on in April in the Loire Valley, France
During April the
days begin to get longer and the
around 20°C. You
can have misty starts to the morning clearing away quickly to give
very pleasant days and nights. There will be the odd days of rain
but rarely for long periods. It is a good
time to visit as there are fewer tourists around!
Sunrise around 7.30am, sunset around 6.30pm.
'Muguet' at Chateau de Chenonceau
Visit the tulip display at
Chateau de Cheverny
You can see more pics.
here on our blog
During the Easter weekend (15th 16th &
17th April) many of the major chateaux of the Loire Valley offer egg
treasure hunts for children, of all ages!
with its magical setting may just get our vote as the place to be.
with egg hunts this Easter weekend in the Loire Valley:
Château de Valençay
Château de Meung-sur-Loire
Château de La Ferté St Aubin
Château de La Bussière
Château de Chambord
Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire
Clos Lucé park in Amboise
Château de Montgeoffroy
20th of April to 5th of November 2017
The 26th International Garden Festival on the theme of
Fêtes de Jeanne d’Arc,
Ile Charlemagne and sites within the city : commemoration of the liberation of Orleans by Joan of Arc, with festival and medieval market, concerts, sounds and lights, parties, fashion shows.
Nocturne show: a special sound effects and huge
projection festival in the Blois Château Royal court.
Simultaneous translation in 9 languages with audio-language device
Every evening from the 1st of April to the
24th of September (except on the 21st of June and on the 13th of
July). In April, May and September at 10:00 p.m. In
June, July and August at 10:30 p.m.