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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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  • Beaugency, Loire Valley
    Beaugency, Loire Valley×

    Beaugency

    Beaugency, Loire Valley

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    Ref: W14058
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Situated in one of the prettiest towns in the Loire Valley, this tastefully restored detached holiday cottage set near the discreet owner’s home provides a wonderful touring base for the region
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    Situated in one of the prettiest towns in the Loire Valley, this tastefully restored detached holiday cottage set near the discreet owner’s home provides a wonderful touring base for the region. Throughout the cottage is very attractive with an open plan living area and fitted stylish kitchen with woodburner for those cooler evenings. The local medieval town is just a 15 minute walk to the centre, with attractive views over the River Loire. The chateau towns of Chambord and Blois...

  • Cravant-les-Côteaux, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Cravant-les-Côteaux, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Les Canards

    Cravant-les-Côteaux, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FEI047
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    An imposing, character property situated adjacent to a forest with lovely views of the surrounding countryside.
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    This former hunting lodge has been transformed into a charming holiday home, ideal for discovering the Indre-et-Loire. It sits adjacent to the forest and enjoys a pretty view of the countryside. On the ground floor, the living room and the kitchen/dining room have open fires for a cosy atmosphere during the cooler evenings. The region has an impressive architectural heritage. In Tours, the Saint-Gatien Cathedral and Saint-Martin’s Basilica are worth a visit, as is the Museum of...

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

    Le Rocher

    Cousemes, Mayenne, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F53134
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    - 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 some original features
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    Nestled in an untouched, rural area of the Mayenne, this detached holiday cottage has been lovingly restored leaving some original features. You’ll not want to leave here after seeing the garden. There can be nothing more relaxing than sitting on the flowered terrace, enjoying a drink overlooking the large, beautiful immaculate garden. The discreet English owners maintain the garden and occupy the neighbouring property, they also produce their own vegetables which guests can enjoy....

  • Brissac-Quincé, nr. Angers, Loire Valley
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    Brissac-Quincé, nr. Angers

    Brissac-Quincé, nr. Angers, Loire Valley

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    Ref: W11082
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    This superb detached cottage, overlooking vineyards has an excellent interior decor and an enclosed private garden
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    This superb detached cottage, overlooking vineyards has an excellent interior decor and an enclosed private garden. Situated in the beautiful Loire with superb views the property is in a fantastic area with châteaux, wine tasting and museums and the culture city Angers 7.5 miles (12km) away. Relax in this tranquil setting or stroll around the château in Brissac, with its own weekly market. Golf and fishing available as well as walking, cycling and horse riding, and many...

  • Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    La Gasnerie

    Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F49112
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Surrounded by quiet countryside of woods, river valleys and sleepy villages, this pretty cottage stands in a large colourful garden with its own swimming pool, and enjoys views of beautiful sunsets
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    Surrounded by quiet countryside of woods, river valleys and sleepy villages, this pretty cottage stands in a large colourful garden with its own swimming pool, and enjoys views of beautiful sunsets. Carefully restored, keeping its old well in front and some interesting interior features, it boasts a spacious, comfortable living room with original terracotta floor and beamed ceiling, while outside is ample space for outdoor meals and relaxation. This peaceful area is perfect for cycling...

  • Neuillé, Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Neuillé, Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    La Brosse

    Neuillé, Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F49145
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire
    Enjoy an extraordinary experience at this traditional cottage, set within the grounds of the magnificent Château Salvert, with fantastic on-site facilities.
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    Set within glorious countryside in a secluded village in the Loire Valley, with a tranquil forest just metres away, lies this rustic 14th century stone cottage with traditional green shuttered windows. A magical setting, it lies within the grounds of the neo-gothic Château Salvert, offering guests a chance to stay somewhere unique. The owners, who have been residents for generations, have worked tirelessly to ensure a wonderful experience is offered to each and every guest. Be...

