Pays de la Loire is a huge touristic region in France, especially appreciated for its seafront beauty and its famous chateaux and inland scenery.
Pays de la Loire is the ideal location for sailing trips and all kind of water sports activities to practice throughout the year in one of its multiple sailing schools and clubs.
Pays de la Loire is also an ideal location for those looking for walking, those looking for biking and even horse-riding, combinated to nature discovery.
A number of music festivals are also celebrated in Pays de la Loire and play an important role as touristic attraction and promotion of the culture.
This region has beaches galore and is therefore perfect for anyone wishing to have relaxing holidays. Moreover, this region is widely known for its nature and preserved environments and for thermal holidays.
Cities and towns are exactly what one would expect in terms of old French terroir and can provide you with the most amazing views over the countryside or the sea. In Nantes city centre or in the countryside near Cholet, there is always an outstanding monument to visit or local speciality to taste.
Pays de la Loire has a wide sample of beautiful old cathedrals, monasteries, abbeys and music festivals are often organised in these venues. Nantes is particularly dynamic on this point of view with festivals all year long.
Alternatively, if you are looking for sporting holidays, do not forget to have a look at the coastline activities. Indeed Saint Nazaire and many cities on the coastline offer water activities. If you prefer sailing, why not take a boat trip to Ile d'Yeu or Ile de Noirmoutier and taste some local products?