Loire Place-Plum

The house is part of a small group of ancient-looking houses in a very quiet area on the outskirts of Tours. Tours is the main city in the area and is the historic capital of the Loire valley. It has recently been classified by UNESCO. The city has been beautifully restored and offers a lot of interesting places to visit, not to mention very good restaurants of all types of cuisine. Tours has a renown symphonic orchestra and numerous of concerts are performed all year round. During the summer there are many cultural events for tourists to attend.

This area is the best location for visiting royal castles, abbeys and villages that make up the core of French history.

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Within walking distance of the house is a lake which has a boating school and a children’s play area.  It also offers an area for jogging and cycling.

 

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As this is a wine-growing area, various wine cellars can be visited and wines tasted (see Interesting Links).

 

Some Loire Valley Châteaux:

Amboise Amboise

Azay Azay le Rideau

Chenonceau Chenonceau

There are so many ways to enjoy yourselves!

If you wish to know more about the area;

click on  http://www.tourism-touraine.com/GB_en/