7 reasons to choose the Centre-Loire Valley region

> A preserved setting inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List

> An available and attractive housing stock
> Family-dedicated infrastructures
> An extensive and accessible transport network
> A rich cultural life 

Just 1 hour south of Paris, in the heart of the Loire Valley, the Centre-Loire valley region is located in an exceptional environment, renowned for its Loire Châteaux, its art of living, and much more. Go on - give in to temptation! 

Centre-Loire valley - region of the future, where the living is good

The No. 4 French region in terms of area (39,151 km²), Centre-Loire valley is a region firmly focused on modernity, with a population comprising an increasing number of working people, drawn by an outstanding quality of life:​

  • an available and attractive housing stock
  • a rich cultural life: 2 national theatres, 65 museums, entertainment venues, festivals all year round such as BD Boum in Blois, Orléans’Jazz, etc.
  • family-dedicated infrastructures: Over 300 crèches and nurseries, almost 300 secondary schools, over 180 sixth-form colleges, etc.
  • lively student life: Around 60,000 students choose the Centre-Loire valley region each year
  • major transport networks which make life easier for the region's inhabitants: motorway (9 motorways run through the Centre region), railway (TGV - High Speed Train - connections, almost 400 regional trains a day), air transport (1 passenger airport in Tours, various airfields), urban transport (bus, trams in Orléans and Tours), etc.

Loire Festival 2013 

Did you know ?

110 products are inscribed on the Inventory of culinary heritage of the Centre-Loire valley region.

  • world-renowned gastronomic heritage (tarte Tatin, "poire tapée" pear speciality, green Berry lentils, Tours nougat, Selles-sur Cher and Crottin de Chavignol goat's cheeses, etc.).
    France's No.3 wine-making region and the country's leading region for still white wines, the Loire Valley offers a wide selection of quality wines (Saumur, Chinon, Bourgueil, Vouvray, Touraine, Sancerre, etc.



Logistical region
Strong industry
International attractiveness
Available expertise
Recognised R&D

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