5 reasons to
choose loire
valley region

Map Loire Valley Region

A Parisian

Centre-Loire valley region has many advantages, including its proximity to Paris, quickly accessible and by many means of transport.

Stay connected with the whole world

  • 2 international airports.
  • 25 millions consumers within 2h.
  • 1st french motorway hub in all directions to France and Europe.
  • 3h by road from all major economic pools.
reason 1
reason 2

A dynamically developing digital ecosystem

  • A network of start-up facilities in the whole region.
  • 3 Flagship sites to drive digital innovation : Lab'O (Orléans), MAME (Tours), CM101 (Chartres)
  • 11 incubators to assist startups with the process of establishing their business and dealing with all of the challenges and obstacles faced by young, emerging commercial entities.

A dynamic and open regional economy

  • 3rd place for industrial jobs.
  • A leading Region in key industries.
  • 540 international companies.
  • 1st region for medicine and cosmetic production in France.
  • A strong private research (75 % of all R&D investments).
reason 3
reason 4

We invented “the French art de vivre”

  • The Loire Valley: 280 km route labelled “ Unesco world heritage”, 666 monuments and 65 museums the Loire Valley by bike, 1 million cyclists a year.
  • 3rd French wine region, a famous and tasty gastronomy (tarte Tatin, lentille verte du Berry, crottin de Chavignol…).
  • Major leisure and nature resorts: Zoo Park of Beauval, 1 million visitors a year, Center Parcs , Parc naturel régional de la Brenne.
  • 3rd place in France for sports equipments share.

An attractive advantage

  • in terms of wages, land, estate versus all major regional capital cities.
reason 5

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