The population of permanent residents hovers about 300, as of 2004, but there is a large influx of tourists during the pleasant months of the year, because the village is home to the former Royal Château de Chenonceau, one of the most popular destinations in France. The castle is distinctive in being built right over the river.
The Complete Guide to the Loire Valley ; History Is Everywhere in This Beautiful Part of France - from the Fairy-Tale Chateaux and the Walled Towns to the Troglodytes' Homes. and It's Not Only the Willow-Hung Rivers That Flow - the Region Veritably Oozes Fine Wine. by Martin Symington
Jun 03, 2000; WHERE EXACTLY IS IT? The Loire meanders languidly across central France from the Cevennes mountains in the east right across to...