Private & Luxury Loire Valley Tours, guided Loire Valley wine tours to the Chateaux and vineyards. 3 days, 2 nights in a 4 * hotel. (GW2)

€1,595.00

TOURS / AMBOISE / VILLANDRY / CHINON / BOURGUEIL / CHENONCEAU / CHEVERNY / CHAMBORD

Must see monuments of your tour to France.

2 nights in a 4 *hotel in the heart of Tours.

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This is the duration of the tour. 9 hours

Duration of the tour in the Loire Valley. Including Paris round trip 11 hours
Comfortable TGV transfer
Minivan Minivan
Semi private or private tour. The transportation of this excursion is operated in a comfortable full options minibus. Maximum 8 passengers per minibus.
Children Children
Reduced price for children under 12 years old.
Free of charge for infants under 3 years old.
Guide Guide
Semi private or private tour. This tour is escorted by an official Guide Interpreter. The guide gives you a tour of the monuments and presents you the history and architecture of the visited sites and towns.
Chateau Chateau
The tour includes the tickets to the Chateaux mentioned in the tour.
You avoid all queues and have direct access to the monuments with your guide.

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Private & Luxury Loire Valley Tours,  guided Loire Valley wine tours to the Chateaux and vineyards. 3 days, 2 nights in a 4 * hotel. This guided Luxury tour is for gourmets who want to discover the famous Loire Valley wines and Renaissance Chateaux.
With your registered guide, tour all the highlights of the Loire Valley: Chateaux of Chambord, Chenonceau, Villandry…We drive you to the best wine appellations in the region for very special tours and tasting in Vouvray, Chinon and Bourgueil. We open for you hidden doors to taste some of the rarest wines of the Loire Valley. This tour can be extended to a France Luxury wine Tour!

Day 1 : Amboise and matured Loire Valley wines.

Mercedes Class V - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2
10.06 AM: your chauffeur welcomes you in a luxury Mercedes Van.
Tours Saint Pierre des Corps TGV train station.


Guided tour of the Royal Chateau of Amboise.Chateau of Amboise side - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2
You will be delighted by the splendid beauty of the dramatic scenery of Chateau of Amboise, on top of a cliff overlooking the Loire River.
The Chateau of Amboise was built in the 15th and 16th centuries. This authentic royal castle, introduces Italian style to the Loire Valley. Leonardo Da Vinci rests in the Chapel of the Chateau.

Lunch is at your convenience in the medieval town of Amboise.


Clos Lucé - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 
Guided tour of the Clos Lucé.
In love with the Italian architecture, king Francois decides to build new chateaux in the Loire Valley and invites Leonardo da Vinci to France in 1516. He offers him the Manor of Clos Luce where this great artist and scientist spent the last three years of his life offering to humanity his amazing inventions. Leonardo da Vinci was a great painter, architect, engineer, scientist and philosopher. In the Manor and the gardens, you will discover the models of some Leonardo creations like the helicopter, the parachute, the mobile bridge, the tank…
and you will walk through his private bedroom, kitchen, living room, study…


Amboise wine cave - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 Tour and Loire Valley wines tasting.
Your chauffeur takes you in a cave specialized in mature Vouvray wines.

You are welcomed in Caves Duhard established in 1874. Its actual owner and wine maker Daniel Gatay is specialized in mature Vouvray wines.
You can discover a large range of vintages, from 1952 to our days.
This winery is facing the Loire River is located between Amboise central town and your hotel.


Tours hotel - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2
Late afternoon, check-in at your 4* hotel, in Tours, city centre.
Check-in at the 4* Hôtel in Tours.
Your hotel is set in a fashionable shopping area one kilometre from the Old Town. This hotel has been the most prestigious address in Tours since 1846. Many large personalities of the Europe and the New World stayed in this best hotel of Tours. In addition to its rich and historic past, as underlined by its celebrated portrait gallery, it offers all the comfort of a grand hotel established in the best traditions of hospitality and elegance “à la Française”.

Dinner at leisure in Tours, upon our recommendation.

Day 2 : Fantastic gardens and Loire Valley Grands Crus Wine tour.

Chateau of Villandry garden - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 
Guided tour of the Gardens of the Chateau of Villandry. Villandry was the last Chateau built during the Renaissance period. It is today famous around the world for its unique French terrace gardens.

Lunch is at your convenience in Chinon.
Walk in Chinon historical streets in the steps of Joan of Arc and Richard the Lion Heart.


Vineyard - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 Tour and wine tasting in Chinon, La Noblaie.
Today, the vineyard consists of about 40 acres overall. It surrounds the Chateau and the 'clos' of La Noblaie. The Domaine's terrain consists of a beautiful little valley, with gentle slopes, rising on one side into a small plateau. The soil is lime and clay in the main with a small area consisting of a strip of lime and sand.  The whole is surrounded by forest, which protects it from the wind, which comes from the Vienne Valley. It also protects the vines from occasional spring frosts.


To end the day, we go to Bourgueil for a tour and wine tasting at the Domaine de la Chevalerie in Restigné. Established in 1640, this estate is always in the possession of the same family. Mr Caslot is the 14th generation of wine maker. The 90 acres family property elaborates fantastic red wines made from the cabernet franc grape. His best vintage is made of 70 years old vines.


Return to the 4* hotel.
Dinner at leisure in Tours, upon our recommendation.

Tours city - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 Tours cathedral in bike - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2

Day 3: Great Chateaux of the Loire Valley.

Chateau of Chenonceau in balloon - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 
Guided tour of the Chateau of Chenonceau.

The unique architecture of the chateau/bridge makes it one of the most original Chateaux of the Loire Valley. Chenonceau is related to important French Renaissance women and was offered by King Henry 2nd to his mistress Diane de Poitiers.


Lunch is at your convenience in Cheverny.


Chateau of Cheverny - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 
Guided tour of the Chateau of Cheverny.
In the XVIIth century, Cheverny was the first chateau to represent the classical style in the Loire Valley. This chateau is known by the richness of its interiors, has belonged to the same family for 8 centuries. The owners dedicate themselves to the maintenance of the heritage, tree growing to produce wood for furniture, and horse back hunting (you’ll be impressed by the 100 dogs of the pack).


Chateau of Chambord - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2 
Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord, the largest French castle (446 rooms) with and extravagant roof nicknamed “the village”.
Chambord, built to be a hunting lodge and used exclusively as a hunting lodge, was ordered by the king Francois 1st to Leonard de Vinci and his architects.

17.21: The TVG takes you bake to Paris within one hour.


Hot air balloon flights over the Loire Valley Chateaux are available for 195 € per person.
The departure of the balloons is at sunrise or sunset, exceptional moment guaranteed.
In case of pour weather, we organize for you a helicopter flight.
In case of dangerous weather, we refund the total amount.

Balloon start - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2

Price per person :
Based on double room for 2 PEOPLE 4 PEOPLE 6 PEOPLE
Price per person 1 595.00 € 1 210.00 € 1 045.00 €
* The price charged to book this tour is based on 2 people. A readjustment will be operated subsequently according to the final number of people you confirm for the tour.

This tour includes

Transportation in a comfortable minivan for three days, full time private guide, 2 nights in 4* hotel, 2 breakfast, tour of the Loire Valley chateaux of Amboise, Clos Lucé, Villandry, Chambord, Chenonceau, Cheverny, visits and tour & wine tasting of Chinon, Bourgueil, Vouvray, Montlouis and matured Loire Valley wines.
Wineries are submitted to changes according to availability.

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entrance to other monuments, lunches, drinks, extra.

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Chateau of Amboise - Part of Loire Valley wine tour GW2

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