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OFF THE BEATEN PATH

CHATEAUX OF THE LOIRE | ITINERARY | Off the beaten Path

 

Travel itineraries with unusual visits

 

Here are some tips to plan a trip off the beaten path in Loire Valley.

In the heart of Touraine, Anjou or at the gates of Nantes, discover five castles among the most unusual of the Loire Valley.

 

1. The royal castle of Amboise

 

underground amboise

 

Unusual visit at the Château d'Amboise : guided tour of the towers and underground passages.

 

2. The Château Gaillard

 

Château Gaillard by night

 

Walking tour by night of Château Gaillard in Amboise : for groups of more than 10 people.

 

3.The castle of Rivau and its fairytale gardens

 

castle of rivau : gigantic vases in garden with strange sunlight

 

At the château of Rivau, you will find very unusual and remarkable gardens with gigantic vases and seven-league boots, strange trees, a marvellous well...

 

4.The castle of Brézé : "a castle under a castle"

 

chateau de Brézé

 

The château of Brézé is also one the most astonishing places to visit in Loire Valley.

 

underground passage at the château de Brézé

The underground world of the château de Brézé

 

5.The castle of Goulaine

 

Musée Lu

Museum of "LU", castle of Goulaine