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Pays de la Loire

Loire: historic cities and castles

The Pays de la Loire region is a region created arbitrarily for administrative purposes and does not correspond to any pre-existing historical region of France, it extends over the territories that were part of the ancient provinces of Anjou, Brittany, Maine, Perche and Poitou. The region, which has the city of Nantes as its capital, is made up from an ...

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Loire climate: when to go to the Loire?

The Loire region (Pays de la Loire) enjoys a mild temperate oceanic climate, with relatively dry summers and mild temperatures compared to the rest of France, while autumns and winters are generally not too cold, thanks to the influence of the ocean, but wet and windy. However, the climate varies slightly according to the areas, for example the temperatures are ...

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