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Loire Castles Day Trip and Wine Tasting - Tour Up In Europe

Loire Castles Day Trip & Wine Tasting

Discover the Loire Valley and visit its three most prestigious castles.


Overview

Loire Castles Day Trip and Wine Tasting. Since all our tours are private and can be modified according to your wishes, there is a chance to visit different castles in the area. For example: - Blois - Clos Luce - Chaumont, etc. More Loire Valley Castle Experiences are available in 2/3-day tours by request. *07:30 Departure to the Loire Valley Pick-up from your hotel. A 2-hours drive, with a possible stop at a rest area along the way. *10:00 - 11:30 Arrival at the Loire Valley at the Château de Chambord Visit the Château de Chambord. The guide will tell you the history of the Castle and its construction. The Château de Chambord, constructed between 1519–1547 by Francis I, is one of the most popular castles due to its French Renaissance architecture. With its 440 rooms, 282 fireplaces and 84 staircases, it is the biggest castle in the region. The castle is also known because of its open double-spiral staircase. The two spirals ascend the three floors without ever meeting. It`s belived to have been designed by Leonardo da Vinci. *12:30 - 13:30 Arrival at the Château de Amboise Known as the lullaby of Kings and the final resting place of the greatest Renaissance master, Leonardo Da Vinci, Amboise served as the grand royal residence of the French kings in the 15th century. It stands as an example of the transition from Gothic to Renaissance architecture. The Histopad will guide you though the castle's history and help you travel though time! *13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Time In the Amboise city you will find many restaurants and cafes. We can recommend some or make a reservation at a good restaurant. *14:30 - 15:15 Wine Tasting Enjoy a wine tasting of at least 7 wines at a local family winery established since 1508. Learn about the centures-old process of making the famous Loire Valley wines and savor the local wines with expert explanations. A visit to the wine cave is possible on request. *15:30 - 17:00 Visit of Château de Chenonceau and its Gardens Chateau de Chenonceau, often described as ‘the ladies castle’, is the most visited and photographed chateau in the Valley. Throughout its history, women have significantly influenced its design and destiny. *20:30 - 21:00 Return to Paris Heading back to Paris, we`ll drop off at your hotel. A day filled with castles and history comes to an end, but we will look forward to meeting you again.


Cancellation Policy

For cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled departure, we offer a full refund, less a 10% bank or payment service fee and a 15% handling charge. Service Details Each of our tours includes exclusive private transportation, complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off, a dedicated private guide, and amenities such as bottled water and Wi-Fi in the vehicle. Note The start time and content of the tour can be adjusted according to the clients' wishes. Our Vehicles For your comfort and luxury, we offer a selection of premium vehicles: * Comfort Cars: Hyundai Tucson SUV, Renault Talisman, Lexus IS * Luxury Cars: Mercedes E-class W213 restyling, BMW 5 Series * Mini-vans: Mercedes V-class Minivan Travel in style and comfort with our top-of-the-line vehicles, ensuring a sophisticated and seamless experience on every journey.


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