Two day tour to Versailles, Chartres & Loire Valley


Visit the famous Versailles castle and its gardens. Overnight stay in Chartres with its mystical cathedral and evening laser / light show. Followed by a day at Loire Valley full of beautiful castles.

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Versailles - Hall of Mirrors

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Evening light show in Chartres

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Chateau Chennonceau "The Ladies Castle"

1850

Highlights of the tour

  • Visit of Chateau Versailles
  • Chartres cathedral & the historical center
  • Evening light show in Chartres
  • Chateau Chennonceau & Ambois
  • Visit at small wine producer & tasting
  • Other interresting sightseeing and stops

Full Description

The price of the tour is 1850 Euros

  • Price for the group: 1 to 7 guest
  • Direct pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • Private guide / driver (same person)
  • Tour itinerary and flexibility to change the tour
  • Spacious, aircoditioned minibus

More Included

Full description of the tour

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY ONE

8:00am depart Direct pick up from your accommodation in Paris
Morning visit of Chateau Versailles Visit on your own or with audio guide (not included)
Sightseeing Sightseeing the city and the surrounding while driving
Traditional lunch Traditional lunch in Chartres or sandwiches in the car (can be decided on the day)
Historical center of Chartres Walk & sightseeing of other interesting sites such as the gardens of the cathedrale, the surrounding remparts and the charming narrow streets that riddle the historical center
Chartres cathedral Visit of the mysterious Chartres cathedral and the underground crypt
Church Saint-Aignan Colourful masterpiece of the medieval period
+/- 5pm drop off to your accommodation in Chartres Suggestions of the hotels will be sent to you upon booking
Light show Evening light show of the cathedrale and the town (on your own)

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY TWO

Chateau Chambord Chambord is a radically unique work, one of the jewels in the heritage of humankind. you will discover extraordinary architecture imagined by François I and imbued with the spirit of Leonardo da Vinci. Chambord is perhaps the equivalent in architecture of Mona Lisa in painting
Chateau Chenonceau A Renaissance masterpiece ; the history of the Château de Chenonceau is defined by a an almost uninterrupted succession of women who built, embellished, protected, restored and saved it. It is a home to an extraordinary collection of furniture, tapestries and paintings. The Flower Garden is an unmissable part of any visit
Traditional lunch Traditional lunch or sandwiches in the car (can be decided on the day)
Chateau Amboise This royal château is the expression of French-style luxury. From its balconies, its roofs and its terraced gardens, visitors can take in the Loire landscape and delight in what the kings enjoyed. Leonardo da Vinci tomb is preserved at the chateau
Vouvray wineries The Vineyards of Vouvray appellation stretches out from the eastern limits of the city of Tours and covers 8 villages. The majestic and characterful Loire River is a natural temperature regulator. Its effects can be felt in the vineyard thanks to the many valleys that shape the hillsides. Vouvray product around 110 000 hl (60% sparkling; 40% still wines) with 180 wine growers
Other interesting sightseeing Such as the numerous troglodyte sites and many charming villages along the river Loire. Visit of other castle or other interesting activity in the region depending on your interest and available time. Options can be decided on the day after talking to your guide
+/- 4:30pm depart Direct drop off to your accommodation in Paris


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WHATS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR

  • Governmental tax - No hidden extra fees
  • VIP Private Trip 1 to 7 guests – Price is for the group
  • Private spacious and luxury Van – Full option 7 seater mini bus
  • English speaking driver / guide
  • Insurance while guest in the car (transportation insurance)
  • Pick up and drop off from and to the hotel/accommodation in Paris
  • Full transportation including all road charges (petrol, parking, highway fees)
  • Planning and Flexibility of the itinerary
  • Suggestions and booking of hotels & restaurants (If needed)
  • For multiple day tour - guides accommodation, breakfast and dinner are covered

WHATS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks & snacks expenses
  • Entrance fees to any museums, activities, visits and tastings
  • Your own hotel - accommodation - overnight stay
  • Guides lunch on guests expenses (20Euros max)
  • Any additional or personal expenses
  • Guides gratuity (optional)
  • Each guest personal insurance : The guest has to be covered with his own private international travel insurance for any accidents or sickness while being on the tour as Private Trip does not take any responsibility for it

Useful informations

We operate in any weather conditions such as rain, wind or fog. Good clothes and cofortable, warm walking shoes are strongly adviced.

Visits of some castles and wine cellars might be a chilly experience due to the constant temperatures around 10°C (50°F).

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