Our Western Loire Holiday Travel Guide takes you through information on Western Loire’s holiday highlights.
Centuries of French royalty holidayed in Western Loire, home of sun-drenched beaches, exquisite wines, magnificent chateaux and mouth-watering gastronomy.
Visit medieval castles for history and fairytale towers, or check out Le Mans of 24-hour car race fame.
Explore Saumur’s caves and find thrills at Puy du Fou medieval theme park. Take in the city of Angers with its impressive castle and Cointreau distillery visit.
Unwind at celebrated spas, or wander barefoot along one of France’s finest beaches at La Baule.
Finally, make time to savour Western Loire’s renowned dry Muscadet and Sancerres wines, perfect for wine-tasting.
Western Loire is also popular for fishing holidays with 200km of first class fishing on the Mayenne River and a large selection of fishing lakes.
There are 5 departments in the Western Loire region:
For further travel information about holiday destinations, the Western Loire Regional Tourist Board can be contacted at:
Western Loire Regional Tourist Board
Direction de la Communication
1, rue de la Loire
44966 Nantes Cedex 9
Tel: (00 33) 228 20 50 00