They rode as far as Tours on the Loire until stopped by the French cavalry of Charles Martel.
Nevers is a revelation for us both, a wonderful town nestled on the Loire and bursting with cathedrals, chateaux and history.
The best places to reside in are the towns along the valley of the Loire, where there are plenty of good masters to be had.
Below, the broad Loire rolled slowly by between its green banks.
Driven beyond the Loire, he was known by the nickname of the Roi de Bourges.
Twelve thousand Bretons had crossed the Loire, and were on their way to join him.
The old bridge which crosses the Loire at this point is most curious, and dates from various epochs.
They rode two or three miles into the mountains after crossing the Loire, and then halted.
In the middle of the Loire stream, on signal given, the gabarre is scuttled; she sinks with all her cargo.
Hilperik reigned north and westward of the Loire in Neustria.