Chateau de Chambord and Loire Valley Winery Tour from Paris

Day Trips & Excursions in France

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Discover the wonders of the Loire Valley with this Wineries & Castles full-day tour from Paris! Visit the magnificent Château de Chambord, enjoy a gourmet wine & food pairing lunch at a family-run winery of the Touraine Wine region and enjoy a visit and tasting in a second Loire Valley winery. White, red, rosé, sparkling and sweet wines, you’ll be amazed by the diversity of Loire Valley wines! This small-group tour limited to 8 people includes round-trip transportation by air-conditioned minivan.
Do you want to see splendid Renaissance Castles and taste delicious Loire Valley wines? At the end of this 11-hour wine & culture day tour, you will have fallen in love with Chambord impressive architecture and with the diversity of Loire Valley wines. After an early morning hotel pickup in Paris, you will travel with your knowledgeable guide about. 2 hours south of the city towards Chambord Castle. En route, bite into flaky croissants and pastries while hearing about the wine-making region of Loire and its heritage. You will arrive at Chambord Castle in the morning for an audio-guided tour. Come away knowing the secrets behind this magnificent « Château », constructed by King Francis I of France five hundred years ago. Back in your air-conditioned minivan, pass through the vineyards of Touraine, Vouvray and Montlouis sur Loire. Admire the colorful landscapes of Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc grapes.Settle in at a family-run Vouvray Wine estate, where you’ll meet the winemaker and enjoy a delicious meal of traditional food, paired with a wine tasting. After lunch, discover another family-run winery and depending on availability, taste sparkling white wines, dry and sweet white wines, red and rosé wines. Here, you will get to taste authentic Loire Valley wines largely unavailable in the rest of the world. You will be dropped off back in central Paris (Hôtel de Ville) in the evening.

What’s included

  • Pick up at your hotel (if located in Paris), drop off in central Paris (Hôtel de Ville)
  • Transport by comfortable, air-conditioned minivan (8 passengers max)
  • Guided visit of a Loire Valley Winery, followed by a wine tasting
  • Audio-guided visit of Chambord Castle
  • Gourmet lunch at a family-run winery with Loire Valley wine and food pairing
  • English-speaking driver guide, expert in wine, sharing knowledge and anecdotes
  • Stop in the vineyard for a vine growing introduction
  • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chambord

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Extras

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All entrance fees included
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