Soak up centuries of history in fairy-tale castles, sip the best wines on the sunny Atlantic coast, or sail down the River Loire itself - whatever your style, this lively and practical guide will help you et to the heart of this romantic region.
24 user-friendly maps.
Essential information on over 50 chateaux, with extensive son et lumière listings.
Key recommendations on where to stay, from rock-hewn caves to rococo palaces.
Outdoor activities explored, including hot-air ballooning and kayaking.
Illustrated food and wine section to help you tell rillettes from rillons and a Savennières from a Sancerre.