A territory rich in history and castles, gastronomic specialties and wines.


Visit the castles of the Valley of the Kings


Castle of Rigny-Ussé

Castle of Rigny-Ussé


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Castle of Azay-le-Rideau

Castle of Azay-le-Rideau


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Royal Fortress

Royal Fortress of Chinon


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Castle of Saumur

Castle of Saumur


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Castle of Langeais

Castle of Langeais


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Castle of Amboise

Castle of Amboise


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Discover other cultural places


Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud

Abbaye de Fontevraud


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La collégiale de Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes Saint-Martin


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Maison du peintre Max Ernst

Maison du peintre Max Ernst


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Savor local specialties


Les Fouées, spécialité tourangelle

Les Fouées


Specialty touraine, fouées or fouaces are small pockets of sourdough bread, with a unique taste, cooked in a bread oven. They eat hot garnished with rillettes, bacon and mogettes.

Les Rillons de Tours

Les Rillons


Traditional dish from Touraine, the rillons are delicious pork diced browned and confit in the fat. They eat hot or warm. They can also be served as an aperitif or as a salad.

Les Rillettes de Tours

Les Rillettes


Less fat than the rillettes of the neighboring terroirs, their traditional recipe is perpetuated for several centuries. They are characterized by a golden color and a tapered texture with apparent pieces.

Fromage de chèvre Sainte Maure de Touraine

Le Sainte Maure


Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine goat cheese is the local star of the cheese trays. It has been enjoying an AOC since 1990. For the amateurs, it is tasted after 15 to 30 days of maturation.

Les poires tapées de Rivarenne

La Poire Tapée


It is a specialty of Rivarennes. The pears are peeled, heated, dried and then flattened (typed). They savor nature or rehydrate and accompany very well the duck, the pig and the Sainte-Maure.

La Tarte du Vigneron

La Tarte Vigneronne


It is composed of a caramelized puff pastry garnished with apples cut finely and covered with Chinon wine confit. It is a light, crispy, mellow and refined dessert.

Enjoy the wines of the Loire Valley


Vin de Chinon



The Chinon is an AOC wine produced around the city of Chinon. Mainly red (Cabernet Franc), the wine of Chinon also exists in rosé (cabernet franc) and in white (chenin). The red wines accompany perfectly white or red meats, game and poultry as well as light cheeses.

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Vin de Bourgueil



The Wine Bourgueil, classified AOC, is located west of Tours on the right bank of the Loire. The red and rosé wines are produced from the Cabernet Franc grape variety. Jean Carmet, the child of the country, said: “Bourgueil is in my heart, it is the best address.” It is also in his family home that the winemakers have installed the Maison des vins de Bourgueil.

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Vin de Saint-Nicolas de Bourgueil

Saint-Nicolas de Bourgueil


The Saint-Nicolas de Bourgueil, classified AOC, is a vineyard about 1100 ha enclosing the town of Saint-Nicolas de Bourgueil. This AOC produces mainly red wines based on Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties. This wine has a bright purple color with intense and varied aromas of red fruits, violets, raspberries, blackberries, liquorice and spices.

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Vin Saumur-Champigny



Saumur-Champigny is a red AOC wine produced in Maine-et-Loire between Saumur and Montsoreau. This wine is vinified on a Cabernet Franc basis accompanied by Cabernet Sauvignon and Pineau d’Aunis for the assembly. The Saumur-Champigny accompanies all the dishes of your meals (fish, meats, cheeses and desserts).

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Vin de Vouvray



The Vouvray is an AOC white wine vinified from the Chenin variety and produced around Vouvray in Indre-et-Loire. This wine exists in effervescent (sparkling wine) and non-effervescent (still wine). According to its three declensions, the wine of Vouvray can be enjoyed as an aperitif or during your meals.

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Vin de Montlouis

Montlouis sur Loire


The Montlouis-sur-Loire is an AOC wine, vinified with the Chenin Blanc grape. It is produced on the communes of Montlouis-sur-Loire, Lussault-sur-Loire and Saint-Martin-le-Beau in Indre-et-Loire. This wine exists in effervescent (sparkling wine) and non-effervescent (still wine). It will accompany your fish, poultry, cheese or dessert according to its variations or will be shared during your aperitifs.

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