8 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

8 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

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Orleans
— 1 night
Drive
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Angers
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Tours
— 4 nights
Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Bucharest Otopeni

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Orleans

Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. On the 30th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orléans Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loire a Velo Cycle Path, then have some family-friendly fun at Laser Quest Orleans, and finally get your game on at Pure Mission.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orleans itinerary builder app.

Bucharest, Romania to Orleans is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Orleans is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Angers.

Things to do in Orleans

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Chateau d'Angers ouvert, then make a splash at Piscine Jean Bouin, and then get in on the family fun at Terra Botanica. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Musee des Blindes, then have fun and explore at Le Cadre Noir, and then browse the exhibits of Chateau de Saumur.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Angers itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Orleans to Angers in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Angers are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tours.

Things to do in Angers

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and Cathedrale Saint-Gatien. Get out of town with these interesting Tours side-trips: Blois (Chateau Royal de Blois & Maison de l'Acrobate), Amboise (Balloon Rides & Chateau Royal d'Amboise) and Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Place Plumereau, explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, look for gifts at La Savonnerie du Zebre, and test your problem-solving skills at Forteresse royale de Chinon.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tours online journey maker.

You can drive from Angers to Tours in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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