Loire Valley
Five Reasons to Visit Loire Valley with Your Family
Kathy Stewart | Feb 20, 2014
Listed | 5 Reasons

Before you check out the slideshow and find out just what makes the Loire Valley such a perfect destination for families, a b more...

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Reading for the Road: Books About Loire Valley
Dave Bowden | Aug 28, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Many of these works capture the special qualities of a particular region and will provide you a much deeper sense of history more...

Loire Valley
Recipes from the Road:
Tarte Tatin
B&R Staff | May 3, 2013
Eat + Drink | Recipes

As they didn’t have an oven, the Tatin sisters had to cook this classic French apple tart on a stove. more...

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Cuisine 101: Loire Valley Cuisine
Olivier Maillard | May 3, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

Known as "the garden of France" and famous for its gastronomy and douceur (mildness), the cuisine of the Loire Valley has muc more...

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Vines 101: Loire Valley Wine
Olivier Maillard | Apr 25, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Wine has always been part of life here; Henri IV is reputed to have said of a Loire wine... more...

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A (Brief) Look at
Loire Valley History
Jerome Bore | Apr 24, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Dotted with châteaux (castles) and besought by war, the history of the Loire Valley is long and involved. more...

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Globe and Mail: Castles in the Loire Valley
Kathy Stewart | Apr 7, 2012
Accolades | Media Mentions

There's a castle in my bike's side-view mirror. But it's not just any castle. It's the castle said to have inspired the tale more...


Grand chateaux, centuries of history,
and the cuisine? Epicurean heaven.
There’s a reason it’s called
“the valley of kings.”

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