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

    Brain-sur-Alonnes

    Brain-sur-Alonnes, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FVM038
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove
    A delightful wooden chalet with a private garden, in an ideal location for exploring the Loire Valley.
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    This wooden holiday chalet has a large living room opening onto a furnished terrace and private garden, and with a fenced area with goats and chickens. There is some wheelchair access with wide doors, walk-in shower, accessible toilet, and one double bedroom also on the ground floor. Saumur is 15km, and along the Loire Valley there are many castles to discover, while for cyclists, there is the 8km riverbank trail. Also worth a look is Angers with its castle, and famous Apocalypse...

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

    Le Gite de la Simonnière

    Cinq-Mars-la-Pile, Loire Valley

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    Ref: AF096
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    - 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...

  • Noyant, Loire Valley
    Noyant, Loire Valley×

    Gîte de Mortfontaine

    Noyant, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F49166
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    - 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...

  • 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 and only 5km from Bauge with its impressive church bell tower
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    This lovely detached holiday cottage on the owner’s estate is close to a forest with pedestrian and cycle tracks and only 5km from Bauge with its impressive church bell tower. The property has retained original exposed beams, stone walls and tiles and there is a gravel terrace surrounding the cottage with a large open spaced garden. For the energetic there is a good golf course 3km away. There are many historical attractions in the region, the castle of Angers is 45km, the...

  • La Bazoche-Gouët, Loire Valley
    La Bazoche-Gouët, Loire Valley×

    La Durandière

    La Bazoche-Gouët, Loire Valley

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    Ref: AF036
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove
    Beautifully positioned with a private pool and a large garden, this quaint property with its blue shutters provides an idyllic holiday base.
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    This stunning French-style property boasts blue shutters on the windows and has an above-ground, outdoor swimming pool, and provides an idyllic property for all the family to enjoy. It is set in large grounds where children can roam and play, whilst the adults can cook up a treat on the barbecue. This property is set near to the village of La Bazoche-Gouët, where a weekly market is held every Saturday. La Ferté Bernard also has twice weekly markets every Saturday and Monday,...

  • Preuilly-sur-Claise, Loire Valley
    Preuilly-sur-Claise, Loire Valley×

    Preuilly-sur-Claise

    Preuilly-sur-Claise, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FEI046
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Lovely holiday home with private outdoor swimming pool and in a brilliant location for exploring the region.
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    This holiday home has a private outdoor swimming pool and a large garden, perfect for taking in the sun. The discreet owner lives next door and is on hand if you need any advice during your stay. The property is in a great location for discovering and exploring the region as it is only 29km away from Loches and its medieval castle, 10km from Beauval Zoo, and there is a great safari park only 5km away. Enjoy and indulge in local delicacies and taste the wonderful white, red and...

  • La Chapelle aux Naux, Loire Valley
    La Chapelle aux Naux, Loire Valley×

    La Chapelle aux Naux

    La Chapelle aux Naux, Loire Valley

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    Ref: FEI044
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    A great base for discovering the Indre-et-Loire region with castles, golf, fishing, canoeing, riding and cycling nearby.
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    This typically Touraine house, surrounded by a walled garden in a quiet village, is a perfect base from which to visit the Indre-et-Loire region of France and discover its castles, gardens and cave houses. Enjoy the tranquility of a peaceful village along the Loire and many activities nearby such as horse riding, cycling (bikes for hire) or canoeing. Wine lovers will enjoy sampling the famous wines of the Loire. Do not miss Saumur and its world famous equestrian school, known for its...

  • Assay, Loire Valley
    Assay, Loire Valley×

    Murier

    Assay, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F37131
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Set in the Loire Valley, within the grounds of an ancient winery, this pair of charming cottages offers peace and comfort in a pastoral setting of meadows and vineyards, just a few minutes’ walk from the pretty village of Assay
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    Set in the Loire Valley, within the grounds of an ancient winery, this pair of charming cottages offers peace and comfort in a pastoral setting of meadows and vineyards, just a few minutes’ walk from the pretty village of Assay. Their comfortable rustic interiors feature exposed limestone walls and heavy oak beams, with a real fire forming the focal point of the cosy living areas. There is an attractive shared swimming pool in the enclosed grounds. The town of Chinon is nearby,...

    Le Gite Les Altéas
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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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    This detached, ground floor holiday cottage is set in a quiet location with countryside views from the private garden. The property has the added attractions of a large woodburning stove in the lounge, exposed beams and a well-equipped kitchen. This is an ideal holiday base to explore some of the most unspoilt countryside the Mayenne Region has to offer, as well as plenty of other activities close by, including the medieval town of Pouancé with its lake for canoeing, fishing...

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

    Gite de la Confluence

    Candes-Saint-Martin, 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...

  • Dampierre-sur-Loire, Loire Valley
    Dampierre-sur-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Les Fours à Chaux

    Dampierre-sur-Loire, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F49159
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    Situated just a short drive from the lovely Saumur, this property is full of character and is part of an imposing old coach inn
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    Situated just a short drive from the lovely Saumur, this property is full of character and is part of an imposing old coach inn. The owners who live in the adjoining property have modernised the interior. A patio door from the living area leads to private enclosed terrace and an open mature garden. The area offers 150km of cycling tracks along the river Loire passing through Saumur otherwise you can admire the surrounding scenery on a boat trip. Locally there is plenty to do and see like...

  • Ligré, Loire Valley
    Ligré, Loire Valley×

    La Fleur de Vigne

    Ligré, Loire Valley

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    Ref: F37148
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire
    Situated just five minutes from historic Chinon, offering a wide choice of fine restaurants/bars, weekly markets and leisure facilities along the river banks
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    Situated just five minutes from historic Chinon, offering a wide choice of fine restaurants/bars, weekly markets and leisure facilities along the river banks. This is the wine producing region of Chinon and many vineyards offer visits and tasting. The property benefits from the features of a traditional cottage with a large living/dining room with French windows leading to the terrace and enclosed private garden. The local area around the hamlet is a haven for nature lovers with miles...

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