All day guided tour of the Loire Valley Castles, from Paris 185,00 €
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All day guided tour of the Loire Valley Castles, from Paris

Duration 13:15 hour(s)
Highlights
  • Hear stories and anecdotes told by a passionate, professional guide
  • Take an astounding journey as you tour the Château de Chenonceau
  • Tradition and French art of living in Cheverny
  • Trip to the heart of France’s History: Discover the majestic Château de Chambord
  • Experience an exceptional day in the heart of France’s Loire Valley

Come and experience an exceptional day in the heart of the Loire Valley in France by discovering three of the greatest castles of the Loire: Chenonceau, Chambord and Cheverny with our guide.
Board a comfortable air-conditioned coach to Chambord. As soon as you approach the castle, you will be amazed by the majesty of the building that rises before you. Its impressive architecture makes it the largest of the Loire castles. You will then quickly enter the interior thanks to a priority access. Our guide will lead you through some of the castle's rooms and you will take the famous "double revolution staircase" to reach the large panoramic terrace. You will enjoy a superb view of the park while listening to the comments given by our guide on the history of the castle, built during the reign of François I with the participation of Leonardo da Vinci during the 16th century.
Then discover Chenonceau. You will drive through the magnificent landscapes of the Loire Valley. You will contemplate the fields as far as the eye can see and will go along the Loire River at times offering a serenity to the trip. During the journey, our guide will give you some information about the sites you will see. You will then drive along a beautiful tree-lined driveway that offers an incredible view of the castle. Our guide will give you a presentation of this sumptuous royal residence nicknamed "The Ladies' Castle" because it was maintained and enriched by several female characters over the years. The exterior setting with the building seeming to emerge from the water gives a fairy tale dimension to the castle. You will enjoy a one-hour guided tour of the castle of Chenonceau during which you will contemplate the furnished and flowered rooms, the tapestries and the period paintings. Our guide will tell you many stories and anecdotes about this castle and the importance of the female presence which testifies to the French art of living.

After this visit of Chenonceau, you will have free time to stroll in the remarkable gardens along the Cher River and have lunch around the castle. Our guide will tell you where you can have lunch. You will be invited to meet the guide directly at the bus parking lot to leave for Cheverny. 
In this seigniorial residence occupied by the same family for more than 600 years, you will discover the castle and its remarkable interior fittings. Outside, complete your visit with the park and its 6 thematic gardens including an orchard "le Jardin Sucré". Also known for hunting with hounds, you will be able to see its rich kennel which shelters a hundred dogs.
The bus will leave around 5:00 pm for an expected arrival in Paris around 8:00 pm.
Please note :
- Lunch is not included, you will have the possibility to take it in the park of the castle of Chenonceau.
- The order of visit of the castles can change (Chambord in the morning in summer)

@ Photo credits : Léonard de Serres

 

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The price includes:
  • Round trip transportation by luxury air-conditioned coach from Paris
  • Services of a licensed guide
  • Guided tours of the castles of Chambord, Chenonceau and Cheverny
The price does not include:
  • Lunch

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All day guided tour of the Loire Valley Castles, from Paris

1 adult x 185,00 €

Cancellation fees : Free cancellation up to 3 calendar days before departure (Central European Time). Beyond that period, the following fees apply: 2 calendar days prior service: 50% of tour price (Central European Time) 1 calendar days prior service: 100% of tour price (Central European Time)

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Preparation of the tour

Departure

Address : 20 Place des vins de France 75012

Straight Across the Bercy Village, meet our representative with a Pariscityvision sign

Metro :


Cour Saint Emilion

Duration
13:15 hour(s)
Arrival

Address : 20 Place des vins de France 75012

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Metro :


Cour Saint Emilion

Organized by PARISCityVISION

Tour Code: CL1

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This was an excellent tour. The stop for lunch was fantastic and we had excellent wine there. The other two main stops were beautiful and well worth the visit.

(5 of 5)

a. anonymous the 7/17/19

Both of the Chateaux we visited were impressive. Our guide Victor was knowledgeable but provided too much information for the casual visitor. It was warm and we wanted to see more of the Chateaux and hear less of the detailed history of numerous French kings and their mistresses. There was a wine tasting at the end of our second tour. It became very confusing when Victor instructed us to meet on the first floor which to American is the lowest floor. For the French this meant the second floor and we had many trips up and down many stairs trying to find the location of the wine tasting. Bus trip was fine and we did see many small villages.

(4 of 5)

a. anonymous the 7/16/19

Great stories! We learned a bit of history and saw two beautiful castles/Châteaus. As other reviewers have said, skip the wine tasting. It’s not that great. Spend the extra 20 minutes exploring the maze or gardens.

(4 of 5)

a. anonymous the 6/19/19

See above

(5 of 5)

a. anonymous the 6/7/19

Number of reviews : 83

Average rating :

(4.6 of 5)