6 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

6 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

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6 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + train:  12​h 45​min
1
Orleans
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
La Chaussee-Saint-Victor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Angers
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Tours
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
day
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Hotel Groslot, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orléans Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville, and finally grab your bike and head to Loire a Velo Cycle Path.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Orleans trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Orleans is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Orleans, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Orleans, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to La Chaussee-Saint-Victor.

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Hotel Groslot ©
Hotel Groslot
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral

1
night
La Chaussee-Saint-Victor

La Chaussee-Saint-Victor ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal de Blois, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Domaine national de Chambord.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read La Chaussee-Saint-Victor trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Orleans to La Chaussee-Saint-Victor in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Angers.

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Chambord, Chateau Royal de Blois
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois

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night
Angers

Angers ©
Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du Ralliement, appreciate the history behind Maison d'Adam, take an in-depth tour of Musee Lurcat, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers, then admire the masterpieces at Galerie David d'Angers, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Maurice.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Angers travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from La Chaussee-Saint-Victor to Angers in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Angers can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tours.

Things to do in Angers

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Musee Lurcat ©
Musee Lurcat
Cathedrale St-Maurice ©
Cathedrale St-Maurice
Galerie David d'Angers ©
Galerie David d'Angers

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nights
Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Château de l'Islette, see the interesting displays at Maurice Dufresne Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and finally make a trip to Hotel de Ville de Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and then take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau Royal d'Amboise.

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Traveling by train from Angers to Tours takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tours are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tours

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Azay-le-Rideau, Amboise
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Château de l'Islette ©
Château de l'Islette
Maurice Dufresne Museum ©
Maurice Dufresne Museum
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

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