Pays de la Loire lies in the heart of France. A favourite of French kings who, over the centuries, have built the most beautiful castles in France here. The landscape here is green and sloping, with rivers, picturesque villages and vineyards. The Loire is the longest river in France, and is characterized by the beautiful palaces on the banks. With a wide range of beautiful cities, the Loire region offers you a glimpse into the art and history of this region. Looking for culture, history, art and space? Do you want to relax completely? Then rent a holiday home in the Loire region for a fairytale stay!
With a holiday home in the Loire you can enjoy a wonderful coastline. With a 300 km. long west coast, beautiful beaches and cosy seaside resorts, it is a great place to stay on the Atlantic coast. La Baule and Sables d'Olonne are particularly beautiful seaside resorts that are well worth a visit. Le Croisic is an ideal seaside resort to discover the wild character of the Atlantic Ocean. For lovely, stretched out sandy beaches, head to the Côte de Jade, where it's great to stay in the seaside resorts. You can spend a wonderful day, especially at Poric. Go swimming, take a kayak trip or be pampered with a thalassotherapy treatment. You can enjoy a varied and wonderful holiday from your holiday home in the Loire on the coast. If you're not so fond of the sea, our offer also include houses with a pool.
The interior of the Loire region is all about heritage. Magnificent castles on beautiful estates rise above the landscape of this region. The villages with their wine terraces and bowling alleys invite you for a relaxing afternoon. Visit the interesting cities such as the port city of Nantes, the historical and cultural city of Angers with a beautiful castle, and many churches, or visit the castle village of Ste-Suzanne. During your holidays in the Loire, you will feel as if you're heading back in time. The influences of the Middle Ages are clearly visible in the special architecture, as well as those of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. Go out to dinner and enjoy the courtly atmosphere. Would you rather enjoy royal pleasures a little longer? Book a castle, a special type of holiday home in the Loire region that you can book online with Belvilla!
Discover, experience and see the many sights of the Loire during your holiday! The region is known for its many castles, the highlight of which is the hunting lodge Chambord. A very impressive castle with 440 rooms and 365 chimneys! There are too many castles to visit during your holiday! Chenonceau in the river Cher for example, or the fairytale castle Ussé. These beautiful buildings are surrounded by magnificent forests full of wild animals. The wetland nature reserve of Sologne is ideal for a relaxing walk. The Loire is also known as the wine region. The colourful fields are the source of delicious white, red and rosé wines. Enjoy the famous Anjou wine on the terrace of your holiday home in the Loire!
When in Loire, one can choose from 80+ Belvilla properties.
Château de Chenonceau, Château de Villandry, Amboise, and Chartres Cathedral are some of the most famous places in Loire.
Some of the must-try activities in Loire are:
Some of the recommended dishes in the Loire are Gargantua, sander, brume and goat cheese, strawberry, cherry, and plum.
The best time to visit Loire is from April to June or September to October.