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Cultural Activities at the Loire Valley

Blois

Maison de la Magie
Magic shows and exhibits from Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
1, place du château
02.54.55.26.26

Musée de l’Objet
Contemporary art museum with works by Man Ray, César and Christo
6, rue Franciade
02.54.55.37.40

Musée des Beaux-Arts
Royal collection of fine art from the 16th to the 19th centuries, inside the château de Blois
02.54.90.33.33

Amboise

Le Clos Lucé
Leonardo da Vinci’s last house. Features furnishing from the period.
02.47.57.00.73

Mini-Châteaux
Explore (or re-explore) the châteaux of the Loire in miniature. 44 models in all.
La Menaudière – D31
02.47.23.44.57

Montrichard

Musée au Donjon
Museum of paleontology, folk art, archaeology and geology
02.54.32.57.15

Bourré

Caves des Roches
History and tasting of Loire Valley mushrooms
BP 23-40, route des Roches
02.54.32.95.33

La Magnanerie
Picturesque troglodyte village
4, chemin de la Croix-Bardin
02.54.32.63.91

Pontlevoy

Pontlevoy Music Festival
Every year, the village of Pontlevoy sponsors a classical music festival on Saturdays in July and August, held at The Abbey of Pontlevoy. Composers ranging from Mendelssohn to Bach to Schubert are represented.

For more information contact:

Festival de Musique de Pontlevoy
Mairie de Pontlevoy
41400 Pontlevoy
Tel: 02.54.71.60.77
festivaldepontlevoy@wanadoo.fr

Other

Aliotis Parc Aquarium
115 aquariums featuring piranhas and sharks
Le Moulin des Tourneux
41200 Villeherviers
02.54.95.26.26
www.aliotis.com

Aquarium du Val de Loire
Specializing in species from the Loire River, this is one of the biggest fresh water aquariums in Europe
D751
37400 Lussault-sur-Loire
02.47.23.44.57
www.aquariumduvaldeloire.com