Saturday, 6 August 2022

Shopping in the Loire Valley

The City of Tours, and smaller towns like Amboise, Azay le Rideau, Chinon, Blois and Loches have a nice selection of independent boutiques selling fashion (new and second-hand), lingerie, fashion accessories, leather goods, household linen, kitchenware, jewellery, cosmetics, wine, cheese, baked goods, art, antiques and flowers. If you would like to spend a half day shopping for unique gifts and souvenirs just let us know and we can plan an itinerary for you.

Kitchenware shop, Loches, Indre et Loire, France. Photo by Loire Valley Time Travel.
Kitchenware shop in Loches.


To enquire about our private guided tours of chateaux, wineries, markets and more email us or use our contact form. More tour ideas can be found on the Loire Valley Time Travel website. If you would like an idea of how your tour might look and sound, please check out our YouTube channel.

Friday, 29 July 2022

First Estonian Clients

Estonian family in France. Photo by Loire Valley Time Travel.

Recently we had our first Estonian clients, a charming family who gave us some delicious Estonian praline at the end of their tour.

Monday, 25 July 2022

Photo Opportunities in the Loire Valley

Visiting the Loire Valley chateaux gives you many opportunities for wonderful arty photographic shots. If you are a keen photographer let us know and we will build plenty of photo opportunities into your tour.

View through a leaded window in the Chateau Royal d'Amboise, Indre et Loire, France. Photo by Loire Valley Time Travel.