Trip Planner: Europe / France / Centre-Val de Loire / Loire Valley / Loches / Historic Sites / Chateau de Loches
Constructed in the 11th century, Chateau de Loches is visible today as ruins only. The building is exemplary of military architecture of the Norman period. Built 500 m (1,600 ft) above the Indre River, the huge castle is famous for its massive square keep. Come to view the interesting layout with each floor consisting of a single room surrounded by stone walls measuring 23.3 by 15.4 sq m (76 x 51 sq ft) with walls 2.8 m (9 ft 2 in) thick. Plan to see Chateau de Loches and other attractions that appeal to you using our Loches vacation route planner.
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Pour eux qui aime l'histoire, vous serez comblé avec la visite de la cité royale. Différents styles reflétant les différentes époques et bien sûr Charles VII et sa favorite Agnès Sorel, la première a ... more »For them who loves history, you will be delighted with the visit of the Royal City. Different styles reflecting different periods and of course Charles VII and Agnès Sorel, the first favourite who had died a "royal" treatment. And feel free to follow the guided tour, the tour guide we had was lovely and available. We had the right to a particular visit, what helps.View original
Calme, paisible et instructif! À voir Beau domaine avec vue exceptionnelle. Rue piétonne offrant une grande sécurité pour les enfants À recommander more »Quiet, peaceful and informative! To see beautiful area with exceptional views. Pedestrian street offering a large safety for children to recommendView original
Que du bonheur à visiter de tels lieux imprégnés d'un passé qui rejoint l'histoire de notre beau pays. more »That happiness to visit such places steeped in a past that joined the history of our beautiful country.View original
That scenery is just amazing. One of the many beautiful places in that area of France.
Nice castle, old donjon was used as residence by France Royal family
Nice castle, a bit too touristic
Gregor J. Rothfuss
Impressive donjon. Too bad it is so poorly preserved.
Eric MorgandReally to visit. The Dungeon is extraordinary. A lot of steps to climb but the game worth the candle. My children we loved (4-7 years)View original
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