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- Type of Tour: Private Driving Tour
- Duration: 12 hours
- Tour highlights: visits of Chenonceau Castle, Chambord Castle and the Clos Lucé + quick look at Amboise Castle
- Meeting Point: in the lobby of your hotel or in front of your apartment's building
- Max. Size of your Party: up to 8 people
- Price: 1200 EUR + 45 EUR/person for 1-4 persons and 1400 EUR + 45 EUR/person for 5-8 persons
- Cancellation: full refund if we receive your notice at least 1 week before the tour date, 100% cancellation fee otherwise
An entire day to discover 3 of the most beautiful and interesting castles of the Loire Valley.
You will start your journey with your driver-guide, picking you up at your hotel or apartment. You will head to the Loire Valley, which is about a 2-hour drive from Paris.
You will reach Chambord, one of the most magnificent castle of France, it has a unique French renaissance style mixing French medieval towers with beautiful Renaissance structures. The largest castle of the Loire Valley has a very long history from 16th century to the present, which your licensed guide will be happy to share with you during the inside visit.
Then you will continue your extraordinary journey towards Amboise, where you will be able to do a photo stop as the castle is overlooking the Loire river and makes up for beautiful scenery.
Near Amboise you will stop at Clos Luce, which used to be the official residence of Leonardo Da Vinci, between 1516 and 1519. Also now very famous through the bestelling book "Da Vinci Code", your guide will share all the secrets of this small but interesting castle and give you hints so that you can relate to the book.
You will then stop for lunch (lunch is not included), your guide will recommend places according to your taste and wishes.
In the afternoon, you will finally discover an amazing jewel: Chenonceau and its beautiful gardens. Chenonceau is a unique castle, spanned over the river Cher. It is a beautiful mix between Gothical and Renaissance style, which Catherine of Medicis chose as her favorite residence. Your guide will explain to you all the rooms of the castle, from the kitchen to the private apartments. and then explore with you the beautiful gardens surrounding the castle. Around 5pm you will head back to Paris.
Please note that if you have a special request and wish to replace one castle with another, please contact us, we will do our best to accommodate you.
Our standard pick-up/drop-off for this tour is within Paris city limits.
It is also possible to pick you up outside city Paris limits at extra cost, please contact us to receive our quote.