This is an unbeatable guide to the elegant châteaux, gastronomy, and diverse activities in the Loire Valley, packed with photos and maps, insider tips, useful advice, and information.
Inspiring itineraries will help you discover the best things to do in the Loire Valley, from touring vineyards and sampling wines, to cycling, boating, and golfing. Beautiful imagery and concise historical information highlight the beauty of the Loire Valley castles, including Château de Chenonceau and Château de Chambord. You'll find listings for a variety of hotels and restaurants, including where to stay, eat, and drink in Angers, Le Mans, and Saumur. Unique illustrations, stunning photography, and detailed maps make this guide the essential companion to your trip to the region.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Loire Valley truly shows you this city as no one else can.
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