Paris & the Châteaux of the Loire Valley

Visit Paris and travel by train to the Loire valley, at the heart of French history. This tour includes a guided tour by minivan to visit the majestic castles of Chambord and Chenonceau, and a tasting of local wines. Additional experiences such as a hot air balloon flight are available.

Duration

6+ days

Transportation

Train

Season

Summer

Tour Type

Self-guided

FROM EUR 785 per adult

Itinerary - Day by day

Add extra nights in Paris - Day at leisure in Paris / Add optional extra nights From EUR 85 per person per night

Add extra nights in Amboise - Visit Chenonceau & Chambord castles, taste local wines From EUR 80 per person per night

Add extra nights in Paris - Day at leisure in Amboise and train back to Paris From EUR 85 per person per night

Tour category

Tourisme Avenue Hotel

Silver

Accommodation at comfortable 3 star tourist class hotels according to European standard.

See Silver accommodation

Square Louvois Hotel

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or unique properties in attractive locations or other special qualities.

See Gold accommodation

Travel tips and reviews

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Emmanuel Lefèvre - Our travel expert for France

"Don't miss Le Clos Lucé when you are in Amboise. A visit to Leonardo da Vinci's last residence has something for everyone, from a relaxing walk in the park to an insight into Leonardo's fascinating life and genius mind."

Services included:

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast. Not included: Tourist taxes  must be paid locally
  • Train tickets as per the itinerary
  • Private transfer back and forth in Amboise from the train station to your hotel
  • Full-day guided Loire Valley excursion by minivan including entrance tickets, guided tours at Chenonceau & Chambord, and a wine tasting
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers
  • 24/7 emergency phone service while travelling
  • Additional services included for Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (see details above)
  • Upgrade to 1st class train tickets
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