Centre-Val de Loire

West of Paris is a lovely farming valley famous for its glorious Renaissance châteaux and delectable white wines

The back of the house (Photo by Fabrice Bluszez)

The small medieval city of Chartres has one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in Europe

The bike path alongside the confluence where the Loiret meets the Loire River (Photo by Joël AUBRY)

The rivers of the Centre-Loire region are lined by the most glorious chateaux in France—nice wine, too.


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