Discover the Loire valley castle with this guided day tour to the chateaux of Azay-le-Rideau, Rivau and Villandry, departing from Tours.
Guided tour of the Chateau Azay-le-Rideau.
Become more familiar with one of the most emblematic chateaux of the Loire Valley! Raised on a tiny island, this 16th-century jewel is reflected on the calm water of the Indre River. The recent renovation work that was made gave back to this Renaissance construction its eternal beauty. Brighter than ever, Azay-le-Rideau’s chateau stands in the middle of a lush landscape garden.
Lunch at a traditional restaurant or at family estate.
Experience an authentic moment savoring local products and tasting great Bourgueil or Chinon wines!
Guided tour at the Chateau of Rivau.
Rivau offers a remarkable balance between architecture, gardens and contemporary art. Discovering this confidential place is a funny and original experience. You will be amazed by the majestic aspect of this XVth century fortress, contrasting with its quirky art exhibition. The masterpiece of Rivau is the huge garden, inspired by fairy tales and cartoons.
Guided tour in one of the most astonishing gardens of Touraine, Villandry.
The chateau of Villandry stands in the middle of magnificent and medieval and Renaissance gardens. Be prepared: this is a real awakening of the senses! Thousands of trees, herbs, flowers grow there all year long: there is never a bad season to enjoy the smells, the shades of this little piece of Heaven.
Your guide will drop you off in Tours at 5:30 PM
Please note that our guide cand lead the tour in a maximum of 2 languages per minivan
This tour includes:
- The transportation in a comfortable full-options van (8 passengers maximum per vehicle),
- English speaking tour guide, entrance tickets & guided tour at the chateau of Azay-le-Rideau,
- Rivau and Villandry; tour and wine tasting,
- Lunch at a traditional restaurant or local estate, drinks included.
This tour doesn't include:
- Personal expenses, extra, other drinks,
- Hotel pick up