The Rough Guide Snapshot to The Loire is the ultimate travel guide to this rural region peppered with magnificent châteaux. It guides you through the area with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from cycling along dedicated Loire à Vélo trails and admiring beautiful stained glass in Bourges Cathedral to exploring dark troglodyte caves near Saumur and watching racing cars speed round the tracks at Le Mans. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you have the most memorable trip possible, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from The Rough Guide to France, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the country, including transport, food, drink, costs, health and festivals.
Also published as part of The Rough Guide to France.
Full coverage: Orléans, Gien, Sancerre, Bourges, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Valencay, Loches, Blois, Château de Chaumont, Château de Cheverny, Château de Beauregard, Château de Chambord, Tours, Amboise, Château d’Amboise, Château de Villandry, Château de Langeais, Azay-le-Rideau, Château d’Ussé, Chinon, Saumur, Abbaye de Fontevraud, Angers,Le Mans
(Equivalent printed page extent 62 pages).