Discover the 79 châteaux de la Loire
On the banks of the Loire, majestic river, along the "Valley of the Kings", the Castles of the Loire dazzle us with their architecture, their interior decoration, their parks and their exceptional gardens.
The Chateaux de la Loire association is made of nearly 80 monuments of the Loire Valley, between Gien and Nantes. Its goal is to promote these remarkable places to a large public, by combining tourism and culture.
Loire chateaux, medieval fortresses, religious monuments, museums, parcs, gardens, towns and villages are to be discovered. The association gathers all necessary practical information, news and events of these locations of Centre-Val de Loire and Pays de la Loire, which are what make the « valley of kings » so rich culturally, and got it to be part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
Come and relive the history of France throughout the year, holidays, weekends, family, friends, an exceptional adventure. You will experience unforgettable emotions in front of these places that will each tell you their past, and offer events, shows, exhibitions and historical, artistic, thematic entertainment. The best of cultural tourism, in an atmosphere of celebration and fairyland.Discover castles and gardens