SAUMUR TOWN IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : The city of Saumur in the Loire valley in France

The Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Saumur is a town situated at the West of Loire valley

Saumur is renowned for :

* the Saumur chateau
* the Saumur mushrooms
* the Saumur white, red and sparkling wines

CHEVERNY CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Cheverni chateau (Loirevalley, France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Cheverny castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Cheverny chateau is situated approximatively 20 kms South East from Blois

Around Cheverny chateau, you may appreciate to discover the Touraine vineyards

CHAMBORD CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Chambord chateau (Loirevalley, France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Chambord castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Chambord chateau is probably the most famous castle of the Loire valley.

Chambord chateau is situated approximatively 20 kms East from Blois

Around Chambord chateau, you may appreciate to discover the Touraine vineyards

CHINON CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Chinon chateau (Loire valley,France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Chinon castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Chinon chateau is the castle of Chinon town, a beautiful rampart and citadels architecture town liyng on the Vienne river, a few kms from its confluence with the Loire river.

Chinon town is situated approximatively 50 kms South West from Tours and 30 kms South from Saumur

Joan d’Arc went in Chinon castle. Henri the second of Plantagenets and his son Richard the LionHeart died in the Chinon chateau

Around Chinon town, you may appreciate to discover the Chinon vineyards

CHENONCEAU CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Chenonceaux chateau(Loire valley, France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Chenonceau castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Chenonceau castle

Chenonceau chateau is lying on the Cher river. It is known as the chateau of the Dames de Chenonceau, because many women took place in its construction : Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici…

Chenonceaux chateau is situated approximatively 40 kms East from Tours

Around Chenonceau chateau, you may appreciate to discover the Touraine vineyards

AZAY LE RIDEAU CASTLE IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE : Azay le Ridau chateau(Loire valley, France) travel guide

What to see in the Loire valley, France travel guide : Loire valley trip, tourism and holidays

Azay le Rideau castle is situated in Loire valley ( West of France ).

Azay le Ridau chateau was built on an island in the Indre river

Azay le Rideau chateau is situated approximatively 30 kms South west from Tours

Around Azay le Rideau chateau, you may appreciate to discover the Touraine vineyards

VOUVRAY LOIRE VALLEY WINE, FRANCE : The Vouvray wines in France

Discover the Loire valley wines

Vouvray wines belong to the Touraine vineyards, situated around Tours city. They are Loire valley wines.

The vineyards of Vouvray are known for their white wine, made of chenin blanc grape, delicious with lobsters, salmon, crab or white meal

TOURAINE LOIRE VALLEY WINE, FRANCE : The Touraine wines in France

Discover the Loire valley wines

Touraine vineyards are situated around Tours city. They belong to the Loire valley wines.

The vineyards of Touraine in the Loire valley, produce red and white wines :

* Touraine wines (red, rosé and white)
* Vouvray (white wine)
* Chinon (white, rosé and especially red wine)
* Bourgueil and Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil (light red wines)
* Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny

SAUMUR LOIRE VALLEY WINE, FRANCE : The Saumur wines in France

Discover the Loire valley wines

Saumur vineyards are situated around Saumur city. They belong to the Loire valley wines.

The vineyards of Saumur in the Loire valley, produce white (usually med of Chenin Blanc grapes), red (usually containing Cabernet France grapes, such as Saumur Champigny) and sparkling wines of the Loire valley

SANCERRE LOIRE VALLEY WINE, FRANCE : The Sancerre wines in France

Discover the Loire valley wines

Sancerre wine belongs to the Centre Loire vineyards : Loire valley wines situated at the East of Tours city and Blois

Sancerre wines are renowned light red wines and especially white wines, usually made of Sauvignon blanc grapes and generally displaying grapefruit and mineral flavors, delicious with fresh goat cheese of the region