Touraine Evasion

Tour Details - N° 6

VILLANDRY – USSE – LANGEAIS

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

Leaving at 1.30pm

and 30 minutes trip following the river Cher banks

The gardens of Villandry ( Visit: 45 min )

Splendor of the italian style gardens

Villandry is one of the last châteaux of he Loire Valley. It was built on the remains of a former fortress.
It is mostly famous for its remarkable gardens which are considered as the most beautiful Renaissance gardens of France, mixing the creative genius of Italian gardeners with the ornamental tradition of French gardeners

30 minutes trip to Ussé

following the river Indre banks

The chateau of Ussé( Visit: 1h )

Sleeping beauty chateau

Overlooking the river Indre and beautiful terrassed gardens designed by Le Notre, this massive chateau is fascinating thanks to the complexity of its architecture. Charles Perrault was so inspired by the enchanting appearance of Ussé that he wrote his famous sleeping beauty tale.

20 minutes trip to Langeais

through a picturesque road winding along the Loire

The château of Langeais ( Visit: 1h )

The wedding of Charles the VIIIth and Anne of Brittany

The impressive and military-looking chateau of Langeais was built in only 5 years under Louis XIth.
It is one of the most curious and interesting chateau of the Loire Valley thanks to the cohesion between its inside and outside decoration giving a very vivid impression of the XVth century atmosphere.

30 minutes trip back to Tours

on the north bank of the Loire

Back at 6 pm

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

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