Touraine Evasion

Tour Details - N° 6


Meeting at the tourism office of Tours 15 minutes prior departure where you’ll be welcomed by your driver

Leaving at 9.30

and 1h15 minutes trip to Chambord following the scenic road along the banks of the Loire river with an outside view on the châteaux of Amboise – Chaumont sur Loire & Blois

The château of Chambord( Visit & lunch : 2h15 )

The dream of a King

Chambord is the largest château of the Loire Valley, with 440 rooms, 265 chimneys, a monumental double helix staircase and 70 secondary staircases. Built in the middle of a 13 000 acres parc surrounded by a 32 km (20 miles) long wall, this majestic 156 meters long building is a symbol of the ist French Renaissance architecture.

Lunch at your convenience in the parc of Chambord château

Leaving at 1pm

for a 1 hour trip to Chenonceau

The château of Chenonceau( Visit: 1h45 )

Chateau of the Ladies

The most famous and visited chateau of the Loire Valley was built on the Cher river in natural surroundings where water and gardens combine harmoniously. Thanks to Catherine Briçonnet, the builder – Diane de Poitiers, the favorite lady – Catherine de Medici, the queen – and Louise de Lorraine, the queen dowager,the chateau of Chenonceau was the setting of an incredible history full of romance and unexpected eventss.

15 minutes trip

through the forest of Amboise

Wine cellar - Domaine Plou( Visit: 45mn )

Loire valley local wines

The Loire Valley is the third region of France for the protected wine production with Bordeaux and Burgundy areas. After a tour in the impressive troglodyte cellars where they are making and aging the prodcution, you will taste a large choice of wines among the delicious Rosés (refreshing, fruity), the easy-drinking or complex Reds, and the Whites from dry to sweet without forgetting the wonderful Sparkling Wines produced like the champagne method.

30 mn trip back to Tours

following the south bank of the Loire river

back at 5.30 pm

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

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