The Loire Valley Chateaux
The Loire Valley, with its charms and its enchanting lights, attracted the Kings of France early on. Azay-Le-Rideau, in the midst of the first chateaux of the Loire Valley, is located at the heart of that royal presence. You can admire its chateau, the jewel of the French Premiere Renaissance, just 5 minutes walk from the hotel.
Nearby locations and their enchanting strolls will make you travel to the past. In the royal fortress of Chinon, where Joan of Arc met for the first the Dauphin of France, the future king Charles VII. In the chateau de Langeais, the most furnished of the Loire Valley, where Charles VIII married Anne de Bretagne. And in the famous chateau de Chenonceau, known as the Ladies’chateau.
The Loire Valley, or Garden of France, celebrates the beauty of nature all year long. Take your time in the sumptuous gardens of the chateau de Villandry.
However, this journey would no be complete without the enchantment offered by the chateau d’Ussé, where sleeps the Sleeping Beauty…
Château de l’Islette, 9 route de Langeais, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, tel: 02 47 45 40 10
Château de Candé, 37260 Monts, tel: 02 47 34 03 70