The Centre

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"!

Limoges Station

The first covered station in France, topped by a 78-metre high bell tower. It links Paris to Limoges.

Since
1856

The Chambord Castle

It is the most extensive of the Loire châteaux, built under François 1st who used it as a hunting lodge.

Built in
1519
Leonardo da Vinci's
double spiral staircase

Chenonceau Castle

It is known as the "Ladies' château" as the favoured Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici lived here.

Built in
1513
The must-see castle
in the Loire Valley

Saint-Nectaire Village

The church overlooks Mount Cornadore, where Saint Nectaire sought to evangelise. OR It is renowned for its hazelnut-tasting cheese.

12th century
romanesque church
Auvergne Vocalnoes
Regional Nature Park

Château de Val

Situated on a rock, 30 metres high, overlooking the Bort-les-Orgues reservoir.

Built in
the 15th century
Used for exhibitions
& concerts

Chartres Cathedral

It is home to a doorway comprising 24 statues and 300 figures, a spire reaching over 100m and 2 bell towers.

2500 m2
of stained glass windows
A UNESCO
world heritage site

De l’électricité dans l’eau !

Blop-Blop ! Actionne l’écluse toi-même en appuyant sur les différents boutons et deviens le maître de l’eau.

Sacré bleu !

Turn the cubes to constitute 4 stained-glass windows of the cathedral of Chartres!

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.