Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris

Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
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$288.24
Duration: 12 hours
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See majestic Loire Valley castles on a full-day private tour from Paris! with a whole day to spend in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Loire Valley region, with your personal private driver/guide, you’ll discover three châteaux — Amboise, Chenonceau and Chambord — which make region famous. After enjoying the picturesque drive to central France by air-conditioned minivan, you’ll independently explore the châteaux. Find out which castle the royals favored, where Leonardo da Vinci’s remains are buried, and which castle is so stunning that it boasts its own UNESCO status. Round-trip transportation and lunch are included in this day-trip.

After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan, relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France.

With your private driver/guide, explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings, and visit the Chapel of St Hubert, where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.

Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau, noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle, sit down for a hearty three-course lunch at an 18th-century inn nearby (included). Refer to the Itinerary section below to see a sample menu.

Your day finishes at the largest of the Loire Valley castles -- Château de Chambord. This ornate Renaissance castle is on the UNESCO World Heritage list, and rightly so! As you tour this extravagant castle with your private guide, marvel at its architecture and see its intriguing double-helix staircase that was reputedly designed by Leonardo da Vinci.

After your Loire Valley châteaux tour, enjoy the relaxing drive back to Paris.

See majestic Loire Valley castles on a full-day private tour from Paris! with a whole day to spend in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Loire Valley region, with your personal private driver/guide, you’ll discover three châteaux — Amboise, Chenonceau and Chambord — which make region famous. After enjoying the picturesque drive to central France by air-conditioned minivan, you’ll independently explore the châteaux. Find out which castle the royals favored, where Leonardo da Vinci’s remains are buried, and which castle is so stunning that it boasts its own UNESCO status. Round-trip transportation and lunch are included in this day-trip.