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Cultural Activities at the Loire Valley


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

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

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


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

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


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


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

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


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


Aliotis Parc Aquarium
115 aquariums featuring piranhas and sharks
Le Moulin des Tourneux
41200 Villeherviers

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