Explore the landscapes of the Loire Valley

With its colourful landscapes and beautiful architecture, the central France region is the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable golf holiday in the Loire Valley. Located south of Paris, the Loire Valley is renowned for its amazing historic and cultural sites, the delicious food and wine, and the beautiful architecture of its older buildings. The Loire Valley also has a lot of up-and-coming golf courses which are fast establishing themselves as the best in France.

Uncover golfing gems on a Loire Valley golf holiday

The Loire Valley is located right in the centre of France and is quickly establishing itself as a real favourite for French golf breaks. What makes Loire Valley such a draw for golfers is the great range of courses on offer in the region. Golfers are really spoilt for choice and there is something here which will satisfy all members of a golf group or society.

There is a range of superb courses located in Loire Valley and while we recommend you experience them all, there are certainly a few highlights you have to play when in Loire Valley. The two courses at Golf International Barrière La Baule are absolutely essential to a Loire Valley golf holiday, both courses are recognised for their excellent quality and meandering designs through beautiful forests of oaks and pines.

Golf Club de Saint Jean de Monts is another of Loire Valley’s must-plays. Often recognised as one of Western France’s top courses the design incorporates both a parkland and links feel with the front 9 weaving through pine forests and the second 9 running along the beach, it makes for a greatly varied experience.

French cottages, traditional chateaux & more

When it comes to accommodation, Loire Valley has some excellent options including Hôtel Barrière L'Hermitage La Baule 5* and Mercure Orléans Portes de Sologne. We recommend Les Cottages de La Bretesche 4* which offers onsite golf set in the tranquillity of the forest. Idyllic for a golf holiday, there are 17 traditional cottages at La Bretesche and each comes with a lounge and a private terrace equipped with garden furniture.

Golf travel tips for Loire Valley

Best months for golfing weather:

June to August

Best months for value:

March & April

Most popular months:

July to August

Our experts recommend:

April & September

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Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.

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