Saturday, 17 February 2018

The Loire Valley in the spring - a great time to visit




Our beautiful region is a joy at any time of year but is especially delightful in springtime when the gardens of the towns and cities and the glorious chateau come alive with colour.




Blossom on Rue Saint-Martin in Le Grand-Pressigny




The public gardens at Loches




The public gardens at Descartes


Open countryside in Southern Touraine















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Thursday, 15 February 2018

Something for the weekend - Saffron Fair at Preuilly-sur-Claise

Saffron Fair

There will be thirty-five exhibitors with saffron of course being the star but it will be surrounded by various local products such as rabbit, foie gras, cheese and cold cuts. There will be an offer of free tastings.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Tuesday for towns in Centre-Val de Loire - Saint Valentin



Today I felt we should feature the small village of Saint Valentin in the department of Indre (36) with tomorrow being Saint Valentine's day. There is not a lot to the village but it comes alive around this time of year, for obvious reasons.