5 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

5 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Loire Valley trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Tours
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Angers
— 2 nights
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Tours

— 2 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Tours side-trips: Amboise (Balloon Rides, Chateau Royal d'Amboise, &more), Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois) and Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cathedrale Saint-Gatien and step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tours trip itinerary planning tool.

Porto, Portugal to Tours is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Tours is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Tours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Angers.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Angers

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Le Cadre Noir, then take an in-depth tour of Musee des Blindes, and then do a tasting at Caves Louis de Grenelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers, then get in on the family fun at Terra Botanica, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Maurice d'Angers.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Angers holiday website.

Traveling by car from Tours to Angers takes 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Angers

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip