on in September in the Loire Valley, France
LE GRAND-PRESSIGNY - Randonnée des Fruits
Why not come and join us on in the sun for the
annual Autumn walk on Sunday 24th. Meeting
point: Salle des Fêtes. Rue de la
Butte. Departure 14 hrs. 12 km. 3 € for club
members - 3.50 € non-members- Free for under 18
years old. Check-in after 14:00. Coffee &
gingerbread on departure. Provisioning at
midpoints. Pastries with autumn fruits after
walk. Dogs on a leash accepted. Provide 'city'
shoes on the parquet floor of the salle des
16th & 17th September
EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAYS
Every year, on
the third weekend of September, heritage sites
throughout the Loire Valley open their doors and share
their history with you. You can find yourself climbing
towers or entering caves and public buildings that would
normally be closed to the public. Check out your
own area below...
This weekend the gardeners
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
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.
sees the 31st edition of ‘Jazz in Touraine’ festival which
is being held in Montlouis-sur-Loire. Eight nights of musical entertainment with a mix
of big established artists, rising stars and young hopefuls
of the jazz scene.
The 'Festival of the Tomato' returns to Chateau Bourdaisière in
Touraine. The publicity says you can discover no less than
650 varieties of tomato – if you really want to. There will
also be 50 exhibitors offering all things tomato! You can
also visit the grounds of the chteau but not the chateau
itself as it is a hotel.