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Loire Valley Day Tour: Chambord & Chenonceau including lunch at a private castle

Loire Valley Day Tour: Chambord & Chenonceau including lunch at a private castle

star-5
102
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$202.63
From
$202.63
Visit two of the most renowned castles in the Loire Valley—aka French château country—on a day trip from Tours. Château de Chenonceau and Château de Chambord are known for their Renaissance architecture and picturesque riverside settings. With a knowledgeable guide, enjoy views from little-known panoramic spots, and hear historical details and amusing anecdotes about the French kings and other nobles who have lived here. As a bonus, enjoy a relaxing lunch away from the crowds at a private, family-owned château.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was fantastic. Our guides were great and so kind. Our Special lunch was perfect in a beautiful chateau. At our last stop. They prepared a nice celebration. I’d go again"


Amboise Discovery Segway 45mn

Amboise Discovery Segway 45mn

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44
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$33.47
From
$33.47
At the controls of your Segway Segway, enjoy a fun and unusual experience! Follow your guide to discover the hidden stories of the city of Amboise! Effortlessly explore all the emblematic sites of the city. This circuit lasts 45 minutes and always begins with 15 minutes of initiation.
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Loire Valley Day Tour : Chambord, Chenonceau and a Family-Owned Chateau

Loire Valley Day Tour : Chambord, Chenonceau and a Family-Owned Chateau

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34
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$159.64
From
$159.64
The UNESCO-listed landscapes of the Loire Valley are home to some of France’s most magnificent chateaux and this full-day tour from Amboise visits three in one day. Marvel at the Renaissance architecture and beautiful gardens of the Château de Chambord; visit the family-owned Chateau de Villesavin for lunch; and end at the fairy-tale Château de Chenonceau.
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* A traveler said: "Everythung was perfect about the day and the guide. We did feel a bit cramped though....four couples is a bit more than the van needs. But well worth it. Daphne is a fun, high energy guide!"


Day Tour of Chateaux of Chenonceau, Chambord & Caves Ambacia XVth century

Day Tour of Chateaux of Chenonceau, Chambord & Caves Ambacia XVth century

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32
  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$208.56
From
$208.56
Discover the UNESCO-listed landscapes of the Loire Valley, sample regional wines, and visit two magnificent châteaux on this full-day tour. Traveling in a small group ensures a more personalized experience as you visit Chambord and Chenonceau Castles, sample regional wines and cheeses at a local winery.
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* A traveler said: "I had an enjoyable day on this tour. We were lucky to only have a small group of 3 for the day, and Audrey (our guide) was super friendly and full of energy. She certainly knows the history of each site, and she passed this knowledge on to us throughout the day. I highly recommend this tour."


Loire Valley Half Day Tour from City of Tours : Villandry and l'Islette Castles

Loire Valley Half Day Tour from City of Tours : Villandry and l'Islette Castles

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17
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$92.10
From
$92.10
Marvel over the majestic châteaux of the Loire Valley on this memorable half-day excursion from Tours. First, experience the glory of the French Renaissance as you explore the famous Château de Villandry and stroll the magnificent gardens. Admire the manicured landscapes and ornamental gardens; wander through the kitchen garden and classical water garden, then attempt to find your way through the maze. Next, journey further back in time with a tour of an authentic 16th-century château, where you’ll indulge in a traditional aperitif and perhaps meet its noble residents.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was wonderful and the trip was everything promised. The castles were amazing. There was 6 of us in total so it was a nice size group."


Private tour of Loire Valley most visited castles

Private tour of Loire Valley most visited castles

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5
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$429.04
Price varies by group size
From
$429.04
Price varies by group size
The magnificent castles of Chenonceau and Chambord are two of the most famous and most visited chateaux of the Loire Valley. Enjoy guided tours of both on this full-day tour and benefit from the undivided attention of a private guide. Explore the Renaissance castle of Chenonceau with its stunning gardens, enjoy wine tasting and lunch (optional) at the Caves Duhard winery, then visit the UNESCO-listed castle of Chambord.
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* A traveler said: "We had a private tour of two Châteaux: Chambord and Chenonceau with lunch in between. That was interesting since it was in the caves of a local winery and the lights went out after we sat down. A little daylight and many candles rectified the situation although it was still a bit dim. The owners were very nice, however. The actual tours were very good; our guide Nicolas (not quite sure of the spelling), was marvelous. He is personable and extremely knowledgeable about the chateaux and the surrounding area. We highly recommend him."


