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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.

Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Cottage #1440928a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 6 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 15
House #920015a
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals House #6700787
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Excellent! 4.5/5
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #6736561
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6604772
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
House #653485a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #673413a
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Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #1311823a
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Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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  • Sleeps 5
House #6676187
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #6568450
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(50 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #426924vb
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(56 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #1050072a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #1242913a
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #1346694a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(35 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #6321760
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #1776960
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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Cottage #955472
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  • 1 BA
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Studio #1438457a
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Excellent! 4.4/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #1672589
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1470130a
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1002925a
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #6676454
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(35 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #665011a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
House #649025a
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1453232a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #6461051
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1286414a
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1419967a
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 4
House #6452717
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(34 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #990055a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #1631867
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(53 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #953980a
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(37 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1283442a
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.1/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8165827
7
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1492200a
5
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(38 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #928801a
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(54 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #884842a
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 9
House #645942a
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1029713vb
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals House #6700787
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1424710a
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #871529a
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1722928
7
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #1433840a
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6720130
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Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6203049
12
Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #6635254
14
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #1501584a
6
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #638147a
14
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6685810
6
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Recent Reviews

Great Accommodation, very friendly owners.

5 of 5
This holiday gite was excellent. Very roomy and bright, well furnished, nice big shower, well equipped kitchen, lovely big bed, private, secure parking and a warm welcome from the owners, Danielle and Jean Paul, who helped us out with a computer cable when we needed to download new software for our GPS. The internet connection was first class and the gite itself is very well located within easy reach of numerous walks and sites along the Loire. Should we return to this part of France this would be our first choice for self catering accommodation. It was a real pleasure to stay there.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Wonderful home and hosts

5 of 5
Stayed in June 2017 during period of extremely hot weather. House very good, clean and very well equipped and a lovely welcome pack was given to us when we arrived. Lots to see and do in the area, our favourites were Clos Luce, Chenonceaux and Cheverny. House is outside Amboise so car needed for shopping and sight-seeing but parking in Amboise easy and free in the right place - at Des Tanneurs, very convenient for town centre and close to Clos Luce. Francoise and Thierry were absolutely brilliant and made us very welcome. Francoise was very attentive whilst never intrusive, Perfect!
  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017