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Small-Group tour to Chateau de Villandry with lunch at a private chateau from the town of Tours - with unbiased reviews

Small-Group tour to Chateau de Villandry with lunch at a private chateau from the town of Tours

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US$ 84.41
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During this morning, visit the elegant must-see Chateau de Villandry and its unique gardens as well as a lovely private family-owned château. After these visits, savor a typical French aperitif paired with local wine in the Park of the chateau. Your passionate guide will stay with you all along the tour, sharing with you funny anecdotes and all his knowledge of the region. An unforgettable experience !
You'll start at
Tourist Office Tours Loire Valley
78-82 Rue Bernard Palissy, 37000 Tours, FranceYour guide will meet you in front of the Tourist Office in Tours. He / She will be wearing a hat!
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    Chateau de Villandry
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Chateau de l'Islette
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Departure Point
Tourist Office Tours Loire Valley, 78-82 Rue Bernard Palissy, 37000 Tours, France
4h 30m
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Villandry
  • Entry/Admission - Chateau de l'Islette
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dani wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution
Let's start with the positives... friendly tour guide with great English! She was lovely, and had a great time generally conversing with her. So I feel bad writing this, but the tour was far from good. Details given in the tour were incorrect - a quick google search about the
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Date of experience: August 2019
LaQuita G wrote a review Jul 2019
13 contributions4 helpful votes
My husband and I had a wonderful time with Fabre on the tour and would highly recommend it to our friends and others to try. It was a miserable day with the rain and we truly appreciated Fabre's great sense of humor and giving us a fantastic tour. He was very professional,
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Date of experience: June 2019
priyar4040 wrote a review Jun 2019
3 contributions
We visited Chateaux Villandry and had lunch at Isle. Our tour guide was Daphnie. She was friendly and welcoming guide. Our train from Paris to Tours (TGV) was late by an hour due to a technical issue. She was kind to wait half an hour for us. But the quality of the tour itself
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from AlafrancaiseLoire, Loire Valley Manager at Small-Group tour to Chateau de Villandry with lunch at a private chateau from the town of Tours
Responded 1 Jul 2019
Dear priyar4040, I'm quite surprised to read your review as the feedback document that you gave us at the end of the tour was very positive! Your wrote "thank you for a beautiful treatment and a lovely time spent", what caused such a contrast since Friday? Regarding lunch, I am sorry that it did not meet your expectations. As mentioned in the tour description, you were served a typical French picnic including some typical charcuteries of the region (replaced by chicken as you asked no pork), a French ratatouille and a desert cake all of it cooked by one of our quality partners. There was also some local red wine and some fresh bread bought in the morning. Regarding water, for environmental reasons, we chose not to use plastic bottles anymore for our tours in 2019 and you were served some fresh water from a Carboy bottle in a glass, you are right to underline that the information is not right and I’ve requested the change in the tour description. We always try to go the extra mile for our guests to enjoy an authentic experience with us and visit off the beaten path chateaux of the region, and that is why I took the decision of waiting for you more than usual. Maybe the rare high temperatures on that day and the stress of arriving late also had an influence on your experience. We hope you will keep a nice memory of your overall day in our beautiful region. Kind regards, Daphné
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Angus137 wrote a review Sep 2018
47 contributions2 helpful votes
Agathe met us and gave us a very good day, the highlights of which were the gardens at Villandry and the picnic at Chateau L'Isette. She moved us along at a good pace with good knowledge of the history and a few fun stories. Sitting by the river having the picnic in the
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Date of experience: September 2018
Kanani M wrote a review Aug 2018
5 contributions
Had a lovely tour of Villandry with Daphne and a private lunch on a small private chateau. Daphne was very pleasant and catered the tour to our liking. Very accommodating and easy to get along with.
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