France’s Loire River

The Loire River, gliding gently east to west, separating northern from southern France, has come to define this popular tourist region. The value of this river and the valley's prime location, in the center of the country just south of Paris, have made the Loire a strategic prize for centuries — hence all the castles.

Watch the full episode: France's Loire: Château Country

Be there: Join us on a Loire to the South of France in 13 Days tour