"Chateaux of the Loire Valley" is quite interesting and has some nice photos. It gives a lot of information on the most prominent chateaux of the region and their description along with the interesting bits of history. The book also contains the map, chronology of the most important facts of French history and the genealogy of the French kings/5(45). Chateaux of the Loire by Philippe Seydoux () out of 5 stars 3. Hardcover. $ Next. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to /5(6). 52 rows The Châteaux of the Loire Valley (French: Châteaux de la Loire) are part of the Architectural style(s): French . The Loire Valley is also known for its outstanding wines (red, white, rosé and sparkling) and lively, sophisticated cities, including Orléans, Blois, Tours and Angers – yet more reasons why the entire area is an enormous Unesco World Heritage Site.
Situated in the small village of Vernoil-le-Fourrier in the heart of the Loire Valley near Saumur this magnificent 19th Century Chateau was built in the romantic architectural style of the Louis-Philippe period, externally the Chateau is built in the bright tuffeau stone found in the area decorated with ornate sculptures, carvings and magnificent luminous windows, ‘oeil de boeuf’ . Great book with excellent write-ups, histories and most of all fantastic photos of all the various Chateaux of the Loire Valley. A great addition to any coffee table, especially if you are interested in this region of s: Discover the alluring charms of the Loire Valley on a small groups tour to France. Relish an intimate look around one of the region's most historically significant castles, sample distinctive wines from a rising star of the French vintnery scene, and enjoy accommodation in a prestigious 5-Star hotel, which is of course another Château. This is a sensational book. Lavishly illustrated, brilliantly written, informative, fascinating and highly entertaining. I have a small collection of books on castles and this became an instant favorite from the moment I opened it. I recommend this book unreservedly to lovers of history, chateaux and romance/5(6).
The world-famous chateaux of the Loire attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. In this book, the photographer Robert Polidori has captured more than seventy of them in unique pictures. He depicts the Chateau of Blois in its imposing beauty, the original fortifications in Chinon and Angers, and the Magnificent Azay-le-Rideau. It goes without saying that the . This book is a good supplement to a more detailed travel guide on the Loire Valley as well as the Burgundy region. There are four road trips detailed in this book: Chateaux of the Loire (5 days), Caves & Cellars of the Loire (3 days), Medieval Burgundy (6 days) and Route des Grands Crus (for the wine lover) (2 days)/5(33). I have seven books on the Loire Chateaux's. This one became my favourite! It has good texts and glorious photographs of the castles, including magnificent photos of Chambord (but of lesser known castles, also). It is a truly photographic book with panoramic photos! I would say that it is a book that offers to the eye the pleasure of the /5(6). The Loire Valley is a charming and magical region in France, and you can easily spend months exploring its beauty. However for most that is not possible. So instead, two or three days in the Loire Valley region is a good amount of time to get a nice glimpse of the area and see the popular châteaux without getting burnt-out.