Private Luxury guided Loire Valley, Cognac and Bordeaux wine tours 7 days and 6 nights (GW4)
AMBOISE / CHENONCEAU / CHEVERNY / VILLANDRY / CHINON / BOURGUEIL / COGNAC / SAINT EMILION / MEDOC / MARGAUX
Luxury France wine tour to the Loire Valley and Bordeaux. 3 nights in a luxury guest houses and 3 nights in Hotel*****.Amplitude
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
Semi private or private tour. The transportation of this excursion is operated in a comfortable full options minibus. Maximum 8 passengers per minibus. Children
Reduced price for children under 12 years old.
Free of charge for infants under 3 years old.
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
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.
Private Luxury guided Loire Valley, Cognac and Bordeaux wine tours. 7 days and 6 nights tours are for those who look for both family and world famous wineries.
A blend of gourmet and heritage tour with the finest dinners, luxury guest house AND 5* hotel, the best vineyards of two regions and a private guide touring you in every major site. This France Luxury cultural and wine tour gives you the opportunity to tour two major regions of France, Loire Valley and Bordeaux. (This tour can be operated in comfortable minivan for 4, 6, 8 and plus passengers, information at the bottom of the page).
Day 1 (Sunday): Arrival In the Loire Valley and tour of the Royal Chateau of Amboise.
10.06 AM: Your chauffeur wine guide picks you up at Tours Saint Pierre des Corps TGV station. Chauffeur wine guide, fluent in English.
Transportation in a comfortable Mercedes S Class.
Guided tour of the Renaissance Chateau of Amboise.
Tour of the royal town and shopping.
Tour and wine tasting of Loire Valley wines.
Check in at luxury Manor guest house.
Relaxing moment at the manor before dinner.
Home maid dinner with a good wine selection.
Day 2: Tour tow mafor Loire Valley Renaissance Chateaux.
Lunch is at your convenience in Cheverny.
Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord. Built under François 1st, Chambord is the largest Chateau of the Loire Valley and was the first of all to be listed by UNESCO as a world heritage.
Later in the afternoon, private tour and wine tasting in Cour Cheverny, Domain Desoucheries "Christian Tessier".
Optional: Hot air balloon flight!
Have you ever dreamed of Jules Vern’s adventures?
We propose you an unforgettable experiment to discover the Loire Valley and its Chateaux getting a bird’s eye view on board of Montgolfier brothers’ invention.
Let yourself be plunged in flight fascination.
Very special moment guarantied!
Flight, 100% refundable in case of bad weather conditions.
The takeoff point is chosen by pilots according the wind direction, it can be Chaumont sur Loire, Amboise or Chenonceau.
Light dinner and night at the Manor.
Day 3: Tour of the fantastic gardens of Villanrdy and Loire Valley Grands Curs tour and tasting.
Return to the manor late afternoon.
Day 4: Transfer to Bordeaux wine region, stop in Cognac.
We take the direction of Bordeaux.
After crossing the Charente River on one of Hennessy boats, you are introduced to some sophisticated techniques and a range of contemporary settings revealing the characteristics of cognac.
Returning to the left bank of the Charente River, discovery of the History of the house. Documents, films and old objects which are part of the company's heritage tell the story of the Founder, Richard Hennessy, an Irishman who came to France during the reign of Louis XV.
Transfer to Bordeaux.Check in at your hotel***** in Bordeaux.
As a landmark in Bordeaux's historic city centre, the Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux is known for its colourful history and architectural charm. Located just opposite the National Opéra of Bordeaux (the Grand Théâtre), the five-star Bordeaux hotel boasts a level of luxury unparalleled in the city. The Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux offers 150 stylish rooms designed by famed French designer Jacques Garcia, the soon-to-open 1,000-square-metre Les Bains de la Spa and gourmet restaurants and bars.
Dinner at the restaurant of your hotel. (Drinks are not included).
Day 5: Saint Emilion and Grands Crus tour and wine tasting.
Saint-Emilion was founded in the 8th century by a monk who gave it its name. It is still unique worldwide for its troglodyte structures (the monolithic Cathedral and hermitage founded by the saint in particular) and its town walls and Romanesque buildings that form a gripping harmonious setting. The town also has some of the most prestigious appellation controllée vineyards in the Bordeaux region.
Guided tour of the historical monuments in Saint-Emilion.
Guided tour of Saint Emillion, listed by UNESCO as a World heritage. The Hermitage (Saint-Émilion's oldest monument), the Ossuary, the Catacombs, and the Monolithic Church were all carved out of solid limestone rock, as were dozens of kilometres of underground galleries. Certain of these are accessible to visitors, as they have been turned into cellars or museums.
Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes. The walking part of the tour is not very long (less than a kilometer) but Saint Emilion is situated on a hill.
Free time in town, shopping.
Lunch is at your convenience in Saint-Emilion.
The second tour and wine tasting of the day is also a 1er Grand Crus Classé of Saint Emilion (famous family estate).
Dinner and evening at leisure.
The Médoc, one of the world's most famous vineyard regions, invites you to follow the Route des Grands Crus. You will go past many prestigious châteaux, reflecting the prosperity and prestige of Bordeaux winegrowers -great names such as Margaux, Latour, Mouton-Rothschild, Lafite-Rothschild. Visiting the estates, you will taste wines of infinite nuances in luxurious cellars. Fine Médoc is full of vigour, with an unforgettable bouquet and inimitable finesse.
Tour and wine tasting at Chateau Palmer 2nd Cru de Margaux.
Château Palmer's vines are planted on gravely rises several metres thick in the communes of Margaux and Cantenac. This outstanding terroir, ideal for producing great wine, overlooks the Gironde.
Lunch is at your convenience in Pauillac.
Drive through the vineyards along "Route des Grands Crus", passingby the appelations of Saint Julien, Pauillac, Saint Estephe and the superb Chateaux like Beychevelle, Pichon Baron, Cos d'Estournelle, Lafite...
Tour and tasting at Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1st Cru de Pauillac.
Tour and tasting at 2nd Cru Classe de Pauillac.
Return to Bordeaux late afternoon.
For your last evening in Bordeaux, your extravaganza gourmet dinner is booked at the Gourmet restaurant of your hotel.
Over night at the Luxury hotel***** in the heart of Bordeaux city.
Day 7: End of the tour.
Transfer to Bordeaux TGV station.
|Based on double room for||2 PEOPLE||4 PEOPLE||6 PEOPLE|
|Price per person||6 140.00 €||4 115.00 €||3 670.00 €|
* 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.
Tours of 4 and + passengers are operated in comfortable minibus.
This tour includes
transportation in an air-conditioned comfortable Super Luxury Mercedes S class, fulltime wine guide fluent in English, 5 dinners, 6 nights in luxury guest houses, double occupancy Superior rooms, tours and wine tasting in Amboise, Cour Cheverny, Chinon, Bourgueil, Margaux, Pauillac, Saint Emilion, and Cognac, tour of the Renaissance Chateaux of Amboise, Chenonceau Villandry and Chambord.
The wineries mentioned in this tour are subject to change.
This tour doesn't include
drinks, extra, gratuities, lunches.