Loir-et-Cher

In the Center-Val-de-Loire region, the Loir-et-Cher is a vast green plain crossed by the Loire, the Cher and the Loir.

On the borders of Perche, Beauce, Sologne and Touraine, the Loir-et-Cher is a haven of greenery, A real haven of peace. And this department is also home to some of the most famous royal castles, but also one of the most beautiful zoos in the world.

The essentials of Loir-et-Cher

Sumptuous Castles of Loire au Beauval Zoo, through the house of magic or the Monmousseau cellars, the field of possibilities is very vast in the Loir-et-Cher. And the welcoming and unspoiled nature multiplies discovery opportunities. If you come on holiday with your children, do not miss a visit to the Château de Chambord, or the famous one Beauval Zoo. 3 animals from all over the world await you in the heart of a 500 hectare park.

Remarkable natural sites

In the Loir-et-Cher, nature is omnipresent. Meadows, wetlands, valleys and forests are an invitation to stroll and relax. This territory counts 27 sensitive natural areas, including the three paths, the Roquezon spur or the Perche bocage.

Historic sites

The Loir-et-Cher can be proud of an extraordinary historical heritage. The castle of Chambord is none other than the largest of the Loire châteaux. It is nestled in the heart of the largest enclosed forest area in Europe. In Blois, the royal castle bears witness to 4 centuries of architectural evolution, between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. And the Valley of the Kings conceals many other historical treasures. It is, for example, the largest cave dwelling place in France!

Sports in nature

With its vast wild territories, the Loir-et-Cher is a land of walking. On foot, by bike and even accompanied by a donkey, biodiversity is wonderfully appreciated at the slow pace of the hike. Wetlands and rivers also allow moments of escape by canoe. And for a new experience, let yourself be seduced by a hot air balloon flight. Guaranteed thrill! And a wonderful memory to be engraved in the memory of young and old.

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