LOIRE VALLEY – motoring tour

In this programme you’ll be travelling around Orleans ( south west of Paris and on France’s greatest river – the Loire – and on westwards towards the Atlantic. Orleans is where Joan of Arc led her successful campaign against the English occupation of parts of France in medieval times and before she was burned at the stake. Equestrian activities too on the banks of the Loire. The historic and beautiful Chateau de Sully. Quality local dining – magic and escapology museum – the Chateaux of Chambord and Amboise where Francois 1st lived. Francois lured Leonardo da Vinci to live his final years here and Leonardo died here in 1519. Duration 14’22”