Loire Valley Castles From Paris: Chambord, Chenonceau, & Amboise

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Your Experience

Take a Day Trip to the “Garden of France”

Don’t miss your chance to visit the Loire Valley, also known as the “Garden of France,” dotted with more than 100 Châteaux. This day trip from Paris is designed to show you the best of the Loire Valley by taking you to the three most stunning castles that the region has to offer: Chambord, Chenonceau, and Amboise. Your experience begins in the center of Paris, where you will meet your small group (maximum 8 people) and your English-speaking driver guide. Step on board a comfortable mini bus with air conditioning and relax as you listen to your guide tell you all about the Loire Valley and the Châteaux that you will visit on the way.

Explore Three Iconic Castles at Your Own Pace

Your first stop is Chambord, an iconic representation of Renaissance architecture that houses a famous double helix staircase designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Explore the colossal castle at your own leisure and take da Vinci’s staircase to the Château’s terrace, which offers phenomenal panoramic views of the 13,000 acres-large estate.

Next, you will visit Château d’Amboise, a stunning castle on the banks of the Loire river. Admire late Gothic and early Renaissance architecture and furniture, stroll through the royal gardens, learn about the significance of the castle through an interactive video area and pay respects to Leonardo da Vinci, who rests in the castle’s chapel.

Chenonceau, an elegant white castle that features a gallery bridge spanning over the Cher river, is known around the world for its magnificent beauty. Also known as the “Ladies’ Château” because of the notorious women who built, decorated, and maintained it throughout the centuries, Chenonceau boasts a fascinating royal history. Feel like true royalty at as you stroll through the castle’s rooms, which are lavishly decorated with exquisite tapestries, paintings and furniture.

Wine Tasting to Round Off Your Loire Valley Experience

After exploring Château d’Amboise, you will have time for a lunch break in the village at the foot of the castle. Let your guide show you hidden gems of the town, including cafés and bakeries that are only accessible by foot. You will also get to enjoy a wine tasting before leaving for Chenonceau. After you have visited all three castles, you will begin the journey back to Paris, which will take about 2 hours and 15 minutes. When you arrive back in the center of Paris around 8pm, you are sure to be spellbound by the hallmarks of Renaissance architecture and French-style luxury that you have spent the day exploring. Book your tickets now for an unforgettable day trip to the Loire Valley!

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day trip to the Loire Valley, including round trip transportation in a comfortable minivan with air conditioning
  • Explore three of the most iconic châteaux of the Loire Valley - Amboise, Chenonceau, and Chambord - at your own pace.
  • Your English-speaking driver guide will provide you with interesting facts and history along the way.
  • A small group size of maximum 8 people ensures an intimate and hassle-free experience.
  • Top off your Loire Valley experience with a wine tasting session!

Includes

  • Round trip transportation in a minibus with air conditioning
  • Entry to the Chambord castle
  • Entry to the Chenonceau castle
  • Entry to the Amboise castle
  • Wine tasting session (depending on the season)

Excludes

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick up & drop off

FAQ

Know Before You Go

Important Information

This experience takes place every day of the week. The duration of the experience is approximately 8 hours.

Please note that the inclusion of a wine tasting session depends on the season. Please contact the tour operator for more information.

Timings

Your tour will start in the morning at the meeting point in the center of Paris, where you will meet your guide and start the drive to the Loire Valley. The exact starting time and meeting point will be indicated on your confirmation voucher.

Reduced Price Tickets

Reduced price tickets for children are available.

Accessibility

Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Flexible Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

How To Redeem Your Tickets

You will receive your Loire Valley Castles From Paris: Chambord, Chenonceau, & Amboise voucher shortly via e-mail. On the day of your experience, please show your voucher on your mobile phone, along with a valid photo ID, at the meeting point. Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

Specific meeting point instructions will be provided on your voucher. Please read this information carefully before the day of your experience.

Validity

Your Loire Valley Castles From Paris: Chambord, Chenonceau, & Amboise ticket is only valid for the date that is selected while booking.