Majestic castles, famous wines and Renaissance masterpieces make up this unforgettable trip to the charming Loire Valley. Enjoy skip-the-line entry to Chambord then Chenonceau to be wowed by the extravagant glamor of the French aristocracy and discover their fascinating history. You’ll enjoy fabulous wine tasting, surrounded by stunningly picturesque riverside views. On summer Mondays and Sundays you’ll appreciate the glorious Amboise castle rather than Chambord.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Chateau de Chambord, Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de LoirePerfect for those who love the French art of living - royal history, captivating nature and fine wine! Leave the bustle of Paris for the charming and green Loire Valley, traveling on a luxury air-conditioned coach. Your wonderful tour begins with a visit to Chambord, one of the most instantly recognizable castles in the world and previously home to François the 1st. Be guided through its majestic interiors, hearing the French aristocracy’s secrets. The famous double helix staircase is such a masterpiece that is it rumored to be the work of Leonardo de Vinci! Full of history, you’ll enjoy a tasting of three of the Loire’s most famous wines, accompanied by some delicious local produce. Pass By: Chateau de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de LoireNext, a picturesque drive will lead you to the sumptuous royal residence of Chenonceau, nicknamed the ‘ladies’ castle’ thanks to the remarkable women who have lived there. Learn about its incredible past and be enchanted by its breathtaking riverside views. In winter, you’ll be served a traditional lunch and drink. Outside of this period, your guide will give you some fabulous tips on where to eat. Pass By: Chateau Royal d'Amboise, Amboise, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de LoireIf you choose to travel on Monday or Saturday in summer, you’ll love visiting the equally majestic Amboise castle instead of Chambord Pass By: Chateau de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire your wine tasting will take place in the delightful Chenonceau wine cellars