Château du Clos Lucé

Léonardo da Vinci and France

At the invitation of King François I, Leonardo da Vinci left Italy for France in autumn 1516, making his home in the Château du Clos Lucé.

In one place, discover the entire universe of Leonardo da Vinci, painter and architect.

Since June 2021, the 2 new additional Leonardo da Vinci galleries focus on his approach to architecture and painting and help us understanding his genius

Le vignoble du Val de Loire

Travel The loire Valley wines route

The Loire Valley , greatest site registered in France to « Patrimoine Mondial de l’UNESCO »,  is also the third tourism and wine region – in appellation – and has the longest wine Route.

Château de Montpoupon

Nature and Hunting Fair

Sunday, 30st August 2020
Cultural event with the program :
Mass with many horn players, drag hunting demonstration, equestrian shows, more than 300 hounds and horses, hunting museum ….

Saumur Cadre Noir

The academic show « Au cœur du Grand Manège »

Friday 20th May 2022 – 9pm
Saturday 21st May 2022 – 9pm
Sunday 22th May – 2022 4pm
Friday 16th September 2022 – 9pm
Saturday 17th September 2022 – 9pm
Sunday 28th September 2022 – 4pm
Discover the history of the Cadre noir and the French academic horse riding in the heart of the Grand Manege.


The Gardens of Villandry

The gardens of Villandry welcome you all year around.
Ever since the construction of the Chateau of Villandry in 1532, outstanding gardens have embellished the building.
The sober elegance of its architecture combined with the charm of its outstanding gardens make this one of the jewels of world heritage.
Come and explore the ornamental gardens, The Water garden, the Sun Garden, the Maze, the Kitchen Garden, the herb Garden …

Saumur Cadre Noir

The Musical show
Friday 21st October 2022 – 9pm
Saturday 22th October 2022 – 9pm
Sunday 23th October 2022 – 4pm
Academic horse riding and live music linked together during this fantastic closing show.