The Loire Valley is a major tourist destination within France. The Loire Valley embraces extensive parts of two central and western French regions: Renowned for its world-famous chateaux, such as the Châteaux Amboise, Château de Villandry, Azay-le-Rideau, Chambord, Châteaux du Pin and Chenonceau.
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Chambord is a town in Loir-et-Cher in France. It is famous for the royal Château de Chambord.
Chinon is a city in the departement of Indre-et-Loire on the Loire Valley. It was in Chinon’s remarkable medieval fortress that Joan of Arc recognised a disguised Charles VII as the future king of France.