Loire Valley wine & castle day tour


Taste some of the well-rounded still and sparkling wines of Loire Valley and discover the royal region seeded by beautiful villages and towns, each of them with its own castle. Visit some of the most famous and the most beautiful villages of France. This tour keeps its continuous 5 star ranking on Tripadvisor and with some US travel agencies for several years.

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Food & wine paring

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Chateau Chambord

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Special visit at a small producer

1100

Highlights of the tour

  • Outdoor sightseeing of Chateau Chambord
  • Private visit and tasting at Vouvray winery
  • Traditional lunch
  • Guided visit of Chateau Amboise or Chenonceau
  • Second tasting and visit of a special winery
  • Other interresting sightseeing and stops

Full Description

The price of the tour is 1100 Euros

  • Price for the group: 1 to 7 guest
  • From 6:30am to 7-8pm / duration +/-12h
  • 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

6:30am depart Direct pick up from your accommodation in Paris
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.
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
Traditional lunch Traditional lunch or sandwiches in the car (can be decided on the day)
Chateau Amboise or... 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
...or 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
Second unique wine producer Unique producer of local wines (white & red)
Other interesting sightseeing Such as the numerous troglodyte sites and many charming villages along the river Loire 
+/- 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

Good clothes and cofortable, warm walking shoes. Visits of some castles and wine cellars might be a chilly experience due to the constant temperatures around 10°C (50°F).

We operate in any weather conditions such as rain, wind or for. In a case of a very bad weather we can reccommend an alternative day if possible. If you can, do not leave the Loire Valley wine & castle day tour to your last day of stay - this will give you the flexibility to move the tour for a better experience.

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