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Make a holiday rental, home or villa in Val de Loire your home away from home

The Val de Loire, a central region of France, south of Paris, is renowned for its fine historical towns, vineyards, beautiful chateaux and the famous Loire Valley. Known as the Valley of the Kings due to the magnificence and number of incredible chateaux, castles and villas, the Val de Loire separates north and south France. Much of the area was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.

Things to do in Val de Loire, France

The turrets, chateaux, castles and villas in Val de Loire, not to mention the scenery, mean that walking in the Val de Loire has become hugely popular, with plenty of interesting sites to see. The cathedrals at Bourges and Chartes are two of the most magnificent in France, and the stained glass of Chartres is unsurpassed in much of Europe. The rolling hills and extended plains make Val de Loire cycling tours great fun. Whether you use a Val de Loire holiday rental as a base for many day trips of a series of Val de Loire barns, gites and villas in Val de Loire as bases whilst touring the department on bicycle, there are plenty of attractions and good restaurants, cafes and tavernas to recuperate in.

For wine or food lovers, the Loire Valley is a destination not to be missed. For connoisseurs, taking a holiday rental in Val de Loire means you can truly discover the best of the Loire Valley's 22 wines.

Places to holiday in Val de Loire, France

Indre-et-Loire is one of the departments of Val de Loire, famous for its wealth of outstanding chateaux. Especially worth a visit are the dramatic chateaus of Chateau d'Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau and Chinon.

Loire-et-Cher, the neighbouring department is also known as a great location for cycle tours. The dramatic castles of the Loire Valley stand poignantly, and the Castle of Chambord is one of the most spectacular.

Indre is another intriguing department of Val de Loire. The small town of Saint-Benoit-du-Sault is a medieval village perched high on a rocky outcrop over the Portefeuille River, which was named the most beautiful village in France.

Weather in Val de Loire, France

The weather in the Val de Loire is due to its mild temperate climate. Summer daily average temperatures reach around 26°C, whilst the winters drop to an average daily temperatures of around 7°C in the coldest month of December. Packing a few jumpers when taking a Val de Loire barn or holiday rental in winter is advised.

Travel to Val de Loire, France

The holiday rentals of the Val de Loire are just 5 hours fromLondonby Train, via Paris. TGV trains run from the ports of Cherbourg, St Marlo and Caen, or cheap flights from the UK land at Tours Airport (TUF). There are a huge number of ways to reach the magnificent villas, cottages, chateaux and gites in Val de Loire.

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    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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    House #1419967a
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      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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      Cottage #1440928a
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        Excellent! 4.7/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Cottage #1672589
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 6 BR
          • 5 BA
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          • Sleeps 15
          House #920015a
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            Cottage #897048a
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
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              Cottage #1242913a
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Cottage #884842a
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
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                  Cottage #638147a
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                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                    • 1 BA
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                    Apartment #6604772
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      House #1776960
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
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                        Multiple rentals House #6700787
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 1 BR
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                          Apartment #6461051
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                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Cottage #1781562
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                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              Cottage #673413a
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Cottage #6736561
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                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 3 BA
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                                  • Sleeps 7
                                  Cottage #665011a
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                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
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                                    House #6648819
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                                    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #6604822
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #426924vb
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                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #1384003a
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Sleeps 11
                                            Farmhouse #8052733
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                                            Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                              • 1 BR
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                                              Cottage #6568450
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                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                House #871529a
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                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                  House #6663489
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                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                    House #645942a
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                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #1012644a
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        House #653485a
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                                                        Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Cottage #953980a
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                                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                            Barn #1346694a
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              House #942964a
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                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                House #6676187
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                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Farmhouse #1103205a
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                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 15
                                                                    Chateau / Country House #1285995a
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                                                                    Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                      • 11 BR
                                                                      • 6 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 20
                                                                      Castle #1328225a
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                                                                      Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
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                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                        Cottage #1366980a
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                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Villa #1305283a
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                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                            (37 reviews)
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                                                                            • 7 BR
                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilets
                                                                            • Sleeps 15
                                                                            Cottage #634618a
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                                                                            Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #926871a
                                                                              4
                                                                              Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 12
                                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #605037a
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                                                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #248000
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #1351498a
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #1351498a
                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #1351498a
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #926871a
                                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            Cottage #1425284a
                                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (29 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 7 BR
                                                                                              • 6 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 14
                                                                                              Multiple rentals Chateau / Country House #605037a
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                                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 6 BR
                                                                                                • 6 BA
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                                                                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                House #6232447
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                                                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #1351498a
                                                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals House #1184549a
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    amazing....we had the best Christmas ever.

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Could find no fault with the house or grounds. we all had an amazing time,the area is also lovely. would go back again at a drop of a hat.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                    A relaxing place to spend a holiday

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    The accommodation was excellent, although the sofa could have more comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped and the bed was very comfortable. A really good location for exploring the area of the Loire. It is an ideal place to stay if you want a nice quiet and relaxing holiday.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                    house at end of lane

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Very well equipped.Modern and new.Owners friendly.Nice to be able to walk to a concert in the local church.Many chateaus in the area,Parking was an asset as well as a garden to sit out side
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Sep 2016