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Inside Background
The Loire Valley region was often called “the Garden of France.” It is a region...
Last edited: 21 July 2006
Today the Loire Valley might seem like one of the most peaceful places in...
Last edited: 21 July 2006
The region of the Loire Valley had a long, long history and it is the site of...
Last edited: 21 July 2006
Feast of Joan of Arc - April 29  - May 8 2013 - parades, concerts, Medieval...
Last edited: 12 February 2013
The troglodytic dwellings (a troglodyte nominating, according to the...
Last edited: 11 February 2011
Inside Things to Do
Bonjour After 2 years of beautiful restoration the Royal Fortress of Chinon is...
Last edited: 29 March 2009
Well run small tours in the area around Tours in the Loire. Friendly guide who...
Last edited: 09 September 2010
Inside France: For Foreign Visitors
Being part of the Eurozone, France uses the Euro as its currency. The euro is...
Last edited: 11 September 2016
Border crossings France is a member state of the Schengen area (see here) and...
Last edited: 07 January 2012
In case of emergency, call SAMU (medical emergencies): 15 Police emergency: 17...
Last edited: 30 April 2006
Here are some useful phrases to get you started: ENGLISH   FRENCH...
Last edited: 02 June 2016
There are telecartes (phonecards) available at tabacs (tobacco shops) all over...
Last edited: 12 July 2016
RESTAURANTS In France, you will always find a service charge on your bill...
Last edited: 19 July 2016
Before you drive in France, ensure that you have a High Visibilty Jacket for...
Last edited: 07 July 2013
For anyone with asthma or allergies, a trip to France in the past would quickly...
Last edited: 22 February 2015
A Self drive experience from Paris to Strasbourg via Normandy, Loire Valley...
Last edited: 06 May 2015