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Sounds and lights with your bike!
Published on 07/07/2016

Sounds and lights with your bike!

For your summer evenings, we have chosen exceptional spectacles in the most beautiful locations in the Loire Valley. This summer will be magical!


At the Château de  Beaugency on La Loire à Vélo

Discover the historic fresco “Les Secrets de la Pompadour” in Beaugency and set off for a trip through time with secrets, celebrations…and holiday departures! Louis XV’s lovers and his favourite among them with be revealed to you, as well as a part of French history which will take you all the way up to 1966!

  • Dates: the 1st, 2, 3, 7, 8 & 9 July 2016
  • Hours: doors open at 10pm, the spectacle starts at 10.30pm
  • Tariff: €12/ adult (free for children under 8 years)

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At the Château de Chenonceau on La Loire à Vélo

“Join the delights of the senses with those of the mind” and discover the gardens lit up with the sound of the music of a master of Italian classicism, Arcangelo Corelli. On July 16, make the most of this evening and enjoy a glass of Touraine-Chenonceaux (recently granted AOC) in the company of winegrowers.

  • Dates: In July on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 and in August on Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14
  • Hours: from 9.30pm to 11.30pm (closure of ticket office at 11pm)
  • Tariff: €6/ adult (free for children under 7 years)

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At the Château de Amboise on La Loire à Vélo

This brand new and original spectacle at the Château Royal d'Amboise, "The Amboise prophecy" is a key event in the Loire Valley with over 250 people featuring on stage. It pushes the boundaries of traditional sound and lighting displays by offering you a mixture of multimedia sequences and epic scenes which will make your head spin!

  • Dates: 2 July to 27 August 2016, every Wednesday and Saturday (except 13 July)  + Tuesday 12, 26 July-  9 and 16 August + Friday 15 July and 26 August
  • Hours: 10.30pm in July and 10pm in August
  • Tariff: from €18/ adult (free for children under 6 years)

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The Solar Nights of Montrésor on the Autour de Loches network circuits

Stroll along the banks of the Indrois in Montrésor at nightfall and enjoy the illuminated fairy musical trail organized by this little town. All of the residents take part in this display and light up their gardens and balconies… Fluorescent photophores or lanterns shine brightly and the stars give them no cause for envy..

  • Dates: Every evening in July and August
  • Hours: from 10pm until midnight
  • Free event

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In the Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire on La Loire à Vélo

Come and take a night time stroll through the creations of the 25th edition of the International Garden Festival in Chaumont on the theme of “Gardens in the century to come”! Completely revisited by “light engineers”, you’ll discover new atmospheres, unusual, magical or mysterious, which will transport your imagination…

  • Dates: every evening from July 1st to 31 August 2016
  • Hours: from 10pm (nightfall) until midnight
  • Tariff: €14/ adult, €9.50 upon presentation of day ticket (free for children under 6 years)

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At the Château de Blois on La Loire à Vélo

Relive the finest hours of the royal château of Blois… A festival of sound effects and giant projections which will allow you to discover the history of France like you’ve never seen it before!

  • Dates: 2 April to 18 September 2016
  • Hours: from 10pm (10.30pm in June, July and August) - Duration: 45 mins (opening of the ticket office 30 mins before the start of the spectacle)
  • Tariff: €8.50/ adult – possibility of combined tickets (free for children under 6)

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Chartres en Lumières on La Véloscénie and Saint-Jacques à Vélo

An exceptional night trail to discover or rediscover the town’s monuments, lit up and with music, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, featured on the UNESCO World Heritage List!

  • Dates:16 April to 8 October 2016
  • Hours: from nightfall until 1am
  • Free event

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