Pays de la Loire

How to spend a weekend in Nantes, Pays de La Loire

Written by on April 16, 2019 in Pays de la Loire
How to spend a weekend in Nantes, Pays de La Loire

Situated in southwest France, in the department of Loire-Atlantique, region Pays de la Loire, Nantes was once the capital of Brittany. It was independent from France and home to one of the country’s largest ports. Although not directly accessed by the sea, the city’s strategic historic location on the confluence of the Loire and Erdre […]

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Where to eat out in Le Mans, France

Written by on April 4, 2019 in Pays de la Loire
Where to eat out in Le Mans, France

The food scene in Le Mans catches most people out – in a good way! If you thought Le Mans was a town you go to just to watch a world-famous race, think again. There’s lots to see and do here and you might be suprised to learn it has one of the prettiest medieval […]

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What to see and do in Le Mans, France

Written by on March 27, 2019 in Pays de la Loire
What to see and do in Le Mans, France

Discover the secrets and charms of Le Mans – it’s a town you shouldn’t race through…. More than a quarter of a million people head to the small city of Le Mans in the department of Sarthe, Pays de La Loire each June for the epic Le Mans 24 Hours – one of the most […]

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Cycling in the Pays de la Loire

Written by on March 14, 2019 in Pays de la Loire
Cycling in the Pays de la Loire

France offers a vast network of cycle routes across all regions, with some of the best of them in the Pays de la Loire region. With 2,800km of cycle routes, the Pays de la Loire really does offer something for all levels of riders. In 2018 the Grand Depart of the Tour de France was […]

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Things for families to do in the Pays de la Loire, France

Written by on March 13, 2019 in Pays de la Loire
Things for families to do in the Pays de la Loire, France

The vast and varied region of Pays de la Loire (Atlantic Loire Valley) is a fabulous holiday destination when you have the kids in tow, from its crazy cultural attractions to endless cycling and watersports. It’s home to zoos, interactive museums, giant mechanical creatures to ride, a world-famous race track and France’s second most-visited amusement […]

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Camping Guide to the Pays-de la Loire

Written by on December 21, 2018 in Camping and Caravanning, Pays de la Loire
Camping Guide to the Pays-de la Loire

The Pays de la Loire is one of the best kept camping secrets of France. Long a favourite with the French it’s only really started to be discovered by savvy holiday makers relatively recently. Nestling in the south west corner of France along the Atlantic coast, it’s a place of vineyards, sensational seaside resorts, historic […]

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Laval, Mayenne Pays de la Loire

Written by on July 18, 2018 in Pays de la Loire
Laval, Mayenne Pays de la Loire

The department of Mayenne is in the Pays de la Loire and its capital is Laval. It’s the sort of town where you immediately feel you can relax and chill out, a little bit sleepy, a lot friendly. There are excellent restaurants serving fabulous local produce, one of the best markets in France, chateaux galore […]

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Robert Tatin museum Mayenne | Weird whacky and wonderful

Written by on March 19, 2018 in Art and Artists, Pays de la Loire
Robert Tatin museum Mayenne | Weird whacky and wonderful

Robert Tatin was an extraordinary French artist whose home in the lush department of Mayenne, Pays de la Loire in north west France, became a museum. You may never have heard of him but once you see his house and art, you’re unlikely to forget it. Robert Tatin Robert Tatin was born in 1902 in […]

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What to see and do in Saumur Loire Valley

Written by on January 31, 2018 in Pays de la Loire
What to see and do in Saumur Loire Valley

Saumur is a tranquil sort of town with a friendly ambience. It’s a great place for those who love culture, history, beautiful architecture, wine and great French cuisine. And, let’s face it, it doesn’t get much more tempting than that does it?! History of Saumur 5000 years ago there were settlers here and just 2km […]

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How to spend a weekend in Angers in the Loire Valley

Written by on August 10, 2017 in Pays de la Loire
How to spend a weekend in Angers in the Loire Valley

This buzzing city of more than 150,000 souls is highly regarded as urban friendly, full of fun, lively with festivals and street theatre. It’s certainly worthy of its accolade as one of the greenest cities in France. It also has a multi-era legacy of stunning architecture; a history that saw it as the pre-Revolution capital […]

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