One Day in Tours, France (Best Itinerary)

A complete guide to what to do in Tours, France (+ a map with all popular sights and the most famous chateaux you should visit). Located just an hour away by train from Paris, Tours is often used as a base for visiting the chateaux of Loire Valley. It is one of the largest cities […]

Where to Stay in Loire Valley (Best Hotels + Chateaux)

A complete guide to where to stay in the Loire Valley, France with or without a car (+ recommended hotels and chateaux where you can stay overnight). Loire Valley, known as the Garden of France, is located just 2 hours away from Paris. It is known for its splendid chateaux, vineyards and beautiful countryside. Indeed, […]

One Day in Blois, France (Perfect Itinerary)

A complete guide to what to do in Blois in one day (+ a map with all must-see attractions and how to skip the lines at the royal château of Blois). Situated between Orléans and Tours, Blois is a place you don’t want to miss in your Loire Valley itinerary. It’s a picturesque small city […]

1 Day in Angers, France (Perfect Itinerary)

A complete guide to what to do in Angers in one day (+ a map with all must-see attractions, restaurants and how to visit Château d’Angers). Located on the banks of the Maine River, right next to the Loire River, Angers is known as the western gateway to the Loire Valley. An intellectual centre in […]

Best Castles in Loire Valley (Itinerary + Map 2022)

A full guide to the best Loire Valley chateaux to visit (+ map, 3-day castle itinerary and how to get there by train, car or on a day trip from Paris). Spanning over 280 kilometres, Loire Valley is home to charming medieval towns, centuries-old vineyards and more than 300 castles (or chateaux in French). It […]