Loire Valley Castles VIP Private Tour: Chambord, Chenonceaux, Amboise

Loire Valley Castles VIP Private Tour: Chambord, Chenonceaux, Amboise

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4
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$774.65
Price varies by group size
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$774.65
Price varies by group size
Follow in the footsteps of French royals and aristocrats on a day trip from Paris to the Loire Valley, home to more than 100 châteaux and many of the finest in France. Most are impossible to visit without a car, so relax as a personal chauffeur takes you to a trio of the most impressive estates—Amboise, Chenonceaux, and Chambord. An art historian guide accompanies you inside for a detailed look at these time capsules of French history.
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* A traveler said: "Beautiful area of France! Castles were all different and unique but we would have enjoyed more free time in some of the villages. Always seemed to be rushed through to get to the next stop."


Loire Valley Day Tour from Tours : Villandry, l'Islette & 2 Vouvray Wineries

Loire Valley Day Tour from Tours : Villandry, l'Islette & 2 Vouvray Wineries

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3
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$194.04
From
$194.04
Cover the standout sights of the Loire Valley on this insider’s guided tour, allowing you to tick off the top attractions on a single action-packed ride. Get exclusive access to a family-owned chateau and enjoy a local delicacy, then taste your way around the wine-rich region as you learn to identify vintages like a true connoisseur. You’ll listen to fun-filled anecdotes along the way.
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* A traveler said: "Top value tour for a tight schedule. The best chateaux to visit nearby Tours. Our guide, Daphné, was extremely knowledgeable about the chateaux and wineries, highlighting all the interesting points along the day. She also surprised us with a picnic during the visit to Château de L'Islette and even helped with booking a fantastic dinner back in town. Fully recommended."


Loire Valley Day Tour From Paris

Loire Valley Day Tour From Paris

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3
  • 13 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$445.00
From
$445.00
Take a one day trip from Paris to see four historic castles in the Loire Valley. Tour includes 1st or 2nd Class rail tickets from Paris to the Loire Valley. Total tour day, including rail travel time, lasts approximately 13 hours.
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* A traveler said: "Great, but exhausting tour! There was a total group of 8 in our van and we were driven by Patrick, who was wonderful. Note that there is no guided tour inside the chateaus; they only drive you there. This was fine for us because we enjoyed exploring at our own pace. Also, there is no separate stop for lunch. We were told to grab food at the second chateau."


Best Tour Of Tours (1 hour)

Best Tour Of Tours (1 hour)

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1
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$56.68
Price varies by group size
From
$56.68
Price varies by group size
The best of Tours in an hour. Your gentleman sider will make you discover the unmissable places of the city as well as unusual places, comfortably installed in a beautiful vintage sidecar.
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Tours: Private Walking Tour of the Historical Center

Tours: Private Walking Tour of the Historical Center

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1
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$288.42
per group
From
$288.42
per group
Do you know which city was the capital of France in 15th century ? Which city is considered to be the Garden of France? Or where you can hear the purest French spoken language? The answer to all of these questions is Tours, a historic city dating back to the Middle Ages located right in the heart of France, just one hour away from Paris. Join our helpful and knowledgeable guides to discover the rich history and wonderful medieval buildings of Tours. Admire the exterior of the city's beloved Cathédrale Saint-Gatien, a beautiful mix of different architectural styles. Another point of interest may be the medieval Tour Charlemagne, located in the center of the Old City. Feel free to visit the famous museum of Beaux- Arts on your own, admiring its impressive collection. Then, enjoy a taste of the region's fine wine, considered by many to be among the best in all of France. Let us show you the beautiful city of Tours through the eyes of a local!
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Self-ride E-bike tour to Chenonceau through the forest from Amboise

Self-ride E-bike tour to Chenonceau through the forest from Amboise

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1
  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$92.10
From
$92.10
Enjoy Loire Valley landscapes and a masterpiece of its Unesco listed heritage thanks to this self-drive E-Bike itinerary designed (and tested!) by our passionate local team! After cycling along the lovely streets of Amboise and its timbered-houses, immerse into the great forest of Amboise where the French Kings used to hunt ! On the way, you will cycle near local farms and fields before arriving to the must-see Chateau de Chenonceau. Discover its fascinating history as well as its unique architecture as it is built on the river Cher. You will also have a chance to learn everything about the vineyards surrounding Chenonceau and producing some open and fruity white and red wines. You will also have the opportunity to stop to visit Château d’Amboise and Clos-Lucé during your ride (not included)
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Private tour of the Loire Valley wines

