• Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Visit two of the Loire Valley’s most beautiful chateaux on a full-day tour from Paris. Accompanied by a guide, visit Chenonceau Castle and Chateau de Chambord for an up-close look at the extravagant glamour of French aristocracy. Soak up stunning riverside views, and gain insight into life within these Renaissance residences as your guide offers commentary. Enjoy skip-the-line entry and wine tastings at each castle. In the summertime, on Monday and Sunday, visit Amboise instead of Chambord.

Highlights

  • Day tour to three of the Loire Valley's most important chateaux
  • Gain skip-the-line access at three castles
  • See the famous staircase, chambers, and grounds of magnificent Chateau de Chambord
  • Visit Chenonceau Chateau, the Ladies' Castle

What You Can Expect

Loire Valley Castles Tour from Paris with Chambord, Chenonceau and Wine tastings

Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
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Depart from a central Parisian location in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, 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 how Leonardo Da Vinci is reputed to have designed the interior.

Next, travel to Chenonceau Castle to admire its picturesque riverside position, and hear of the prominent women that have lived there throughout history.
Enjoy as well a wine tasting!

Guests traveling between November 1 and March 31 will receive a traditional lunch and drink. Those traveling 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, the tour will visit Amboise instead of Chambord.

Customer Reviews

Barbara S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Our tour guide was excellent, giving us real insight into the lives of the kings and queens who lived in these castles. We visited d'Amboise on our tour, which was a favorite of Leonardo da Vinci. He is buried here. I am a huge da Vinci buff so this was a thrill for me. The town surrounding the castle is just what you expect a quaint French town to be, and there was plenty of time for shopping, lunch, or just relaxing at an outdoor bistro. Chenonceau is a must see. Google a little history before you visit, and you will appreciate it even more. There is even a hedge maze! This tour is quite a long bus ride from Paris, but worth it. Awesome.

Jody Z United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Spectacular day! Great guide, comfortable coach, everything was exactly as represented.

Katie K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Amazing!

James Fong Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Great to get out of the city and see some historic buildings. There are some other tours that visit three chateaus/castles but this one visits two. We booked this one particularly to see Leonardo da Vinci's final resting place. The wine tasing was great - a bit of rose, white, and red and grape juice for my 2 kids along with some appetizers to cleanse the palette. English brochures were available at both Amboise and Chenonceau to read more about the history/properties. In Amboise, do follow the advice and go to lunch early to make sure you get back to the bus on time!

amypai

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Amazing experience and takes the hassle out of planning, researching and driving!

Meli

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Beautiful locations. We did the 2 castles and the wine tasting. We thought seeing 2 castles in 1 day was enough. I can't imagine having to see 3 in one day. The wine was delicious and they give you things to pair it with. Do your best to walk around the grounds of each one. We really enjoyed this tour.

AKC

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

We enjoyed the visits to each castle. It was also great that the tour operator was able to work with the lunch venue to prepare vegetarian options.

LYDIA B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This tour was amazing!

BWCusato

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This is my second time taking this tour and enjoyed it immensely. The castles are fascinating and it seems that the tour is different each time dependent on the guide and the season. The guide was very good. I would recommend this tour.

Manimala K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Gorgeous castles, great experience! Nice country side experience driving up to there but quite tiring!

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