5 historical towns in the Loire Valley

5 historical towns in the Loire Valley

Everyone knows that the famous Loire Valley is a top tourist destination. It is world famous for it natural beauty and historic chateaus and communities. In one of the previous articles I have already presented you the historic castles of the Loire Valley. Below I will give you some information relating to the historic settlements of the valley. Nantes, Orleans, Tours, Amboise and Blois are just 5 of the most beautiful historical towns in the Loire Valley. Visit any of them and make an unforge... [ read more ]

The best sights in Orléans

The best sights in Orléans

The wonderful city of Orléans is located in north-central France, on the Loire River, about 130 km southwest of Paris. Being one of the medieval France’s richest cities, Orléans had always been a strategic point of the Loire. Today the town is a well-known destination for tourists. Its university, founded in 1309, also contributes to the city's prestige. There are several tourist attractions in the city, such as museums, parks, churches, galleries, the well-known cathedral and so on. If yo... [ read more ]