Presentation on theme: "Luke Cobbs. History Pays de la Loire was created in 52 BC. By Romans after the Cenomanni and Carnute tribes were displaced. It has an area of 32,082."— Presentation transcript:
History Pays de la Loire was created in 52 BC. By Romans after the Cenomanni and Carnute tribes were displaced. It has an area of 32,082 km 2 (12,387 mi 2 ) It has a population of 3,222,061 (1999); the capital is Nantes. Loire river is the longest river in France, it is 630 miles long.
Famous cities and villages Amboise has lots of history with political and artistic importance within Europe in the Renaissance period. Angers is famous for its big castles. Tours is the region's largest and most commercial city, much of the city was bombed in World War II, its pretty historic district remains. This is a picture of Amboise.
Tourist attraction Vendée is a popular destination for tourists, with over 200km (125 miles) of sandy beaches and two offshore islands. Main et Loire is known as the valley of the kings because of it’s royal past, it has about2.3 million tourists a year!
Food With the sea and many lakes and rivers, fish are a big part in the dishes. Cheeses are also important in Pays de la Loire. Some of the best seafood to try is the Scallops and Mussels