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Where to Stay

Fontevraud l'Abbaye, Anjou
Wallpaper
"Once part of the French penal system, this was one of the less glamorous draws on the Loire Valley châteaux tour, but Parisian design duo ...
Chateau de Noizay, Noizay
Elle Decor
"In a secluded 16th century chateau, this hotel sets the standard with its bucolic views and 19 elegant and individually furnished rooms," ...
Le Manoir Les Minimes, Amboise
Elle Decor
Charming, 18th-century manor house hotel offering eleven "elegant" rooms and four additional ones in a garden pavillon.   Elle Decor r ...
Chateau de Verrieres, Saumur
Elle Decor
"A sensitively decorated and enthusiastically run Napoleon-III style town house," remarks Elle Decor about Chateau de Verrieres in its Sept ...
Chateau de Reignac
Elle Decor
Former residence of the Marquis de Lafayette, converted into a stylish, romantic country hotel with 13 "soberly chic" rooms.   "T ...
Domaine de la Tortiniere, Veigne
Elle Decor
"Located in a small 19th century chateau, this flawless establishment exudes charm and intimacy.  A rowboat is offered for excursions on th ...
Domaine des Hauts de Loire, Onzain
Elle Decor, DailyCandy
Luxe accommodations in the Loire Valley. "For a white-glove, two-Michelin-star experience, head to Domaine des Hauts de Loire, for John Dory, ba ...
Château de Marcay , Chinon
Financial Times
The FT writes, "Savvy Parisians are hooked on the lesser-visited but more authentic, western Loire, where the châteaux are at the same time c ...
Château de Noirieux , Briollay
Financial Times
Another FT pick for where savvy Parisians stay in the Loire Valley.  (the western side).  "A gastronomic gem," the newspaper says ab ...
Prieuré Notre-Dame d'Orsan, Boischaut
Town and Country
Former medieval cloister sensitively restored by two Parisian architects, incorporating a wonderful restaurant and six guest rooms.  ...

Where to Eat

Restaurant Olivier Arlot - La Chanceliere, Montbazon
Elle Decor
"A Michelin-starred eatery offering subtly innovative dishes, run by a young chef who trained at Taillevent in Paris," remarks Elle Decor a ...
Les Hautes Roches, Rochecorbon
Elle Decor
Elle Decor recommends Les Hautes-Roches for "its excellent wine menu and its bird's-eye view of the Loire." ...
Barju, Tours
Elle Decor
"A superbe modern bistro with dishes that combine finesse and originality.  Be sure to try the sea bass cooked on a hot stone."   ...
L'Auberge du Bon Laboureux, Chenonceaux
Elle Decor
"The food is superb, the setting cozy, and the service outstanding," boasts Elle Decor writes about L'Auberge du Bon Laboureux, well-re ...
La Table de la Bergerie, Champ Sur Layon
Financial Times
Slick restaurant of the vineyard Domaine de la Bergerie, where chef Daniel Guitton (who married into the family and trained with Alain Ducasse and Jo ...
Le Pot de Lapin, Saumur
Financial Times
"Location, personality and [good] value for money," are attributes of Le Pot de Lapin in Saumur, according to Nicholas Lander for the FT in th ...
L'Etape Gourmand, Villandry
DailyCandy
 "Break out the straw hats and nonessential footwear for lunch at L’Etape Gourmand. Located on a working farm, it’s the kind of ...
Prieuré Notre-Dame d'Orsan, Boischaut
Town and Country
Former medieval cloister sensitively restored by two Parisian architects, incorporating a wonderful restaurant and six guest rooms.  ...
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