Châteaux of the Loire
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Châteaux of the Loire

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Published by Michelin Tyre Co. in London .
Written in English


  • Castles -- France -- Loire River Valley.,
  • Loire River Valley (France) -- Guidebooks.,
  • France -- Guidebooks.

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Edition Notes

SeriesMichelin green guides, Michelin green guides
ContributionsMichelin Tyre Company, ltd.
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17928424M

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May 21,  · This title in the acclaimed Michelin Green Guide series is your indispensable guide to the Loire Valley, cradle of the French Renaissance, with the splendid chateaux built by the great rulers and artists of the land/5(26). Explore Loire Chateau Chanonceau, Chambord, Chaumont, Blois and 70 other stunning Loire Valley Chateaux through interactive lists and maps in our travel and destination Guide on where of visit, stay and eat in the region. Plan your trip using our custom Google mymaps of the Loire Valley Chateau. Details on 24 luxury chateau hotels and B&B accomidation. Book a break in the Loire Valley, France. Historic market town with a thriving centre, shops, water activities and within reach of some of the Loire’s most amazing chateaux. About the Region. Booking and Availability. Please do get in touch with us to enquire about renting or booking any of our Gites, or the Chateau - based near Saumur. The world-famous chateaux of the Loire attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. In this book, the photographer Robert Polidori has captured more than seventy of them in unique.

The Châteaux of the Loire Valley are part of the architectural heritage of the historic towns of Amboise, Angers, Blois, Chinon, Montsoreau, Nantes, Orléans, Saumur, and Tours along the Loire River in France. They illustrate Renaissance ideals of design in France. The châteaux of the Loire Valley number over three hundred, ranging from practical fortified castles from the 10th century to splendid Architectural style(s): French Renaissance architecture. Michelin-Chateaux of the Loire Published by User, 19 years ago Just returned from Loire (2/00) and found the book very useful in picking what places to go while on limited time budget but I can see where the book would be really handy for those with more time. Very useful general historical and architectural background info/5(5). Château is a general term used for any manor house but, historically, chateaux were used as anything from hunting lodges to residences for important people. They were built between the 10th and 20th centuries, although many of the châteaux in this Loire Valley guide were built around the . Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet Chateaux of the Loire Valley Road Trips, your passport to uniquely encountering Loire Valley and Burgundy by car. Featuring four amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you’ll visit along the way, see famous chateaux, wines and medieval architecture, all.