Loire Valley, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Loire Valley, France? If you're planning to go to Loire Valley, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Loire Valley, France

Based on the climate and weather in Loire Valley, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Loire Valley, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Loire Valley, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Loire Valley, France by month

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January

If you are traveling to Loire Valley in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Loire Valley can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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March

March in Loire Valley is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to Loire Valley in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

If you visit Loire Valley during May, you may notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

June is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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July

July here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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August

If you vacation in Loire Valley during August, you might notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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September

September for Loire Valley is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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October

October in Loire Valley can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Loire Valley in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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December

If you are traveling to Loire Valley in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Loire Valley, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Loire Valley.

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