D. Darrault - CRT Centre-Val de Loire

Around the Loir Valley

Cycle along the “Around the Loir Valley” circuits and discover the diverse landscapes of Vendômois! Located between the Perche, Petite Beauce and Loir Valley areas, uncover nature at its finest for a real change of scene. Wander through the streets of Vendôme, revelling in the delights of this accredited Art and History town. In Ronsard’s hometown, set your inspiration free by visiting the Possonnière manor, childhood home of the “prince of poets” at Couture-sur-Loir. Stop off at the commandery in Arville, founded in the early 12th Century by the Templars, experiencing the order of the Temple for yourself through its scenography or its big summer medieval show. Even if you don’t manage to solve the mystery of the Templars’ treasure, you’re sure to find countless hidden gems in this charming valley.