Castles in Loire Valley in France


Best Forts in Loire Valley in France

The Loire Valley is just a place that will exceed your expectation. The place is included under the UNESCO declared world heritage sites. The area is famous for medieval fortresses, remarkable gardens and Renaissance Chateaux. Here in this post we are going to discuss about the most amazing castles in Loire Valley in France.

1. Chateau Royal De Chambord

Chateau Royal De Chambord

Chateau Royal De Chambord

Listed among the biggest castles in France, Chateau Royal De Chambord is no doubt is an eye catchy architecture. This opulent castle is filled with 426 rooms and 282 fireplaces which are the major attractions of the castle. The castle is sometime associated with famous artist Leonardo da Vinci. The palace used to serve as the hunting ground for King Frances. Showing the grandeur of King Francis the castle belongs to French Government from 1930.

2. Chateau d’Azay le Rideau

Chateau d’Azay le Rideau

Chateau d’Azay le Rideau

One of the most beautiful castles Chateau d’Azay le Rideau is a charm of France tourism. Once you check with your Visa for France you should also include visit to this fort in your checklist. The fort is also called as Jewel of Renaissance architecture. Its close proximity with the Indre River gives this fort more cherishing look.  Built in 11th century this castle is actually an epitome of grace and grandeur. Major attractions of the Palace include elegant turrets, beautiful windows and delicate stonework along with steep slate roofs.

3. Chateau De Villandry

Chateau De Villandry

Chateau De Villandry

One of the ancient castles, Chateau De Villandry is the most amazing castles which were built around 1536 AD. Ever since from its inception the fort has been through the considerable improvement worksthat are carried out in here. The garden in Chateau de Villandryis quite alluring and is divided into seven departments. The garden here proves quite a labyrinth. The entrance fees for the adults are € 9 for castle and €5 for gardens.



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