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Introduction

French Countryside outside Amboise, Loire Valley, France

French Countryside outside Amboise, Loire Valley, France

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Centre is the name of one of the most central (what's in a name) regions in France and has about 2.5 million inhabitants. The largest city is Tours, while Orléans is the capital.

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Sights and Activities

The Loire Valley with numerous castles (chateaux) is the big draw here.

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Events and Festivals

Chateau Chambord, Loire Valley, France

Chateau Chambord, Loire Valley, France

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Getting There

By Plane

Tours Val de Loire Airport (TUF) has flights with Ryanair to/from Dublin, London, Marseille and Porto.
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Paris Orly Airport are not far from the Centre region (about an hour from its northern borders) and have one of the biggest choices anywhere in Europe.

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Sleep

Azay-Rideau, Chateau, Loire Valley, France

Azay-Rideau, Chateau, Loire Valley, France

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