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Fodor's Choice Sights in The Loire Valley
Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud
Founded in 1101, the Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud (Royal Abbey)...
The most beautiful castle in France is first glimpsed as you...
|Castles / Palaces||Ussé-Rigny|
Château de Candé
When Edward VIII of England abdicated his throne in 1937 to marry...
|Castles / Palaces||Tours|
Château de Chenonceau
Achingly beautiful, the Château de Chenonceau has long...
|Castles / Palaces||Chenonceaux|
Château de Villandry
Green-thumbers get weak in the knees at the mere mention of the...
|Castles / Palaces||Villandry|
Just across the square from the cathedral is the Hôtel...
|Museums / Galleries||Orléans|
North from the Basilique St-Martin to the river is Le Vieux Tours,...
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