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Royal City of Loches

Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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The Norman keep and royal lodge are both worth a visit. There is enough interesting material to... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Canberra, Australia
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Lovely market town

Loches is a lovers Loire Valley town with a market on Wednesday which covers most street with lots... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Maurice S
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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“medieval town”(14 reviews)
“loire valley”(18 reviews)
“agnes sorel”(13 reviews)
In the royal city, you can visit the dungeons and a royal lodge.
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5 Place Charles VII, 37600, Loches, France
+33 2 47 59 01 32
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All reviews medieval town loire valley agnes sorel century church worth a visit lovely shops great place to visit joan of arc narrow streets lovely city king charles weekly market much quieter lots of history place to stay steep climb nice garden
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The Norman keep and royal lodge are both worth a visit. There is enough interesting material to maintain the interest of a 10 year old!

Thank FFadden
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Loches is a lovers Loire Valley town with a market on Wednesday which covers most street with lots to see and buy.

Thank Maurice S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to Loches we love all the restaurants cafes and bars in the town The river that runs through it is a nice place to just sit and watch the world go by Lichen has some lovely little shops and when...More

Thank 774graemem
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Stopped in Loches in May 2018. We were fortunate to visit on market day. Spent two hours browsing the stalls (everything from fruits, veggies, live chickens, plants, clothes, cheese, house wears and more was available). We loved checking out the market in this medieval city....More

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Everything you could want. Amazing Food, fascinating history, peaceful ambiance in a beautiful setting

Thank donnad414
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the historic centre and church on a quiet , hot Sunday afternoon, so it may not be a typical picture. The church is very old, containing the tomb of Agnes Sorel, as described in other reviews. Had some delicious home made ice cream nearby.

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth the €9 each to visit all the sites at the top of the hill. The castle itself is just fantastic and you can spend hours up there. I also thought the presence of really comfy sunchairs up on the green was a great...More

Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed 21 August 2018

One of the main attractions would be the castle and old town well worth a walk around. Several cafes/restaurants in the town center generally a pleasant well kept town.

Thank Harry P
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a typical ancient European town. It is not big, but not crowded with tourists. The place is perhaps not a tourist attraction by itself, but is quite suitable for busy travellers to stop by and enjoy a relaxing afternoon. I would not go...More

Thank Yan C
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

..... hilly medieval town. Worth a detour!! Walk the streets and soak up the lovely shops, friendly people and beautiful views and stone buildings.

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