From mighty chateaux to troglodytic caves, the Loire Valley provides some of the defining sights of France. Whether you are seeking the famous wine-producing vineyards, local French food or specialist boutiques, this Footprint Focusguide will ensure that you get the best of the Loire Valley with its fantastic listings on the best activities, restaurants and accommodation. · Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Tours, Azay-le-Rideau, Chinon, Saumur & Angers. · Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and play. · Includes information on tour operators and activities, from learning French to horse-riding. · Detailed maps for the Loire Valley. · Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, Footprint FocusLoire Valley:Tours to Angers (includes Azay-le-Rideau, Chinon, Saumur & Angers) provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of France's most iconic regions. The content of the Footprint focusLoire Valley:Tours to Angers (includes Azay-le-Rideau, Chinon, Saumur & Angers) guide has been extracted from Footprint's Loire Valley Full-Color Guide.
For over 25 years Roger Moss, former editor of Everything France magazine and with several hundred published illustrated travel features to his name, has been exploring and documenting the landscapes, architecture and culture of France. He lives and works in Poitou-Charentes with his wife Julia.