Loire Valley Castles 12-Hour Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. Baby seats available only under previous request.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



Italian (fluent), German (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

From Paris by car, transportation included.

Despite the early pick up at your hotel, 7 am, this is one of my favorite tours. Heading the south of France by the A10 highway, and passing near Orleans, we get to the Loire valley area, where more than 200 castles where built. You can imagine that it will be just "a little" too short to do them all in one day, so we will visit the 3 castles that I consider the most representatives ( if you don't mind).
I will drive you through the areas of "la Touraine" and "la Sologne". And we will visit the castles of Chambord, Chenonceau, and Amboise, where I will be pleased to guide you through the rooms. Lunch will be at Chenonceau or Amboise depending on our schedule and we will be back at the hotel around 7 PM if the conditions are good, traffic wise.


Places visited:

Chambord castle.
Amboise castle.
Chenonceau castle.

I can also propose le Clos Lucé or Blois as an option.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel

End location: Your hotel

Duration: 12 hours


Mercedes Viano 2014 8 seater.

What’s Included

My guiding services at the castles, admission fees at Chambord, Chenonceau and Amboise castles, transportations fees like tolls and gas, parking, liability insurances, VAT 10 % .

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euros - Meal. Per person.

What’s Extra

Food and beverages.

A Recent Review of this tour

We experienced a 12-hour tour with Vincent … and the day flew by! Every bit of the day was so enjoyable, so uniquely crafted just for us, so full and rich, our time was over before we knew it! If you are looking for a guide who will plan a very personalized tour, as well as one who is an expert in history and culture, you won't go wrong with Vincent! We began our time with Vincent as strangers … we ended as friends.
Jeff King

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