Castles/Palaces in The Loire Valley

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Castles/Palaces in The Loire Valley

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Château d'Amboise
The Château d'Amboise became a royal palace in the 15th and 16th...
Castles / Palaces Amboise
 
Château d'Angers
The banded black-and-white Château d'Angers, built by St. Louis...
Castles / Palaces Angers
 
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
The 16th-century Château d'Azay-le-Rideau was created as a literal...
Castles / Palaces Azay-le-Rideau
 
Château d'Ussé
The most beautiful castle in France is first glimpsed as you...
Castles / Palaces Ussé-Rigny
 
Château de Candé
When Edward VIII of England abdicated his throne in 1937 to marry...
Castles / Palaces Tours
 
Château de Chambord
As you travel the gigantic, tree-shaded roadways that converge...
Castles / Palaces Chambord
 
Château de Chaumont
Although a favorite of Loire connoisseurs, the 16th-century Château...
Castles / Palaces Chaumont-sur-Loire
 
Château de Chenonceau
Achingly beautiful, the Château de Chenonceau has long been considered...
Castles / Palaces Chenonceaux
 
Château de Cheverny
Perhaps best remembered as Capitaine Haddock's mansion in the...
Castles / Palaces Cheverny
 
Château de Langeais
Sometimes unjustly overlooked, the Château de Langeais—a castle...
Castles / Palaces Langeais
 
Château de Meung
The Château de Meung is part 12th-century fortress, part 18th-century...
Castles / Palaces Meung-sur-Loire
 
Château de Saché
In the center of town is the Château de Saché, which contains...
Castles / Palaces Saché
 
Château de Saumur
If you arrive in the evening, the sight of the elegant, floodlighted...
Castles / Palaces Saumur
 
Château de Villandry
Green-thumbers get weak in the knees at the mere mention of the...
Castles / Palaces Villandry
 
Château du Petit Thouars
Try some local wines at the stunning, Renaissance-era Château...
Castles / Palaces Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
 
Fortresse de Chinon
This vast fortress with walls 400 yards long dates from the time...
Castles / Palaces Chinon
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