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  • Perfect

    "I was skeptical, but my husband really wanted to stay here. I was wrong. Apartment is fantastic! High ceilings, seperate bedroom, washer and dryer, dishwasher, tons of seating with huge dining table, toilet is seperate bathroom from shower and sink area which was great! Huge windows open to neighborhood below, location can't be beat and great price make renting this apartment a no brainer. Next to locals market with butcher, cheese shop, wine shops and bakeries. Steps from metro. Within a mile of tons of tourist attractions. Right on the river. Amazing restaurants and bars below, even a Michelin star restaurant a mile away. Everything is so close to the apartment that we were able to walk to everything the entire week we were in Paris and were easily able to jump on metro when we were tired. Safe building, friendly tenants and Alexandre was great! Highly recommend!!!"
    Guest: Kendra M. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 22, 2014
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  • Perfect!

    "My husband and I enjoyed Aarti's apartment for 9 days in late March 2015. Exactly as the pics show- though the view is much more special! That balcony is a great bonus when returning from a say of sightseeing. You still come home to a view! The metro connection, steps away, was perfect to get us all over Paris quickly and smoothly. There is a Monoprix on the corner to stock the apartment with food, wine and anything else you may need. Aarti has though of all the amenities you may need to feel like a local (wine key!, flower vase, cooking basics, etc.). Outdoor market twice a week in front on the apartment- not too touristy, very authentic! Great creperie down the street, and the Eiffel Tower is less than a ten minute walk! The owner was very thoughtful with her restaurant and shop recommendations, and the driver, Claude, a great way to introduce you to Paris and get you to the apartment without any thought. We look forward to returning already. Did I mention it is a STELLAR deal? Book it already! Merci beaucoup Aarti!"
    Guest: The Fentons Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 15, 2015
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Centre-Loire Valley Travel Tips

Beautiful Centre Loire Valley Vacation Rentals

The Centre Loire Valley lies just to the southwest of Paris and is one of France's most picturesque and popular tourist regions. Lazy winding rivers, vineyards and magnificent castles dot the landscape. It's a great destination to unwind and enjoy a slower paced lifestyle.

Getting to Centre Loire Valley Accommodations

The main access city to the region is Paris. Charles de Gaulle is the primary international airport and many regional flights fly into Orly. Many travelers from the United Kingdom use the Eurostar high-speed chunnel train that runs between Paris and London. From Paris, there is an extensive rail network with a regular schedule of high-speed trains that provide easy access to the region. The roads are well maintained and driving from Paris on the motorway to most towns in the Centre Loire Valley region takes between two and four hours. The region also has many bike paths and this is a great way to explore the Loire Valley. The terrain is relatively flat and you can ride from one town to the next along the southern banks of the Loire River enjoying the beautiful scenery along the way.

Enjoy the Leisurely Lifestyle of the French Countryside

The Centre Loire Valley attracts travelers that enjoy wine, landscapes, chateaux and historic architecture and those who want a vacation that has a relaxed pace. Many of the Centre Loire Valley vacation rentals are old stone farm houses set among the vineyards, or magnificent villas which overlook the river valley. Far from the modern glitzy-style city hotels, here you will really feel as though you are living the French lifestyle when on vacation. Almost all of the vacation rentals are characterized by a distinctive French elegance that makes you feel like royalty even if they are simple stone cottages. The romantic lifestyle is perfect for honeymooners or older couples celebrating a special anniversary. Stroll down the street and get a fresh baguette or croissants for breakfast and smell the welcoming aroma of fresh coffee brewing.

Exploring the Centre Loire Valley

The region has a rich cultural heritage with as many legends as there are castles and magnificent cathedrals. To truly be able to absorb all the historical sites, join up with a guided day tour in the various cities or arm yourself with a detailed guidebook before setting out on your explorations.

For those interested in the architecture and culture near Centre Loire Valley villas, you won't be disappointed. The Loire River dominates the landscape and in the grand stretch between Sancerre and Angers, there is such a high concentration of castles, palaces and mansions that the entire region has now been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unless you're staying a while, it's nearly impossible to visit all the sites. Rather, pack a picnic basket filled with tasty local cheeses and wine and visit a few at a more leisurely pace.

Chatre is a small town, famous for its beautiful cathedral with its magnificent rose-stained glass windows. Wine enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the region of Touraine, well known for its Chenin Blanc, Savignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc cultivars. The area is also famous for its tasty goat cheese; because of its beauty, it has been nicknamed the "garden of France." One of France's most famous chateaux can be seen in Chenonceau and the area has a well developed tourist industry. The towns of Blois and Amboise are also worth visiting. The beautiful architecture will make you feel as though you have stepped back in time.

Best Time to Visit the Centre Loire Valley in France

Summertime is undoubtedly the best time of year to visit the region but in the peak season, from June to the end of August, it can get exceptionally busy. A way to avoid the crowds is to explore some of the Loire's tributaries and quieter secondary roads. In the spring during April and May, the valleys become a mass of green as the new shoots start to sprout on the vines. In the autumn, when the vines turn red and golden hues, you can capture some superb photographs.

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