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Chenonceau and Chambord

Chenonceau and Chambord

9 hours From
AU$623 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Private tour Private tour
  • France Region
    Loire Valley
  • Duration
    9 hours
  • Tour Code
    LVT-19-3839
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Daily
9 hours From
AU$623 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Private tour Private tour
  • France Region
    Loire Valley
  • Duration
    9 hours
  • Tour Code
    LVT-19-3839
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessionsAdmissionAdmission All entrance fees includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

Discover the most famed chateaux in France, Chateau de Chenonceau and Chateau de Chambord on this private tour. Explore the history and architecture of Chateau de Chenonceau also known as ‘The Ladies’ Castle’, enjoy a tour and wine tasting in Caves Duhard then visit Chateau de Chambord, the first Loire Valley chateau listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

This tour is available all year round.

Meeting Point: Your hotel in Loire Valley or Tours train station

Itinerary

Guided tour of the Castle of Chenonceau
The unique architecture of the Chateau makes it one of the most exquisite Chateaux in the Loire Valley. Nicknamed 'The ladies castle' », Chenonceau is related to important French women such as Catherine de Medici. The magnificent Renaissance gardens around it make it even more spectacular.

Tour and wine tasting (included) and lunch (not icnluded - optional 74,00€ per person)
You are welcomed in Caves Duhard established in 1874. Its owner and wine maker Daniel Gatay is specialized in mature Vouvray wines. You can discover a large range of vintages, from 1947 to our days. Made of chenin blanc the Vouvray is a mineral wine with a high acidity level which gives to the wine a great aging capacity.

This meal is based on the discovery of Loire Valley wines around a tasting of local products.

  • 3 white wines paired with cheeses
  • 2 or 3 red wines (Bourgueil, Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil, Chinon) paired with meat
  • 1 semi dry or sweet dessert wine

Guided tour of the Castle of Chambord
In the middle of a forest as large as the city of Paris Chambord was the first Loire Valley chateau listed in the world heritage by UNESCO. Ordered in 1519 by King Francois I, with 426 rooms, 77 staircases and 282 fireplaces, it is the largest castle in the region. Leonardo da Vinci is the creator of its incredible double helix staircase.

At the end of the day, transfer back to Saint Pierre des Corps train station or to your hotel located in the Loire Valley.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in a comfortable full-option minivan
  • English speaking escort guide
  • Entrance tickets and guided tour of the Chateaux of Chenonceau and Chambord
  • Tour and wine tasting

Exclusions

  • Lunch at a cellar cave in Amboise (additional cost per person)
  • Other drinks & other meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra hour - additional cost (maximum of 2 hours per day)
  • Train tickets (additonal cost)

Important Notes

  • Price is based on two persons.
  • Wineries are submitted to change according to availability.

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