From castles to kings to vintage cars, this weeklong Loire Valley adventure is a recipe for family fun.
7 days/6 nightsNight 1: Hotel Mercure
Located in the center of Blois facing the Loire River, Hotel Mercure is just a five-minute walk away from the old part of Blois and 10 minutes from the chateau and the Maison de la Magie house of magic. With modern architecture, the hotel features the Quai St Jean restaurant, as well as a bar, swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, and steam bath.
Night 2: Château de Pray
Resembling a tower-flanked castle on the Rhine, Château de Pray lies in the heart of the prestigious Loire Châteaux Region. This 16th century Renaissance château houses antlers, hunting trophies, and a paneled drawing room with a fireplace and a collection of antique oils.
This modern hotel offers comfortable rooms, and great views of the town of Loches. At the end of your day, enjoy a glass of wine in the hotel's restaurant, or take a dip in the indoor pool.
Nights 4 & 5: Hotel le Grand Monarque
In the heart of La Vallee des Rois, a registered UNESCO world heritage site, sits Hotel le Grand Monarque. This hotel-restaurant offers you a charming stay and relaxation. During your stay, you will discover its enchantment, great comfort, an art of living, and genuine French cuisine.
Night 6: Château de Beaulieu
Recognized for the beauty and charm of its 18th-century architecture, Château de Beaulieu has been named a Monument Historique. The rooms of this château are beautifully decorated in charming French style. You’ll be a few steps away from the banks of the River Loire, and close to the lovely old town of Saumur.