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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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  • Mazières-de-Touraine, Loire Valley
    Mazières-de-Touraine, Loire Valley×
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    Au Bord du Forêt - La Caravane Rouge

    Au Bord du Forêt - La Caravane Rouge

    Mazières-de-Touraine, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FEI051
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    Enjoy walking and cycling in the adjacent forest, or venture further afield to the Futuroscope Theme Park.
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    These spacious, well-decorated and fully furnished mobile homes offer accommodation for three people, with a parent’s alcove and a sofa bed in the living area. Ideally situated, with the owner living on-site, guests will be able to enjoy the unique surroundings on the edge of a forest, where you will find many walking, hiking and cycling paths. The Touraine is famous for its mild climate, wonderful landscapes, and is home to some of the Loire Valley’s grandest castles,...

    Au Bord du Forêt - La Caravane Verte
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  • Chemiré en Charnie, Loire Valley
    Chemiré en Charnie, Loire Valley×
    Newly Listed
    Au Bord du Lac

    Au Bord du Lac

    Chemiré en Charnie, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FVS026
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    This delightful cottage lies close to a picturesque fishing lake in the beautiful Pays de la Loire region.
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    This charming cottage is situated next to a beautiful fishing lake in a small hamlet. Enjoy exquisite views over the lake which is situated just 20m to the rear of the property. If you are looking for a peaceful location with a superb view, then this country cottage is ideal. Le Mans is just 45km away, famous for its motor racing and well known for its well preserved old town. To the south you will find the Loire Valley with its legendary castles and famous vineyards. Just to the north is...

  • Mazières-de-Touraine, Loire Valley
    Mazières-de-Touraine, Loire Valley×
    Newly Listed
    Au Bord du Forêt - La Caravane Verte

    Au Bord du Forêt - La Caravane Verte

    Mazières-de-Touraine, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FEI050
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    Visit some of the Loire’s most magnificent castles in the area or the caves at Villandry.
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    These spacious, well-decorated and fully furnished caravans (FEI050 and FEI051) offer accommodation for three people, with a parent’s alcove and a sofa bed in the living area. Ideally situated, and with the owner living on-site, guests will be able to enjoy the unique surroundings on the edge of a forest, where you will find many walking, hiking and cycling paths. The Touraine is famous for its mild climate, wonderful landscapes, and is home to some of the Loire Valley’s...

    Au Bord du Forêt - La Caravane Rouge
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  • Fontevraud L’Abbaye, Loire Valley
    Fontevraud L’Abbaye, Loire Valley×

    Au Coeur du Village

    Fontevraud L’Abbaye, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FVM052
    Key Features:
    - Wifi
    Situated in the heart of the Loire Valley this semi-detached stone built property is ideal for discovering historical sites, stunning architecture and pretty vineyards.
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    At the gateway to the Fontevraud Abbey, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage is this semi-detached holiday home. It is set in the heart of the village and not far from an exceptional historical site - the superb church and tombs of legendary kings. Futuroscope, a centre of multi-media and audio-visual displays is an hour’s drive away while the theme park of Puy du Fou will delight history enthusiasts. The magnificent Châteaux de la Loire is 15 minutes away and the...

  • Le Poinçonnet, Loire Valley
    Le Poinçonnet, Loire Valley×

    Le Clos du May - Les Mesanges

    Le Poinçonnet, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F36112
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Situated on the edge of a forest in Le Poinçonnet, close to the town of Châteauroux, these two elegant, adjoining holiday properties each have a terrace and garden for outdoor dining
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    Situated on the edge of a forest in Le Poinçonnet, close to the town of Châteauroux, these two elegant, adjoining holiday properties each have a terrace and garden for outdoor dining. Complete with a terrace and large sheltered patio, along with lawned gardens offering plenty of space, also shared with the owners’ other guests. Both properties are wonderfully decorated and tastefully furnished. Visit the Brenne National Park with its thousand lakes and parklands, a...

    Le Clos du May - Les Tourterelles
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  • Crissay-sur-Manse, Loire Valley
    Crissay-sur-Manse, Loire Valley×

    Gite de la Rochebourdeau

    Crissay-sur-Manse, Loire Valley

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    Ref: AF098
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio
    This wonderfully restored wine press has so much to offer, with panoramic views over Manse Valley.
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    Located in Crissay-sur-Manse, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, this restored, detached wine press makes a fine holiday home and offers views across the Manse Valley. The kitchen opens onto a private garden where you can enjoy a glass of local wine and admire the surrounding views. Tours and Saumur, both famous for their wine and beautiful historical architecture, are well worth a visit. For cheese lovers, a trip to Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine is a must. Visit...

