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Tour code: 2050CL
Escape metropolitan mayhem and visit three of the Loire Valley’s most beautiful chateaux on a full-day tour from Paris. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, visit Chenonceau Castle, Chateau de Cheverny and Chateau de Chambord in order to witness the extravagant glamor of French aristocracy. Feast your eyes upon stunning riverside views and gain fascinating insight into life within these Renaissance residences as your guide offers illuminating commentary.

Highlights

  • Combined day trip to three of the Loire Valley's most important chateaux
  • The famous staircase, chambers and grounds of magnificent Chateau de Chambord
  • The fine furnishings of Chateau de Cheverny
  • Chenonceau Chateau, the Ladies' Castle
  • Illuminating commentary from your expert English-speaking guide-interpreter

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Get off the beaten path with this long but well-organized trip to three stunning and historic royal castles. The personable guides, beautiful scenery and tasty lunch make it a splendid day.

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What You Can Expect

Loire Valley Castles Day Trip: Chambord, Cheverny and Chenonceau

Castles of the Loire Valley - Chenoncheau, Cheverny and Chambord

Depart from a central Parisian location in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and head into the heart of the verdant Loire Valley. Arrive at the turreted Chambord Castle, an impressive structure that boasts the title of the largest Loire chateaux, and disembark to discover the richly decorated rooms within. Admire the intricate spiral staircase that snakes up to the spires of the rooftop terrace and hear of how Leonardo Da Vinci is reputed to have designed the interior.

See, too, Cheverny Castle, one of the Loire Valley’s most beautifully furnished chateaux; marvel at an extensive collection of furniture dating back to the 17th-century and discover that Belgian creator of Tintin, Herge, was inspired to create Marlinspike Hall because of Cheverny Castle.

Next, travel to Chenonceau Castle to admire its picturesque riverside position; hear of the prominent women that have lived there throughout history and listen to tales regarding their courageous antics.

Guests traveling between November 1 and March 31 will receive a traditional lunch and drink. Those travelling between April 1 and October 31, lunch is not included but your guide will offer recommendations on excellent restaurants and cafes.

Please note:
On Mondays and Saturdays during the period of April 1st, 2016 until October 31, 2016, the tour will visit of Amboise instead of Cheverny.

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Customer Reviews

C Scott B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Laura W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour is very organized and well timed. There was enough time to see each castle without feeling rushed. The guide was informative and knowledgeable.

Emily G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Really fun trip with beautiful chateaus!

Bridgett W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great day tour! visited three chateaus and we were able to do each one at our own pace. We were even given enough time to grab some lunch while visiting one of the chateaus.

Saul H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Wonderful, planning a return trip soon.

Alice Shiqing H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This trip is great thought the schedule is a little tight for Cheverny. If we could stay one more hour there, that would be perfect. The local tour guides both Chinese and English guides are very knowledgable. We all love this tour.

Sanjay S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A very good tour

blakelys4

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Our tour guide Carine was wonderfull, humorous, and informative. We enjoyed perfect weather. This was a great way to check a long held dream off the bucket list.

Allison C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Very good! Guide was lovely and patient.

Caroline C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Absolutely loved the trip. Our guide was so knowledgeable and affable. We loved it!

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