The Rough Guides Snapshot France: the Loire is the ultimate travel guide to this rural region of France. It leads you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from visiting châteaux, 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 make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. The Rough Guides Snapshot France: the Loire also covers Orléans, the Cher and Indre, Blois, Tours, Chinon, Angers and Nantes. 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.
The Rough Guides Snapshot France: the Loire is equivalent to 98 printed pages.
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The sheer physical diversity of France would be hard to exhaust in a lifetime of visits. Places to visit in France range from the fretted coasts of Brittany and the limestone hills of Provence to the canyons of the Pyrenees and the half-moon bays of Corsica, and from the lushly wooded valleys of the Dordogne and the gentle meadows of the Loire valley to the glaciated peaks of the Alps.Learn Morechevron_right