Loir-et-Cher is a popular department in the Centre region where you can find many holiday cottages Loir-et-Cher. The department is a part of the section which is a UNESCO world heritage site in the Loire valley and which is situated between Tours and Orleans. Loir-et-Cher has many châteaux which can be explored and the Château de Blois and the Château de Chambord, which is the most visited château, are very popular attractions to visit while staying at holiday cottages Loir-et-Cher. The Château de Blois has been home to several kings, while the Château de Chambord has wonderful symmetrical architecture, in which Leonardo da Vinci had some input in its design. The castle was originally used as a hunting lodge by King Francois I because of its vast grounds and game reserve, which can still be explored today.
The rivers and countryside surrounding Loir-et-Cher holiday rentals also give the perfect opportunity to try some outdoor activities like walking and cycling. Saint-Dyé-su-Loire is a great village to walk through to see it's ancient fortifications and sweet medieval houses. If you're on a family holiday though, you could take a day trip to the south of the department to visit the Beauval ZooPark which is one of the most popular tourist attractions close to holiday cottages Loir-et-Cher and is said to be one of the best animal parks in the world. If you fancy travelling more from Loir-et-Cher holiday rentals, the department is in a great place for that. The departments Loiret, Sarthe and Indre-et-Loire are adjacent to Loir-et-Cher and Paris is just north-west of the department.