Discover the beauty of the Loire Valley and taste some of its delicious wines on this full day private tour.
Your guide will collect you from your hotel in Paris and you can sit back and relax with some tasty croissants on your drive to the Loire valley.
Next, you will enjoy a private tour of the Chambord castle with a local guide and you will have the opportunity to see places usually closed to the public. Your guide will tell you everything you want to know about the Renaissance period and about Francis 1st of France, the legendary king who ordered the construction of the castle 500 years ago.
After your tour of the castle you will take 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.
For lunch, you will have a reservation in one of the region's most famous Michelin star restaurant. The chef’s creative 5 course menu is prepared with local products and will be paired to delicious boutique wines of the region.
Following your gourmet lunch, your guide will take you to the heart of the vineyard of the famous appellations Vouvray and Montlouis-sur-Loire and tell you all about the growing grapes of Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon blanc.
Next you will head to one of the most famous local producers who will guide you through the troglodyte cellars and pour some of its best cuvées of sparkling, dry and sweet wines.
At the end of your tour you will be taken back to your accommodation in Paris.
- Private visit of the Chambord Castle with a local guide
- Private services of an English speaking & wine expert driver/guide
- Breakfast on your way to the Loire valley and bottled water
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Taste more than 7 different Loire wines during the day
- Guided visit of an award-winning winery of the region and tasting
- 5-course lunch paired with wine at a Michelin starred restaurant
More than 15 days before the tour departure: 30% of the total travel cost
Between 3 and 14 days before the tour departure: 70% of the total travel cost
Less than 72 hours before the tour departure: 100% of the total travel cost