Chambord / Chenonceau and lunch at a chateau - Full day


Discover the Loire Valley and visit its 2 most prestigious chateaux in one great day: impressive Chambord and stunning Chenonceau. Learn about the intimate little secrets of the French Kings who once lived there. Enjoy off-the-crowd panoramic views thanks to your local guide, benefit from wealth of thrilling genuine details and funny anecdotes and make the most of this exciting day. One of the highlights will definitely be a restful lunch away from tourist groups in a beautiful privately-owned chateau still inhabited by the family.

The program

9:00 am: Start at the Tourist Office in Tours, and get into our minivan, off to Chambord! More than a chateau, this work of art is a glorious historical place that will take you to the heart of the Loire Valley. Your guide will make this trip back in time a fun and captivating experience. He will select for you the most emblematic rooms to visit and share with you memorable anecdotes. He will point to hidden details of interest, and will show you to breathtaking views of the chateau. So get ready to travel back in time of French Renaissance! Unforgettable!


Lunch will take place off the beaten path. You will enjoy tasty local food in a charming and familial Loire Valley chateau, built by Jean le Breton! Hosted by the French Countess who lives there permanently, indulge in the nice and cozy atmosphere and feel like the owner of the place!


Next step is Chenonceau! On the way, get a good look at lovely privately owned châteaux but also other must-see chateaux of Loire Valley such as: Cheverny, Amboise, Chaumont... 


Chenonceau: this is the most visited historical chateau in France after Château de Versailles. Admire this unique chateau built on a bridge across the Cher River. With your guide, stroll through the gorgeously-manicured gardens à la Française named after the famous ladies who lived there: "Catherine de Médicis" and "Diane de Poitiers". Take your time to appreciate the refined architecture and feminine influence that prevails in each room of this renowned chateau, all decorated with beautiful antiques and the most divine fresh flower arrangements. After this exceptional visit, your tour-guide will offer you to share a delightful aperitif with local products in a secret spot, with the most striking view of château de Chenonceau.


A spectacular day you will never forget.


7:30 pm: Back to the Tourist Office in Tours.

LANGUAGE English French
TASTING Aperitif


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