The Loire is a department in France, located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. In this department you will find many villages and towns, surrounded by beautiful nature. This department is characterized by the Loire river which flows between the mountains. In addition, the area is known for impressive castles, religious buildings and medieval villages. Are you looking for a carefree holiday, full of beautiful sights and relaxation? Together with the safari tents from Vodatent, this is the perfect way to enjoy a wonderful holiday!
In Loire you will find a lot of beautiful nature, characterized by the high mountains. You will also find beautiful nature parks, such as Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat. This is a mountain area with large forests and beautiful viewpoints. You will also find small villages, so you can enjoy a drink and a delicious meal on a terrace after a walk. For the real adventurers and experienced hikers it is possible to reach the highest peak of the park. The highest point is Crêt de la Perdix, with a height of 1431 meters. For more relaxation you can visit Parc de Pilat. Here you will find several lakes and rivers so you can enjoy a refreshing swim.
Another beautiful place for a lovely walk is Lac de Grangent. This reservoir can be found in the south of the department and is located close to the Loire river. Around the reservoir you will find beautiful mountains where you will find hiking trails. You can also practice various water sports such as sailing and canoeing. If you like relaxation, you can relax on the beach.
There is much to see and do in the Loire department. For example, visit Saint-Étienne, the capital of Loire. This city is located at the foot of Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat and was originally an industrial city. The city is currently being transformed into a creative hub, displaying as many as 15,000 modern works of art. In addition, you can learn about the past of this special city at the Musée d'Art et d'Industrie.
Loire is also known for its historical sites. An example is Château de la Roche. This is a castle built on rocks in the middle of the Loire river. This gives you a beautiful view of the river and the surrounding mountains. The castle is connected to the land by a bridge. Another historic landmark is Château de Couzan, a castle ruin located on a high rock of Monts du Forez. This allows you to see a beautiful view of the surroundings. A part of the castle is also still standing, so you can walk around between the special walls.
The village of Pommiers is also a special place to visit. You will find the village east of the Loire, surrounded by vast green fields. In the middle of the village you will find a monastery, around which the rest of the buildings are built. You can visit the church and several monastic buildings. In addition, there are several cafes and local shops.
Would you like to enjoy the nature, culture and temperatures of Loire? Then choose a glamping holiday in one of our accommodations. Everything is ready on arrival so that the enjoyment can begin immediately. All you have to do is figure out which beautiful place you will visit first.