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Loire Valley Castles Tour from Paris: Chambord, Chenonceau with Lunch & Wine

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US$ 191.73
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    What to Expect
    Following early morning pickup from central Paris, board an air-conditioned coach and get comfortable for the ride to the Loire Valley. On the journey, get to know your guide and small group of 25 other passengers.

    Stop first at Château de Chambord, built in 1519 and used as a hunting lodge by King Francis I. Take a tour of the castle at your own rhythm to see its ornate French Renaissance architecture and dramatic staircases. Keen an eye out for the wild boar and deer that call the verdant castle grounds home. 

    At Château de Nitray, sit down for a gourmet lunch at Nitray Vineyards. Enjoy a meal made from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and enjoy unlimited wine with your meal. Listen as your guide talks you through the tasting notes for each wine, then end your visit with a post-prandial stroll through the vineyards.

    Continue to Château de Chenonceau, for a brief guided tour. Pass original stone carvings dating from the castle's construction in the 16th century, luxe tapestries and pause in the cozy chapel. Then enjoy free time to walk through the immaculate gardens before boarding the coach for the return trip to Paris.

    Your full-day Loire Valley adventure ends with drop-off back at your original departure point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Catacombs of Paris, 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris, France
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Gourmet lunch and wine-tasting at Nitray Vineyards
    • Small groups of 25 people
    • Entrance ticket and reservation fee for all sites visited
    • All transfers in an air-conditioned coach
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chambord
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Nitray
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chenonceau
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    This was a long day out of Paris, but our tour guides, Michele and Diane, were wonderful. We enjoyed the history they told us on the bus, and each stop had its own charm. We especially loved Chateau Nitray, the lunch and tour. The owner was very entertaining. It’s a long day,
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    Chateau de Chambord ✔️ Chateau de Nitray ✔️ Chateau de Chenonceau ✔️ • • Loire Valley ...for me you were a dream that came to life . Had you on my #VisionBoard and now here you are 🥰 Steeped in the history of French Monikers who were #unafraid and understood the value of
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    This tour was something one could only dream about! My husband and I took this tour on Thursday 10/10/19. It was a wonderful way to celebrate our 20th anniversary in the French countryside. Our tour guides Michelle and Diane were the best; they were amazing and very
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    Outstanding tour. (except for the pheasant who hit the windscreen at 110 kph) staff (Marion) were fantastic. The castles and farm (lunch) were beyond our expectations. Phil & Donna
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    Diane and Michelle were fun and engaging on our tour Thursday October 10. Despite the numbers (we were a large bus full of visitors) and the fact that I was there as a solo traveller, they both found the time to chat with me to make me feel welcome and part of the group. They
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    • Duration: 12h
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