a time, French royalty decided to set up shop here instead of in Paris: the rolling countryside and fertile farmland — ideal.