The breadbasket of France, with mountainous terrain and volcanoes, come and discover the châteaux of the Loire Valley and don't miss the famous Benedictine station in Limoges, rightfully nicknamed
"the most beautiful station in Europe"!
The first covered station in France, topped by a 78-metre high bell tower. It links Paris to Limoges.
The Chambord Castle
It is the most extensive of the Loire châteaux, built under François 1st who used it as a hunting lodge.
It is known as the "Ladies' château" as the favoured Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici lived here.
The church overlooks Mount Cornadore, where Saint Nectaire sought to evangelise. OR It is renowned for its hazelnut-tasting cheese.
Château de Val
Situated on a rock, 30 metres high, overlooking the Bort-les-Orgues reservoir.
It is home to a doorway comprising 24 statues and 300 figures, a spire reaching over 100m and 2 bell towers.
Did you know?
The Garabit viaduct was built by Eiffel and Boyer in the 19th century. It is 123 metres high and 564 metres long. This railway viaduct links up the train route from Béziers to Neussargues, which is also known as the Causses line.