Chambord, Amboise, Chenonceau, the Loire Valley

Tour Number

Activity Level

211996


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

French (fluent), English (fluent)

Private tour from Paris with driver AND guide


1519-2019 : Leonard da Vinci anniversary. Chambord will organize a large temporary exhibition for Spring.
Day trip to the Loire Valley region, listed on Unesco World Heritage for its castles. Visit 3 castles during the day :
- Chambord and its park, the largest of the Loire valley castles, sumptuous Renaissance Palace with its 426 rooms, built for the glorification of King Francis Ist and inspired by Leonardo da Vinci.
- Amboise, erected by King Louis 12th and transformed by Francis 1st and Catherine of Medici.
- The charming château of Chenonceau, overlooking the river Cher and renowned as the « Ladies castle ».
Please note that this tour includes services of private driver AND guide. Not wasting time in parking lots.
Around 1 hour guided tour per castle.

Itinerary

From your hotel, about 2 hours drive south of Paris to the property of Chambord, massive and impressive castle erected under King Francis 1st.
After 1 hour guided tour of Chambord, let's go to Ambroise. Lunch break, guided tour of the castle.
Back to the car, let's finish the day with the visit of Chenonceau overlooking the river Cher.
Back to Paris around 7. 00 pm

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 12 hours

Transportation

Private transportation in a luxury air-conditioned minivan Mercedes Benz for up to 6 people.

What’s Included

Other: Driving and live commentaries on board with a professional guide
Entrance fees in the castles and the gardens
Guided tour in the castles
transportation fees like tolls, parking fees, liability insurances
Bottles of water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euros - Personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: wine tasting (on request)
food and beverage

Private tour guide Marie L.

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