Day trip

From Paris: Loire Valley Castles Full-Day Tour

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26 reviews

Activity provider: Paris' TRIP
Day trip

From Paris: Loire Valley Castles Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Paris' TRIP

From US$ 318.55 per person

Wander through the Loire Valley's gorgeous castles and gardens. Travel along the King's Road to visit the Chambord, Amboise & Chenonceau Chateaux with your friendly driver-guide. Enjoy a french wine tasting.

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Duration 12 hours
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Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover the beauty of the Renaissance on our guided tour of the Loire Valley
  • Walk through one of Europe's finest parks at Chambord Castle
  • Visit the truly royal Amboise Castle
  • Learn the tumultuous history of Chenonceau Castle
  • Enjoy a french wine tasting
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Wander through the Loire Valley's gorgeous castles and gardens. Travel along the King's Road to visit the Chambord, Amboise & Chenonceau Chateaux with our friendly driver-guide. Dine at "Au Gateau Breton," a charming 200-year old inn, for lunch. Discover the famous castles and gardens of the Renaissance with an all day tour of the beautiful Loire Valley. Let our friendly driver-guide pick you up from your Paris hotel. Visit the cradle of the Renaissance, Chateau Amboise, one of the first truly royal residences of its kind. Follow in the footsteps of the great kings of France as you view a magnificent example of Gothic and Renaissance architecture. Next, stop at Chateau de Chenonceau. Admire the wealth of beauty both inside and out, which makes Chenonceau the most popular chateau in France. Learn about its tumultuous history as the castle passed from Lady to Lady. Then, you will have free time to enjoy lunch (not included), followed by a french wine tasting. After a full day wandering the castles and gardens of the Renaissance era, return to Paris aboard our deluxe minibus. The last stop will be at the royal Chateau de Chambord, one of the most recognizable chateaux in the world. Legend has it that Leonardo da Vinci, living at the Clos Luce in Amboise, made several plans and models for its construction. 

While visiting Chambord, take pleasure in one of Europe's finest parks, covering over 13,000 acres, and is Europe's largest wooded park.

  • Transportation by deluxe Minibus
  • Entrance Fee to Amboise Castle
  • Entrance Fee to Chambord Castle
  • Entrance Fee to Chenonceau Castle
  • Wine tasting
  • Optional pickup and drop-off only available with private tour
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Until March 31, 2023, the tour meets in front of the LIDO located at 116 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France. From April 1, 2023 tour meets in front of the Apple Store 114 Avenue des Champs-Elysées Paris 75008.

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  • Pickup at the hotel or accommodation is only available for private tours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 26 reviews

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My only suggestion would be a different meeting place for pick up closer to our hotel. I believe this could easily be done if the tour operator would do some outreach to travelers. The current meeting spot was in a bad part of the city with late night party goers ending their evening. Other guests met at a different location that was near our hotel. This location was not provided to us, which was a sore spot to start off our excursion.

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March 28, 2023

Pascal was great! Gave great history of the chateaus and the area. The drive down and back was great. Lunch was a little disappointing since the chicken didn't taste that great (and I didn't try the fish- the other option). I expected a few more choices for the meal.

March 28, 2023

The tour was amazing, very informative, all the three castles were excellent choices. Food was also very good. I would like to give a special thanks to our tour guide, he was very fun and was always willing to help. I highly recommend this tour, the scenarios are very beautiful.

March 28, 2023

Product ID: 1709