Things to do


Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Getting to the Loire Valley

By Car

Paris to Blois: 183 km

Paris to Bourges: 227 km

Paris to Chartres: 89 km

Paris to Châteauroux: 253 km

Paris to Orléans: 117 km

Paris to Tours: 235 km

Further information on getting to the Loire Valley by car is available here (External link).

By Train

Paris to Tours: 1hour 10minutes on the high-speed TGV (External link)train.

Inter-city Corail (External link) trains (French only) connect Paris to the Loire Valley’s other towns.

Paris to Chartres: 1 hour 5 minutes

Paris to Orléans: 1 hour

Paris to Blois: 1 hour 35 minutes

Paris to Bourges: 1 hour 50 minutes

Paris to Châteauroux: 2 hours 10 minutes

By Plane

Flights are available from New York’s JFK airport to Tours Airport (External link)via London.

Loire Valley