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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.

Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1722928
4
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1293085a
4
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1102465a
4
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1781882
1
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1348529a
6
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Guest House #6698737
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1215560a
5
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #1346694a
17
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1404787a
Excellent! 4.7/5
(50 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #953980a
50
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Castle #991705a
13
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1063030a
2
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #593458a
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 6 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #593433a
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1481769a
4
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #1017169a
1
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 13
House #1450655a
3
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #888546a
10
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #6427606
2
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals House #653024a
8
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6335254
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1447207a
1
  • 8 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 20
House #1448526a
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1519736a
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #967430a
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1008387a
11
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #1523168a
Excellent! 4.6/5
(41 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Cottage #864398a
41
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #1304960a
8
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Mobile Home #6952815
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 13
Cottage #1466906a
5
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #1480773a
3
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Farmhouse #1471951a
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 17 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 35
Chateau / Country House #659637a
3
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
House #6428777
2
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #1470615a
1
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1433568a
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Chalet #1482943a
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1501204a
1
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 9
House #645942a
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1466390a
1
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(47 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #884842a
47
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #928358a
8
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 7 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Chateau / Country House #181900vb
12
avg/night
  • 17 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 35
House #6361547
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #946915a
14
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #928358a
4
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Cottage #6022498
4
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1525016a
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(24 reviews)
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 15
House #920015a
24
Viewed 44 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: Jan 09, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

A lovely Gite, highly recommended!

5 of 5
The hosts were very friendly and welcoming. The Gite is very clean, modern and well equipped, the photos don't do it justice. Lovely quiet, peaceful setting and plenty of outside space for eating outside or sunbathing. Thank you once again for a lovely stay.
  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016