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Loir-et-Cher is a French department located in the Centre-Val de Loire region, slightly southwest of Paris. This destination has 24 visitable castles, including the very prestigious, the magnificent, the flamboyant Château de Chambord. Blois is reaching out to you. This city with its obscure history will never cease to amaze you as you discover its history and richness. First of all, the sublime view of the Loire crossed by the Blois bridge with the Saint-Louis cathedral and the royal castle of Blois in the background, all this is of a beauty to take your jaw off it. Then, the intrigues, the urban myths and the old stones from which the fascinating air of the Middle Ages still emanates, will keep you on your toes until you have the opportunity to discover another undeniable richness of the Loir-et-Cher: its cuisine. But let's not forget that this destination also offers us the sublime Beauval Zoo and Cheverny Castle!

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When to leave? All year round, you can visit the Loir-et-Cher! You will be amazed by the sumptuous castles. You can go down to the cellars and taste several wines produced and appreciated in the Loir-et-Cher such as Touraine, Valençay and Cheverny. Let's not forget the magnificent Beauval Zoo. And all year round, this destination will delight you with its local and regional dishes such as the legendary Tatin tart, the delicate Nançay shortbread, the generous beuchelle, the fruity strawberry liqueur... In short, all year round you will be delighted

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When to leave? All year round, you can visit the Loir-et-Cher! You will be amazed by the sumptuous castles. You can g...
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