Private tour of the Loire Valley wines

  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$429.04
Price varies by group size
From
$429.04
Price varies by group size
The Loire Valley produces a wide variety of wines from award-winning white varietals to full-bodied reds and sweet dessert wines. This private tasting tour ensures a tailor-made experience, visiting three of the most renowned wine regions—Vouvray, Chinon, and Bourgueil. Tour three different wineries, enjoy expert-led wine tastings, tuck into a gourmet wine tasting lunch (own expense), and explore the medieval town of Chinon.
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The Royal City of Loches, discovering a treasure that's off the beaten track

The Royal City of Loches, discovering a treasure that's off the beaten track

  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$452.87
per group
From
$452.87
per group
This is a site with many stories: I'll talk about a wide range of subjects including the stories of the women associated with this site, medieval personal hygiene, social status of mistresses, a very famous prisoner, historic graffiti and medieval weapons. My background is not art history, but collections care and the behind the scenes management of historic sites.
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Chenonceau Castle: Private Guided Walking Tour

Chenonceau Castle: Private Guided Walking Tour

  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$392.95
per group
From
$392.95
per group
Enjoy a walking tour of Chenonceau Castle with a local guide who will tailor the excursion to your tastes and introduce you to the castle’s beautiful places. Start at the entrance of the castle and then head to the charming gardens full of flowers. Chenonceau castle has been classified a “Historic Monument” by the French Ministry of Culture and has been home to famous queens as Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medicis. Discover its original design and architecture and immerse yourself in the medieval period during this informative tour.
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Private tour in Amboise. Walk on Leonardo Da Vinci's footsteps.

Private tour in Amboise. Walk on Leonardo Da Vinci's footsteps.

  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$299.54
Price varies by group size
From
$299.54
Price varies by group size
Discover 2 of the greatest Loire Valley Castles : Clos Lucé & Amboise. Learn more about Da Vinci & arts & history with a professional guide specialist of the Renaissance. It is a private tour : you will be able to ask all the questions you want.
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Loire Valley Self-Ride E-bike Tour from Amboise : Amboise & Vouvray vineyards

Loire Valley Self-Ride E-bike Tour from Amboise : Amboise & Vouvray vineyards

  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$82.02
From
$82.02
Explore the Loire Valley by electric bike on this tour that introduces you to the beauty and elegant architecture of the French countryside. You'll see Chateau du Clos Lucé, where Leonardo da Vinci once lived, and pass by the town of Amboise while learning about the history of the region, which is known for its chateaus and wine. Traveling by e-bike allows you to put in as much or as little effort as you wish for a relaxing experience.
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Guided walking tour of Chenonceau chateau

Guided walking tour of Chenonceau chateau

  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$503.80
per group
From
$503.80
per group
This is a site with many stories: I'll talk about a wide range of subjects including womens history, mysterious graffiti, technological and scientific changes, peoples beliefs, dietary changes, garden history and what drove the economy when the chateau was built. Some powerful female characters have occupied this place - some of them you will have heard of, some will be new names for you. but all are fascinating. I'll cover a bit of modern history too - what happened here during the two World Wars. I'm very happy to tailor the presentation to clients interests. If there is interest I can cover medicine, engineering, textile manufacturing, transport and more, all of which can be demonstrated by elements of this magnificent site. But the lives and loves of the women who lived here will not be forgotten in all of this. Nor will the beautiful objects inside. My background is not art history, but collections care and the behind the scenes management of historic sites.
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Tours Private Walking Tour

Tours Private Walking Tour

  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$241.08
per group
From
$241.08
per group
Tours is known as “The City of Art and History”, dating back to the second century, and stays true to its title boasting rich historic and cultural heritage. In the centre are half-timbered French houses, beautiful gardens, and Renaissance mansions, drawing you into the city’s medieval past. Explore the Rue Nationale, one of the oldest and busiest streets of the city. Admire an important historic landmark of the city - the 15th century Eglise Notre Dame de la Riche. For two hours, enjoy some of the most important historical highlights, admire the beautiful architecture and listen to interesting stories about this charming place.
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