2 Day Guided Trip to Mont Saint Michel, Loire Valley Chateaux and Wine Tasting from Paris

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Two-day tour leaving from ParisVisit the iconic village and abbey of Mont Saint-MichelExplore 3 incredible Châteaux of the Loire Valley: Chenonceau and LangeaisWine Tasting to discover the delicious wine of the Loire ValleyGuided tours with a qualified guide-interpreter
This two-day trip will take you on a journey of discovery to the incredible Mont Saint-Michel and two of the most beautiful Châteaux of the Loire Valley: Langeais and Chenonceau.DAY 1: Day trip to the Mont Saint Michel and guided tour of Mont Saint Michel AbbeyOur air-conditioned bus leaves at 7:15 am from our agency, located in downtown Paris. A guide-interpreter will accompany you on the trip. The bus takes you along the Normandy highway and after enjoying the lush green French countryside, you will arrive at Mont Saint-Michel around 11:30 am. Since you will probably be ready for lunch by then, your guide will take you directly to the Relais Saint Michel (or similar restaurant), located on the bay facing Mont Saint-Michel. There you can enjoy a relaxing meal and taste some regional specialties.After lunch, you will board a shuttle that takes you across the causeway to Mont Saint-Michel. Explore this exceptional wonder of the Western world with your guide, strolling the city walls or the Grande Rue with its many museums, shops and medieval houses until you reach the top of the mountain and the Mont Saint-Michel abbey. The guided tour will introduce you to this Benedictine abbey that dates back to the 8th century. Dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel, the building boasts incredible Gothic architecture. The bus leaves Mont Saint-Michel at 4:30 pm for Angers (about 2.5 hours away) where you will spend the night at the Mercure Lac de Maine (or a similar hotel). Dinner will be served at the hotel restaurant.DAY 2: Loire Valley Castles Guided Tour to Langeais and Chenonceau, Wine TastingAfter a good night's sleep and a delicious breakfast at the hotel in Angers, the bus will set off for the Châteaux of the Loire Valley. The bus makes a brief stop near Château d’Angers so you can view the exterior of the medieval fortress. The guide will also tell you about the castle. About one hundred kilometers away lies Langeais, where you will enjoy your first tour of the day. Follow your guide inside the structure, which is made up of two incredible châteaux. Take in the oldest keep in France (constructed around the year 1000) and the Château de Louis XI built in 1465 while you experience French history through depictions made with highly realistic wax figures.The guided tour of Langeais is followed by a chance to enjoy lunch on your own in Amboise, about 45 minutes away. Your guide will help you choose the restaurant where you want to eat.It will take about 20 minutes for the bus to reach the next stop, Château de Chenonceau. Explore this castle that played a special role in French history and its awe-inspiring architecture built over the Cher river. It is also known as the "Château des Dames" and the guided tour ....

What’s included

  • Transportation in air conditioned coach
  • Transport depending on the tour selected
  • Entrance tickets for the various monument and museum visits
  • Wine Tasting in a cellar of Chenonceaux
  • Accommodation in 3*** hotel (double room occupancy with private bathroom, triple room unavailable)
  • Porterage service on hotel arrival and departure 
  • Lunch and evening meal on day 1 
  • Buffet breakfast on day 2
  • Services of a tour guide
  • Return transport from/to your residence in Paris, depending on the tour selected

What’s not included

  • Lunch on day 2