The Loire Valley

The Loire Valley is one of the most famous territorial areas of France, it is classified as World Heritage by UNESCO since 2000. This is called the Loire Valley extends in practice to Briare west of Angers.
This reputation has multiple origines.
The castles of the Loire, built in the Renaissance, are the lifeblood of the attractiveness of the automatic line région.
The Loire, the longest river in France, flows through a valley whose character, half-wild, half-peaceful, attracts visitors and tourists. The great river is fed by a series of tributaries, each valley is a center of special interest.
Cities of the Loire Valley retain a significant architectural and cultural heritage, which is the translation of their long history and their role in the construction of France. Many Castles, Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches remarkable, always present, are a testimony supplémentaire.
The Loire Valley is composed of many regions have their own personality to the point that for the most part, their old name often outweighs the department name to designate: Anjou, Touraine, ....