Loire Valley

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the valley of the Loire River where many French wines originated

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NEED TO KNOW NEED TO KNOW ELLEN BRANAGH was a guest of Macs Adventure on a six-day Chateaux Of The Loire Valley In Style cycling holiday, graded as "moderate".
The other Anglesey houses featured in YTy Cymreig this week are a mansion inspired by the chateaux of the Loire Valley, a thatched cottage by the sea restored by the local community, and Point Lynas lighthouse.
You're in touch with the chateaux of the Loire Valley and it's not too far down to the beautiful Cognac region either.
Located in the landscape of Sologne and south of Paris this picturesque village is not far from the chateaux of the Loire valley, with its beautiful landscape dominated by lakes and streams.
Cassie and Rona, pushing forty, single, friends (sort of) by the happenstance of being coworkers in the same office, Scotswomen resigned (more or less) to being taken for "English" on the continent, straight (but used to being taken for "past-it lesbians"), "fancying men but not liking them very much," are racketing around northern France in Rona's car, "doing" the war cemeteries and the chateaux of the Loire valley, and along the way discussing women, men, feminism, relationships and the meaning of life.
There were discussions about the great chateaux of the Loire Valley and clubby wood-paneled English libraries.
The new tours include Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles with its stunning gardens and hall of mirrors, the great impressionist painter Claude Monet's Home and Gardens at Giverny, the beautiful Renaissance Chateaux of the Loire Valley, and the World Heritage site of Mont St Michel with its magnificent 11th Century Benedictine Monastery.
Corbett fell in love with the French woman during a visit to Paris and as both of them had been enchanted by Versailles and the French chateaux of the Loire Valley they decided to build their own "palace" in England.