7 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

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Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Tours
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Tours
— 3 nights
Drive
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Angers
— 3 nights
Drive to Nantes Atlantique Airport, Fly to Oslo

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Tours — 3 nights

Garden of France

Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chambord (Domaine National de Chambord, Chateau de Chambord, &more), Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois) and Amboise (Chateau Royal d'Amboise, Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, &more). It doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Saint-Gatien and steep yourself in history at Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tours route planner.

Oslo, Norway to Tours is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oslo in April: high temperatures in Tours hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Angers.
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Angers — 3 nights

City of Flowers

Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Angers: Saumur (Chateau de Saumur, Musee des Blindes, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers, pause for some photo ops at Maison d'Adam, find something for the whole family at Terra Botanica, and admire the masterpieces at Galerie David d'Angers.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Angers trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Tours to Angers in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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