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8-Day Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Dordogne Tour

8-Day Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Dordogne Tour

8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$4,735 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    FIT-19-4559
  • Capacity
    16 passengers
8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$4,735 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    FIT-19-4559
  • Capacity
    16 passengers
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour Small group tour (limited to 16 passengers) to visit the regions of Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Dordogne AccommodationAccommodation 7 nights in 4* charming and boutique accommodation in Tours, Bordeaux & SarlatMealsMeals Daily breakfast, 3 lunches (drinks included) & 1 dinner (drinks included)ToursTours Guided tours of Castle of Azay le Rideau, Amboise, Saint Emilion, Cognac, and moreActivitiesActivities 2 wine tastings & 1 cognac tastingTransportationTransportation Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus during the itinerary, from Paris to Sarlat

Summary

Stroll through the quaint gardens of Loire Valley, bucolic landscapes of Bordeaux, and the medieval towns of Dordogne in this 8-day tour that perfectly sums up the best sights and tastes of France.

Your tour highlights include:

  • Guided tours of Chambord, Castle of Azay le Rideau, and Gardens of Villandry
  • Tour and wine tasting lunch in a cellar cave in Amboise
  • Tour and tasting of the famous cognac in Hennessy House
  • Visit Saint Emilion's subterranean monuments and monolithic church
  • Tour and wine tasting at a local domain in Saint Emilion
  • Guided tour of Bordeaux and its most famous sites 
  • Explore Sarlat and the paleolithic wonder Lascaux cave
  • Tour of the dreamy hillside village of Beynac-et-Cazenac

2019 Departure Dates

  • 22 April
  • 20 May
  • 17 June
  • 16 September
  • 21 October

Itinerary

Day 1, Transfer from Paris to the Loire Valley region
At 8:30 am, transfer in a comfortable minibus from Paris to Chambord. Arrive at around 11:00 am and meet your English-speaking guide. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Blois. After lunch, discover one of the most famous chateaux of Loire Valley, Château de Chambord with a guided tour. After your tour of the chateau, check-in at Oceania l'Univers or similar for 3 nights. Dinner at leisure.

Day 2, Exclusive experience in Loire Valley
After breakfast, meet your English-speaking tour guide at the hotel. Enjoy a guided tour of Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Lunch at your leisure. After lunch, explore the beautiful Gardens of Villandry. At 5:30 pm, drop off at your hotel. Dinner at your leisure.

Day 3, Exclusive experience in Loire Valley
After breakfast at the hotel, meet your tour guide. Explore the stunning Château de Chenonceau, a renowned chateau spanning the River Cher. After your tour, enjoy a tour and wine tasting lunch at a cellar cave in Amboise. After lunch, discover the beautiful Château d'Amboise with a guided tour. At around 5:30 pm, drop off at your hotel. Dinner at your leisure.

Day 4, Transfer from Loire Valley to Bordeaux
After breakfast, check-out then transfer in a comfortable minibus from Tours to Bordeaux. Stop in Cognac and lunch at your leisure in Cognac. Tour and tasting at the famous Hennessy House. After your tour, transfer to Bordeaux. Check-in at Hotel Majestic or similar for 2 nights. Dinner at your leisure.

Day 5, Exclusive experience in Bordeaux
After breakfast at the hotel, meet your tour guide. Transfer to Saint Emilion area and explore the town's subterranean monuments and monolithic church with a guided tour. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Saint Emilion. After lunch, enjoy a tour and wine tasting and at a local domain in Saint Emilion. Drop off at your hotel at around 5:30 pm. Dinner at your leisure.

Day 6, Bordeaux to Sarlat
After breakfast at the hotel, check out. At 9:30 am, meet your guide and enjoy a panoramic tour of Bordeaux and its most famous sites and market. Lunch at your leisure in Bordeaux. Then, transfer in a comfortable minibus from Bordeaux to Sarlat. Drop off at your hotel. Check-in at Relais de la Moussidière or similar in Sarlat for 2 nights. Dinner at a local restaurant in Sarlat (drinks included).

Day 7, Exclusive experience in Dordogne
After breakfast at the hotel, meet your tour guide. Discover the stunning Lascaux Cave, a complex of caves featuring wall paintings that correspond with the fossil record of paleolithic time. Lunch at your leisure. After lunch, explore the picturesque village of Beynac-et-Cazenac, known for its impressive castle. Drop off at your hotel at around 5:30 pm. Dinner at your leisure.

Day 8, Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed with check-out. Meet your guided and enjoy a guided tour of Sarlat. Lunch at your leisure. After lunch, transfer back to Paris. End of tour.

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned comfortable minibus
  • Maximum 16 passengers
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 7-nights in 4* accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, 3 lunches (drinks included), 1 dinner (drinks included)
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • 2 wine tastings / 1 cognac tasting
  • Guided tours of the cities and towns of Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, Beynac, Cazenac and Sarlat
  • Guided tours of the famous sites: Château Chambord, Château Azay le Rideau, Gardens of Villandry, Château Chenonceau, Château Amboise, Hennessy Cognac House, Saint Emilion monuments and monolithic church, and Bordeaux sites and market.

Exclusions

  • Airfares & airport taxes/security charges
  • Meals & beverages not specifically identified in itinerary
  • Entrances not specifically identified in itinerary
  • Gratuities/tips payable to local service personnel
  • Any other personal expenses
  • Any other services not mentioned in itinerary

Important Notes

  • Minimum of 6 pax to depart. Maximum group of 16 pax.
  • Single price: $6,295

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