5 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

5 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

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Angers
— 1 night
Drive
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Tours
— 3 nights
Drive to Nantes, Fly to Manchester

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Angers

City of Flowers

Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Cale de la Savatte.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Angers trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Angers is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Angers: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tours.

Things to do in Angers

Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Tours

Garden of France

Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tours: Amboise (Closerie de Chanteloup - Brasserie d' Amboise, Chateau Royal d'Amboise, &more), Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois) and Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Saint-Gatien, look for gifts at La Chocolatiere, contemplate the long history of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, and go for a walk through Place Plumereau.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tours visit website.

Drive from Angers to Tours in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Tours can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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