  • La-Fontaine-Saint-Martin, Loire Valley
    La-Fontaine-Saint-Martin, Loire Valley×

    Maison La-Fontaine-Saint Martin

    La-Fontaine-Saint-Martin, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FVS020
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio
    An elegant and spacious apartment set within a 19th-century castle. A stay here is sure to make you feel like royalty!
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    Forming part of this very beautiful, 19th-century castle is this stunningly presented apartment, set over the ground and second floor, with the owner also living within the building. It is set on the edge of town in a huge wooded park. To the rear are beautiful views over the lake where swans glide, and where you can also fish for carp and pike. This breathtaking and exceptional property is spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated. The property is close to Malicorne where you can...

  • Pontlevoy, Loir-et-Cher, Loire Valley
    Pontlevoy, Loir-et-Cher, Loire Valley×

    La Maison Rouge

    Pontlevoy, Loir-et-Cher, Loire Valley

    6
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    Ref: F41107
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Alongside the owner’s home and two other cottages, Maison Rouge is a comfortable stone-built property on two floors
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    Alongside the owner’s home and two other cottages, Maison Rouge is a comfortable stone-built property on two floors. There is a private, walled garden area at the rear with furniture and barbecue, and off-road parking at the front. A two minute walk to Pontlevoy centre offers shops and restaurants and a local market each week. There is also a unique street museum which recounts the villlage’s history. The 11th century abbey and castle is a popular tourist attraction and just...

  • Candes-Saint-Martin, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Candes-Saint-Martin, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Gite de la Confluence

    Candes-Saint-Martin, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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    Ref: AF095
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove
    Situated in the heart of Candes-Saint-Martin, with views over the confluence, this lovely property offers enough room for the whole family.
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    Situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Candes-Saint-Martin, which is side-by-side with the village of Montsoreau, both of which are considered to be amongst the prettiest villages in France. This lovely holiday cottage, attached to the owner’s home, has a spectacular riverside position with panoramic views of the rivers Loire and Vienne. This charming cottage has been decorated to a wonderful standard, blending country style comfort throughout the kitchen and dining...

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

    L’Auneau

    Ligny-le-Ribault, Loiret, Loire Valley

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    Ref: AF037
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire
    A traditional gite set within a beautiful wooded area of the Loire Valley, notable for its historic towns, beautiful châteaux and delicious wines.
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    This traditional, detached Colombage gite is located in a beautiful, wooded area of Sologne (the region of north-central France extending over the departments of Loiret, Loir-et-Cher and Cher). It has an enclosed garden with garden furniture and a table tennis table. The gite, called L’Auneau, has views over a large fishing lake. The friendly owners live nearby. The gite is ideal for exploring the stunning châteaux of the Loire Valley. Chambord for example is only 20km away...

  • Noyant, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Noyant, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Gîte de Mortfontaine

    Noyant, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F49166
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    Gìte de Morfontaine lies peacefully in a pretty location close to the Loire town of Noyant
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    Gìte de Morfontaine lies peacefully in a pretty location close to the Loire town of Noyant. Mature trees surround this charming, adjoining holiday cottage, which has been lovingly restored by its owners next door. A swimming pool (shared with the owners, who do not normally use it when guests are there) and a Jacuzzi room offer rest and relaxation - a chance to recharge your batteries for the country walks and on-site lake fishing! The surrounding area provides plenty to see and...

  • Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Le Gite de la Simonnière

    Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

    6
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    Ref: AF096
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Lovely traditional 17th-century cottage nestled in quiet countryside, beautifully restored and decorated.
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    This lovely cottage is a traditional 17th-century old tufa house, beautifully restored and equipped, it is just 5km from the main Loire to Vélo road, and is ideally located for exploring all the sights of the Touraine in the Loire Valley. The famous Châteaux de la Loire are within easy reach, including the châteaux of Langeais, Villandry and d’Azay-le-Rideau, all of which will charm you with their charm and beauty. Approximately 4km away via the A85 motorway...

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