4.5 star rating: Recommended 92 Reviews

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  12 hours (approx.)
The day dedicated to "Renaissance" starts with a visit of Amboise Castle, where King Francis 1st welcomed Leonardo Da Vinci at the end of his life. After lunch (included), you leave for Chenonceau Castle and the day finishes with a visit of Chambord.

Highlights

  • Small group Loire Valley tour from Paris by minivan
  • Enjoy lunch after a visit of Amboise Castle
  • Discover Chenonceau Castle that is built on the River Cher
  • Visit the Chateau of Chambord (Chambord Castle) and enjoy panoramic views from the grounds
  • Small group tour for a more personalized experience
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by minivan

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

It's a hassle-free day trip with hotel pickup, a small group size and a friendly expert guide. The castles are beautiful and the included lunch is superb!

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What You Can Expect

Loire Valley Castles Small Group Day Trip from Paris by Minivan

Loire Valley Castles Small Group Day Trip from Paris by Minivan

Discover Château d’Amboise, a favored royal residence during the Renaissance. Here, in the Chapel of St Hubert, the remains of Leonardo da Vinci are buried. After a visit of the Chateau, enjoy lunch with drinks (included). At the beginning of the afternoon, there is a visit to Chenonceau Castle, called the "Chateau aux Dames" built on the Cher. Finally, you will visit the impressive Chambord Castle before returning to Paris.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

What a wonderful day trip! Our guide was so knowledgeable and engaging! I highly recommend this excursion, in fact, if I am fortunate enough to visit France again I will take this day trip a second time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Fantastic trip The Chateaux were amazing.
Very good commentary on the bus, then we were able to visit at our own pace.
Delicious lunch at the Orangarie Restaurant at Chenonceau.
Highly recommended.

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