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

    Domaine du Parc

    Montsoreau, Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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    4
    3
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    Ref: F49157
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    There is something glorious about the panoramic view from this property, overlooking the river Loire and the...

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  • Dolus-le-Sec, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Dolus-le-Sec, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Maison Dolus-le-Sec

    Dolus-le-Sec, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

    10
    4
    2
    1
    Ref: FEI045
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This ancient renovated farmhouse is now a delightful holiday home, nestled in the peaceful countryside. There is a...

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  • Beaumont-la-Ronce, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Beaumont-la-Ronce, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    La Grange

    Beaumont-la-Ronce, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

    8
    4
    2
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    Ref: F37132
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Set in a beautiful mature garden with a woodland area and sweeping countryside views, this detached country house has...

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  • Juigné-sur-Sarthe, Sarthe, Loire Valley
    Juigné-sur-Sarthe, Sarthe, Loire Valley×

    Maupertuis

    Juigné-sur-Sarthe, Sarthe, Loire Valley

    9
    4
    2
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    Ref: F72113
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Formerly a hunting lodge, this charming property has been sympathetically restored and retains its original turret...

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  • Dame-Marie-les-Bois, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley
    Dame-Marie-les-Bois, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley×

    Retraite de la Ferme

    Dame-Marie-les-Bois, Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley

    10
    4
    4
    1
    Ref: FEI037
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This pretty, terraced, stone holiday cottage is spacious and beautifully decorated. Featuring exposed beams and...

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  • La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Sarthe, Loire Valley
    La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Sarthe, Loire Valley×

    Manoir de la Vallée

    La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Sarthe, Loire Valley

    9
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: F72111
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This superb 16th century stone manor house was once home to the Le Gantier family of the French nobility and...

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  • Daon, Mayenne, Loire Valley
    Daon, Mayenne, Loire Valley×

    Au bord de la Rivière

    Daon, Mayenne, Loire Valley

    10
    4
    2
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    Ref: FVA032
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This stunning, detached property is situated next to the quiet, winding River Mayenne, at Daon - a small...

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    Pets go free
  • 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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    3
    2
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    Ref: F49145
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    Set within glorious countryside in a secluded village in the Loire Valley, with a tranquil forest just metres away,...

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  • Neuillé, Loire Valley
    Neuillé, Loire Valley×

    Neuillé

    Neuillé, Loire Valley

    8
    4
    2
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    Ref: FVM040
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This 17th century holiday property is located in the tranquil and relaxing grounds of Château Salvert, a...

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

    Le Pressoir

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

    8
    4
    2
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    Ref: F49156
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Nestled in the grounds of the prestigious Château Salvert, this traditional and comfortable 14th century...

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  • Coulans-sur-Gée, Loire Valley
    Coulans-sur-Gée, Loire Valley×

    Coulans-sur-Gée

    Coulans-sur-Gée, Loire Valley

    12
    6
    3
    2
    Ref: FVS018
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    Set within a peaceful area, this old farmhouse, situated within the owner’s grounds, has been renovated into...

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  • Daon, Mayenne, Loire Valley
    Daon, Mayenne, Loire Valley×

    Le Manoir

    Daon, Mayenne, Loire Valley

    9
    3
    2
    0
    Ref: FVA035
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This grand and very spacious, detached villa, is a true haven of peace and tranquillity, and is situated next to...

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