Experience something very special when you discover our châteaux, gardens and museums. And while there are plenty of "must-sees" we have all heard of, let us guide you to more discreet, even secret spots that are well worth the effort. Don't worry, you won't get lost - far from it! Visiting Loir-et-Cher is like travelling through time and around the world, and even to other magical, unusual and unexpected dimensions.
From world-renowned sites to the hidden treasures of #mon41...
Of course, there are the major châteaux of the Loire: Chambord, Blois, Cheverny and Chaumont-sur-Loire, as well as Beauval ZooParc. But there are also rare treasures that we invite you to discover! From little châteaux nestled in the heart of delightful grounds to carefully designed or unusual museums, culinary tours and some of the most beautiful villages in France, in which you will find fine craftsmanship...
The Loire châteaux
As well as the big names in the Loire Valley, enjoy some surprises by exploring the secret treasures of Loir-et-Cher…
Parks and gardens
French or English gardens, centuries-old trees, artistic works - welcome to the wonderful gardens of the Loire Valley.
Towns and villages
The walls, the stones, the waterways - and local guides too, with history to recount and tales to tell. Have a listen.
Sites and monuments
There's more to Loir-et-Cher than just châteaux! There are plenty of historical or unusual monuments to visit too.
Vineyards and wine are part of our lifestyle. If you are an epicurean at heart, be curious and treat yourself!