  • Blandouet, Loire Valley
    Blandouet, Loire Valley×

    Blandouet

    Blandouet, Loire Valley

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    Ref: W14566
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Just 4km from the medieval fortress of St. Suzanne, this carefully restored and spacious first floor holiday apartment has private ground floor entrance and open plan lounge/dining area.
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    Just 4km from the medieval fortress of St. Suzanne, this carefully restored and spacious first floor holiday apartment has private ground floor entrance and open plan lounge/dining area. Set in fifty thousand hectares of grounds shared with the owners and guests, which offer woodlands and private pond where you can fish or spend hours relaxing and enjoying the peaceful setting. Within reach of historic Le Mans 48km, with its 24 hour racing, museum and TGV train to Paris, 1 hour, the...

  • Francueil, nr. Amboise, Loire Valley
    Francueil, nr. Amboise, Loire Valley×

    Francueil, nr. Amboise

    Francueil, nr. Amboise, Loire Valley

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    Ref: W13030
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    This charming semi-detached holiday home nestles in a quiet village between Amboise and Chenonceau
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    This charming semi-detached holiday home nestles in a quiet village between Amboise and Chenonceau. The interior is immaculate and offers a fresh and bright living area with French windows out onto a private terrace and enclosed lawned garden where you can enjoy a barbecue in the cool evenings. Visit the historical city of Tours with its museums and old quarter, 35km. Nearby are the fascinating troglodyte settlements with houses carved out of stone. The medieval town of Loches is famous...

  • Briançon, Loire Valley
    Briançon, Loire Valley×
    Newly Listed
    Au Bord de la Rivière

    Au Bord de la Rivière

    Briançon, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FEI052
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire
    Ideal for couples or a small family, this traditional cottage retains many original features and has its own riverside garden.
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    This pretty little two bedroomed stone cottage with many original features, has direct access to La Vienne river, and is set in a tranquil location. You can enjoy dining in your very own riverside garden in this romantic part of France. Situated between Saumur and the Touraine region, there is plenty to do in the surrounding areas with many historical market towns including Saumur and Chinon with their beautiful chateaux. The famous chateau of Chambord is only a short distance away....

  • Monteriou, Loire Valley
    Monteriou, Loire Valley×

    Gîte de Bacchus

    Monteriou, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F41111
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire
    On the edge of the village, within 5km drive of the River Cher, and with wine tasting at local vineyards.
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    On the edge of the village, within 5km drive of the River Cher. This charming holiday cottage was built in the early 19th century, and has been carefully restored to retain many of its original features, exposed beams, and a large, open, stone fireplace. It stands in the grounds of the friendly owner’s home with its own private terrace and garden. There are bicycles available for guests to use. This is a wine-producing region, and many vineyards offers visits and tastings. An...

  • Vitry-aux-Loges, Loire Valley
    Vitry-aux-Loges, Loire Valley×

    Gite de Morches

    Vitry-aux-Loges, Loire Valley

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    Ref: AF040
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove
    Enjoy a tranquil country setting at this renovated farm building, sitting on the edge of a forest and surrounded by fields where horses graze.
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    This beautifully renovated semi-detached farm building (the owners live next door) is located on the edge of a forest offering peace and tranquillity. It is surrounded by fields, many of which have horses in them. It is situated very near to the Canal d’Orléans which has some fantastic canalside walks as well as the many walks within the forest itself. Although the property’s courtyard is shared with the owners, you also have the benefit of your own, private,...

  • Gennes, Loire Valley
    Gennes, Loire Valley×

    Milly

    Gennes, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F49153
    Key Features:
    - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    This 16th century former dependant of the adjoining château of Milly has been delightfully restored and furnished in elegant French country style with an open fire
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    This 16th century former dependant of the adjoining château of Milly has been delightfully restored and furnished in elegant French country style with an open fire. Many original features have been retained including the flower-decked private cobbled passageway and stone stairways at the rear of the house. A terrace at the front of the holiday home provides the perfect location for alfresco meals or a glass of local wine, and to watch very little of the world go by in this tranquil...

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