Travel Europe - A Guide for Independent Travellers
The Loire Valley in France is home to many beautiful chateaus and castles. Independent travellers can rent a vehicle in Paris, drive south to Orleans and then motor through the beautiful valley.
Make sure to visit the towns of Amboise, Blois, Chanceneau, Monsoreau, Saumur and Villandry.
The most picturesque area of the Loire Valley can be found between Nantes and Blois.
Access the Loire Valley Guide to find the best chateaus and castles in the valley.