Wine tour and tastings
Available from March 1st to December 21st
CHENONCEAU / CAVES DUHARD / CHAMBORD
Pick-up: 09:00 AM, Tours Tourist Office.
09:30 AM Amboise Tourist Office.
Guided tour of the Chateau of Chenonceau.
The unique architecture of the Chateau of Chenonceau makes it one of the most exquisite Chateaux in the Loire Valley. Nicknamed "the ladies chateau", the castle of Chenonceau is related to important French women such as Diane de Poitiers or Catherine de Medici. The magnificent Renaissance gardens around it make it even more spectacular.
Transfer to Amboise for the lunch.
Les Caves Duhard, the Loire Valley Wine Experience!
Sensorial visit and Vintages' Odyssey followed by a commented wine tasting with a sommelier. Lunch - French cheeses, charcuterie and dessert (extra wine with additional cost).
Please note that according to availability, the lunch at les Caves Duhard could be replaced by a lunch at a local restaurant
Transfer to Chambord.
Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord.
Drive to the Estate of Chambord, a national game reserve as large as the town of Paris. The chateau de Chambord (guided tour) is a unique monument by its architecture and proportions. Leonardo da Vinci probably took part in the conception of the project. With more than 400 rooms and its double spiral staircase, Chambord is a highlight of the Loire Valley.
Drop-off : 05:30 PM, Tours Tourist Office
06:00 PM Amboise Tourist Office.
Loire Valley Day tours from Paris (save time and money with the TGV).
Tours being only 70 minutes away from Paris by TGV, here is our train time table recommendation.
From Paris to Tours
Departure: Paris Montparnasse to Tours 07.35 AM. Train n°8301
Arrival: Tours central city 08.48 AM
09.00 AM meeting point, Tours tourist office across the street from the train station.
Your guide will be parked in front of Tours Tourist Office (Mercedes grey minivan).
From Tours return to Paris
Departure: Tours to Paris Montparnasse 06.12 PM. Train n°8326
Arrival: Paris Montparnasse 07.26 PM.
You will be back to Paris just in time for aperitif.
This tour includes
Transportation in a comfortable full options minivan, English speaking escort guide, entrance tickets and guided tour of the castle of Chenonceau and the castle of Chambord, tour, wine tasting and lunch at Les caves Duhard.
8 passengers maximum per vehicle.
This tour does not include
Personal expenses, extra, other drinks, hotel pick up 15.00 € per person (hotels located in the Loire Valley between Amboise and Tours).