Loire

Days out in Loire

Days in in Loire, Doué Zoo

Doué Zoo

Children always love a visit to the zoo. At Doué la Fontaine, they can experience the animals roaming free. Don't miss the “Madagascar” exhibit, home to fluffy lemurs, or the rare Sumatran tigers which reside in “The Asian Zone”.

Zoo Parc de Beauval

Zoo Parc de Beauval

Considered by many to be the finest in France, this zoo park in St Aignan allows you to see more than 4,000 wild creatures, many of the more docile roaming free in parkland that has been landscaped to recreate their African homeland.

Romorantin-Lanthenay

Romorantin-Lanthenay

Once a centre of the fabric industry, but more recently car-making, this beautiful old town has a wealth of ancient buildings, many of which can be found around the River Sauldre. Museums detail local life and pre-historic artefacts and there’s also an exhibition of French cars and an aquarium.

Parc Floral de la Source

Parc Floral de la Source

This UNESCO World Heritage Site comprises ten themed gardens, together with a host of butterflies, donkeys, sheep and birds that will keep younger visitors amused for hours.

Days out in Loire, Le Puy du Fou themepark

Le Puy du Fou

This ruined renaissance château is the perfect setting for son et lumière performances. There is an 18th Century village, a theme park and botanical gardens.

Days out in Loire, Futuroscope

Futuroscope

A different kind of leisure park experience. Unique in its kind in Europe with stunning ultra-modern buildings, Futuroscope propose 25 original experiences, films in giant format, thrill-filled attractions, 3D rides with 4D effects, games, live shows, open-air activities, and a wonderful evening show included in the price of the entry ticket....