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Château de Brissac – 21st Christmas Market

For the 21st consecutive year, Father Christmas and 60 craftsmen and women will come together in the fairytale setting of the Château de Brissac on the theme of “Christmas in an enchanted forest” amid a decor of Christmas trees and garlands, and the scent of brioches, hot chocolate and mulled wine. Under the Venetian chandeliers of the Grand Salon and the painted ceilings of the imposing Salle des Gardes, artisans from all over France will proudly display their wooden toys, decorative items and valuable china to the delight of the chateau’s younger visitors. Copyright Château de Brissac

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©F.Colin/CRT Centre Val de Loire - Chateau of Valencay


It was in 1803 that Talleyrand acquired the Château de Valençay at the request of Napoleon, to enable the emperor to receive European dignitaries with the appropriate pomp and ceremony. Located in...

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Rendez-vous in the Loire Valley

Loire Valley : A recognized region

The Loire Valley, with a length of 280 km and covering 800 km2 from Sully-sur-Loire (Loiret) to Chalonnes-sur-Loire (Anjou) has been the largest site in France ever to...

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