Touraine Evasion

Tour Details - N° A

BLOIS – CHAMBORD – CHEVERNY

Meeting at the tourism office of Amboise 5 minutes prior to departure where you’ll be welcomed by your driver

Leaving at 10.00 am

for a 45 minutes trip to Blois following the scenic road of the Loire rive banks

The royal château of Blois( Visit and lunch break: 2h15 )

5 centuries of art and history

Blois is offering an amazing panorama of the Loire Valley architecture from XIIIth to XVIIth centuries. This château welcomed 10 kings and 7 queens of France and the visit will fill you in on the secrets of the court and religious wars with sordid events like the assassination of the Duke of Guise in the king’s apartments in 1588.

Lunch at your convenience in the medieval quarters of the city

Leaving at 12.45 pm

for a 30 minutes trip to Chambord

The château of Chambord( Visit: 1h45 )

The dream of a King

Chambord is the largest of the Loire Valley Chateaux, it has 440 rooms, 365 chimneys, one monumental double helix staircase and 76 secondary staircases. In the midst of a 13000 acres parc surrounded by a 32 kilometers / 20 miles long wall, this majestic 156 meters long construction is a symbol of the climax of the Renaissance.

30 minutes trip to Cheverny

The château of Cheverny( Visit: 1h )

The "Grand Siècle" style

Built in one go between 1604 and 1634, the classical white stone facade of Cheverny stands in the middle of an outstanding English Style garden. Still lived in by the same family, this chateau is an exception in the Loire Valley thanks to the unity of both its architecture and its rich inner decoration.

45 min trip back to Amboise

Back at 5.15 pm

Your driver will drop you off at the tourism office of Amboise

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