LOIRE VALLEY, 3rd FRENCH WINE-GROWING REGION
Alongside the royal river the Loire and its tribaturies the Thouet, Aubance, Layon … The emblematic grape variety of the Loire Valley, the Chenin Blanc, fully express its character over tuffeau stone and schist land. Discover and enjoy The Loire Valley wine-growing region that gathers a large variety of climates and soils generating a wide variety of wines with an impressive aromatic richness. Go back and forth through the Loire Valley wine routes and get close to the authenticity and the French art de vivre.
ANGERS, CAPITAL OF THE DUKES OF ANJOU
The city is hosting one of the 22 Loire Valley Chateaux designated as part of the UNESCO world heritage site. In the very heart of the coty, you can’t miss the remarkable citadel. Punctuated by 17 towers, the massive medieval fortifications in schist and limestone (built from 1230 onwards) stretch for almost 500 metres. Besides, the castle houses a treasure : the Tapestry of the Apocalypse which, owing to how it was made, its size and age, is a major piece of medieval art.