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Castle & palace tours

Luxury wine day and castle tour to Loire Valley from Paris

Availability: Every day except Sundays
Duration: 11 hours
Language: English, French, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
Do this because
  • Discover the secrets of the impressive Chambord castle
  • Visit of an award wining winery and its cellars
  • Taste more than 7 different Loire wines during the day
  • The exquisite lunch at a Michelin * restaurant, paired with wine
What to expect

During this exclusive trip, you will be enchanted by the charms of the Loire valley, its Unesco world heritage castles of the Renaissance and its delicious wines.

You will be picked up at your hotel in Paris in the morning and driven to the Loire Valley (about 2h) while you relax and savor tasty croissants. Once arrived, your guide will start revealing some useful information about the region’s history.

You will then have a private tour of the Chambord castle with a local guide who will open for you spaces usually closed to the public and tell you everything to know about the Renaissance and about François 1st of France, the legendary king who ordered the construction of the castle 500 years ago.

Before lunch, you will enjoy also a wonderful drive along the shores of the Loire River where other mythical castles were built, including Amboise castle, Leonardo da Vinci’s last home, and the Castle of Blois, home to the French kings during the Renaissance.

You will have an exclusive lunch in one of the most famous restaurants in the region, which is a Michelin * restaurant. The chef’s creative 3-course menu is prepared with local products and will be paired to delicious boutique wines of the region.

After your gourmet lunch, your guide will take you in the heart of the vineyard of the famous appellations Vouvray and Montlouis-Sur-Loire and stop to give you precious information about growing grapes of Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc, and Sauvignon blanc.
You will discover the troglodyte cellars at one of the most famous local producers and taste some of its best cuvées of sparkling, dry and sweet wines.

Your guide will then drive you back at your hotel in the early evening.

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What's included
  • Round trip transport in a comfortable minivan (with A/C)
  • The private services of an English speaking & wine expert driver/guide
  • Fresh croissants on your way to the Loire valley and bottled water
  • Private visit of the Chambord Castle with a local guide
  • Guided visit and tasting at an award-winning winery of the region
  • 3-course lunch paired with wine at a Michelin * restaurant
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Where
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Pick up & Drop off service at your hotel in Paris

What to remember
  • Wine cellars are usually quite cold and damp (45 °F / 10 °C): do not forget to bring warm clothes with you
  • Most of the visits include a lot of stairs and no elevator to access the underground galleries
  • The schedule and the wineries visited are subject to minor changes depending on the season and on supplier availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of the booking
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When
  • Every day except Sundays
  • Departure at 7.30am
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Provider
Wine Passport
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 week before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 3 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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