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Loire Valley

If you are looking for self catering accommodation in the Loire Valley you’re in the right place as we have an extensive selection of gites in the Loire Valley for you to choose from.

The Loire River and the Loire Valley was given World Heritage status by UNESCO in 2000 for the unspoilt nature and architectural heritage that extends some 280 km from Sully-sur-Loire in Loiret to Chalonnes-sur-Loire in Anjou; the perfect location for your cottage holiday accommodation in France!

Often called the Valley of the Kings, the Loire Valley is home to a record number of Renaissance chateaux and medieval fortresses. French nobility flocked here between the 15th and 18th centuries to lavish their wealth on creating the grandest and most magnificent chateaux.

These include the chateaux at Sully-sur-Loire, former home to the Duke of Sully, Chateaux de Chambord which counts 365 chimneys, one for each day of the year, while Chenonceaux was built above the river Cher. The gardens at Chaumont sur Loire and Villandry are of world class reputation.

Discover the region’s historic cities with their many elegant shops, pretty cobbled streets, tree lined avenues and convivial cafes. Tours is a lively, vibrant city which has plenty to see and to do, including 30 street markets. Every May, Orléans hosts a week of lively celebrations in honour of its heroine Joan of Arc who liberated the city in the 15th century. Blois is home to a magnificent royal chateau built in the middle of the town. The town of Amboise was home to Leonardo da Vinci, who lived at Clos Lucé which now features scale models of his ingenious inventions; it also has fine chateaux with terraces that overlook the Loire Valley. Chartres has a UNESCO World Heritage cathedral, half-timbered houses and a delightful old town.

Cycling is a popular way to explore the Loire Valley thanks to the Loire à Velo network of cycling paths which criss-crosses the region, taking you near the main attractions. The Zoo at Beauval is amongst the most respected zoos in Europe or enjoy a family day out at the Mini Chateaux Park which features small replicas of the Loire Valley’s famous chateaux.

Hot air balloon rides are one of the region’s lesser known attractions and are undoubtedly the best way to appreciate the beauty of the region and its chateaux.

Take a wine tasting tour of the troglodytes’ caves of Vouvray, also the name of a prize winning sparkling white wine. Back at your cottage; sip some Sancerre, Muscadet or Rosé d’Anjou with some local goat’s cheese and a baguette. Fresh water fish including perch and pike are also amongst the local specialities.

For self catering accommodation in this beautiful see our cottages in the Loire Valley.
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  • La Rouaudière, Loire Valley
    La Rouaudière, Loire Valley×

    La Rouaudière

    La Rouaudière, Loire Valley

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    Ref: W14237
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This detached, ground floor holiday cottage is set in a quiet location with countryside views from the private garden....

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  • Colombiers-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Loire Valley
    Colombiers-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Loire Valley×

    Dans la Campagne

    Colombiers-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FVA037
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This pretty, traditional country house is surrounded by verdant countryside. The cosy living room has a wood burner...

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  • Brain-sur-Alonnes, Loire Valley
    Brain-sur-Alonnes, Loire Valley×

    Brain-sur-Alonnes

    Brain-sur-Alonnes, Loire Valley

    6
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    Ref: FVM038
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    This wooden holiday chalet has a large living room opening onto a furnished terrace and private garden, and with a...

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  • Pontigne, Loire Valley
    Pontigne, Loire Valley×

    Pontigne

    Pontigne, Loire Valley

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    Ref: W14283
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This lovely detached holiday cottage on the owner’s estate is close to a forest with pedestrian and cycle tracks...

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  • Mûr-de-Bretagne, Loire Valley
    Mûr-de-Bretagne, Loire Valley×

    Mûr-de-Bretagne

    Mûr-de-Bretagne, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FBC482
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This spacious holiday property is a pleasant detached house, with a lawned garden and is situated on the edge of a...

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  • Meung-sur-Loire, Loiret, Loire Valley
    Meung-sur-Loire, Loiret, Loire Valley×

    Moulin de Cherelles

    Meung-sur-Loire, Loiret, Loire Valley

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    Ref: T45007
    Key Features:
    - Garden / Patio

    This first floor apartment is located within an 18th-century mill which has a large south-facing terrace overlooking...

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  • Cousemes, Mayenne, Loire Valley
    Cousemes, Mayenne, Loire Valley×

    Le Rocher

    Cousemes, Mayenne, Loire Valley

    5
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    Ref: F53134
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Nestled in an untouched, rural area of the Mayenne, this detached holiday cottage has been lovingly restored leaving...

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  • Ligré, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Ligré, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Rouilly

    Ligré, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F37130
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    Not far from historic Chinon, this lovely cottage is built in the traditional Touraine style using the...

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  • Ligny-le-Ribault, Loiret, Loire Valley
    Ligny-le-Ribault, Loiret, Loire Valley×

    L’Auneau

    Ligny-le-Ribault, Loiret, Loire Valley

    6
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    Ref: AF037
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    This traditional, detached Colombage gite is located in a beautiful, wooded area of Sologne (the region of...

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  • Château-la-Vallière, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Château-la-Vallière, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Le Petit Nid de Valentin

    Château-la-Vallière, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

    6
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    Ref: AF097
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This delightful stone cottage is ideal for a family holiday and has views across fields. It lies 7km...

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  • Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir, Loire Valley
    Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir, Loire Valley×

    Maison Rivière

    Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir, Loire Valley

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    3
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    Ref: T28061
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This attractive, well-furnished house is the home of a teacher who lets it during the summer months. The...

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  • Preuilly-sur-Claise, La Roche-Posay, Loire Valley
    Preuilly-sur-Claise, La Roche-Posay, Loire Valley×

    Preuilly-sur-Claise, La Roche-Posay

    Preuilly-sur-Claise, La Roche-Posay, Loire Valley

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    4
    1
    1
    Ref: W15215
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Set in the peaceful village of Preuilly-sur-Claise but within easy access to many places of interest, this...

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