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 What's on in October in the Loire Valley, France


Come and meet the gardeners at Chateau Villandry


This weekend the gardeners of Chateau Villandry avail themselves to amateur and professional gardeners alike who are keen to take advantage of their expertise and knowledge. There are exhibitors of local produce plus distractions the children…as if wandering the delightful gardens weren’t enough!


So whether you are an experienced gardener or a novice or just want to view these incredible gardens, this could be the weekend to do it.


Check their website for full program



From the 20th of April  to 5th of November 2017

The 26th International Garden Festival on the theme of

 “Flower Power”


Poster for 2017 Chaumont International Garden Featival

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Chaumont-sur-Loire garden festival







From the 1st July until the 3rd October there will be a light show on the facade of the cathedral in Tours.


Every evening in July: sessions at 22:30 and 11:15 p.m.

1 st August to 18 September, sessions at 22h and 22:30 
September 19 to 1 st October sessions only on Friday and Saturday at 22h and 22:30 
October 3: 2 final sessions at 22h and 22:30





Visit website of village for details





Visit website  for details






Visit website  for details






Lemere (37) - The last days of autumn holidays are a good time to discover the wonderful flowering of autumn daisies, also called "Chrysanthemum gardens". On 28th and 29th October 2017, the Château du Rivau devotes two days, where you can discover the waterfalls chrysanthemums decorating the facade of the castle, the family participate in creative workshops or go to the market with perennial horticulturists and nurserymen rose growers






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"Author: Jim Craig"