Discover pet-friendly hotels in the Loire Valley, France

Could the Loire Valley be heaven on earth? The mediaeval monarchs certainly thought so, treating the rich countryside as their pastoral playground. Sun-kissed vineyards have earned the region respect as a stellar wine producer, and the local restaurants turn out memorable meals: grilled sardines, andouille sausage, coarse rillettes, and similar seducers. Having unwrapped some of the area’s obvious charms, we’ll hint at some of its secrets: mysterious caves, artistic fans, and see-to-believe tapestries…