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The Loire 2017

I don’t think I’ve ever seen the Loire so low in the 11 years that we’ve lived here. It was pretty low in 2011 but I don’t think it’s been this low.

Things to do in the Loire valley. Hot air ballooning.

If you’ve never been up in a hot air balloon, I can wholeheartedly suggest you give it try in the Loire valley.

10 Things to do in the Loire valley that you might not have thought of

Looking for a few ideas for things to do in the Loire valley?

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Loire Valley

A few things that you might not know about the Loire valley.

Le Thoureil – a beautiful riverside village perched on the banks of the Loire

Le Thoureil – a beautiful riverside village perched on the banks of the Loire – Le Tasting Room

Wine Tasting Tours in the Loire Valley

We’ve teamed up with Franck and Sandra to offer our Loire Wine Indulgence – a mini break that comprises 2 nights accommodation at the Auberge and a full day’s wine tour with us. Cathy takes care of all the arrangements on your behalf so you can relax and enjoy a little peace and quiet in the countryside accompanied by some great wines and wonderful food.

Tailor-made wine days in the Loire

Whether you’re in the Loire on holiday, staying in Paris, with family and friends or business colleagues – a day in the beautiful Loire countryside is always good for the soul.

Le Thoureil early morning

It was such a beautiful morning that I popped down to the river early this morning to walk Sybil . Le Thoureil is one of the prettiest villages perched on the river Loire half way between Angers and Saumur and just a 15 minute walk from our home.

Fête des bateaux – Le Thoureil

Yesterday was the annual Fête des Bateaux. The weather was pretty awful but this didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of the boatsmen and women who gathered in the pretty riverside village of Le Thoureil to celebrate life on the river.

Spend the night on the river Loire in a traditional wooden boat

Fancy sleeping on a boat on the river, moored in one of the prettiest riverside villages in the Loire valley?