Orléans, the capital of the French department of Loiret, is a Loire Valley town which gained an important amount of historic attraction by being the entrance place of Joan of Arc. This town is full of interesting spots and, although an important part of it was destroyed after World War II, some antique constructions can still be seen.Continue reading Some interesting history from the French town of Orléans
The French town of Le Mans is located within the region of Loire Valley. It is worldwide famous for its Le Mans Grand Prix car race. Although this is a major attraction, the town has so much more to offer the curious tourist.Continue reading Le Mans – A great place for car lovers
Chinon is an old French town located in the area of Val de Loire. This town is surrounded by two rivers, the Vienne and the Loire, as well as by an important extension of country land. Besides its geographical attributes, and strongly related to them, this area produces excellent wine which causes it to be world wide famous.Continue reading The history of Chinon – a town with a rich past and scenic present
For most visitors Chenonceau’s most important attraction is not only its Chateau but also the Chateau’s garden. This garden is beautiful due to its colors, the way in which its elements are combined, its general design, and the landscape it creates along with the River Cher in the background.
This way, those tourists who go to Chenonceaux should make sure of not only visiting its Chateau but meeting its garden as well since it is a very peculiar spot full of green, fresh air, and a great historical past created by the castle’s inhabitants.Continue reading The Garden of Chenonceau: A Fusion of French and Italian Styles
This way, this Chateau is one of the most attractive spots of the region and constantly receives visitors from many different places. Chambord’s castle is of such a size and appealing that it is almost impossible to visit the area of Chambord or its surroundings without meeting it.Continue reading Chambord town and its Chateau
Beaugency is a very interesting medieval town located within the region of Loire Valley. This town is one of the most representatives of the medieval époque of the region as well as of all France due to the way in which an important amount of its constructions and general appearance were built within that époque and by following its style.Continue reading The medieval town of Beaugency: A must-visit for history lovers!
The Chateau of Amboise is counted to be among the first French Castles and Royal residences. It took two centuries for it to be constructed, starting at the XV century and finishing at the 17th, acquiring a combination of different styles within its structure.
This Chateau is very rich in architectural style as well as in history, and it is very recommendable to visit it accompanied by someone who can provide guidance and explain these aspects while meeting the different areas of castle.Continue reading The Chateau of Amboise: A Rich History and Unique Architecture