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Fairytale Loire Castles, Wine Tasting & Lunch: Full-Day Trip

by City Wonders
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Highlights

  • See 3 fairytale Loire Valley castles in one day

  • Visit the inspiration for Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

  • Includes 3-course meal of traditional rural French dishes

  • Includes 2 wine tasting opportunities

  • Guided tours and free time at all 3 venues

Highlights

  • See 3 fairytale Loire Valley castles in one day

  • Visit the inspiration for Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

  • Includes 3-course meal of traditional rural French dishes

  • Includes 2 wine tasting opportunities

  • Guided tours and free time at all 3 venues

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Fairytale Loire Castles, Wine Tasting & Lunch: Full-Day Trip

Activity Location

Chateau de Chambord

Loire Valley

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Paris Catacombs

    Place Denfert-Rochereau

    Paris


Description

Step out of Paris and into a fairytale, travelling in air-conditioned comfort to the beautiful Loire Valley. This part of France is dotted with magnificent castles that once housed the country’s nobility and on this expertly crafted tour, you’ll get to live like one of them! Enjoy local food, wine tastings, and the chance to wander the halls of three astounding châteaux, all with an expert tour leader to coordinate the details and entertain you with anecdotes about the region between stops.

From Paris, you’ll head first to Château de Chambord. Disney fans will find this castle’s turrets familiar; it was the inspiration for the castle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’. You’ll learn all about the castle’s captivating history from your guide, before getting the chance to explore its beauty for yourself – and work up an appetite for the next stop while you’re at it!

A guided wine tasting and traditional three-course meal await you at a private estate. The family that owns this charming Château will proudly present their wines and rural French dishes to you, before granting you the freedom to explore their stunning estate.

Finally, you’ll visit the elegant Château de Chenonceau. Don’t miss the impressive main hall, which spans the river Cher, or the gardens cultivated by Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici. After the tour, you can continue exploring or indulge in a second wine tasting in the vaulted wine cellar.

Three uniquely beautiful castles, good food and wine, all amid the scenery of the Loire Valley: this tour is a feast for the senses.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Loire Valley castles

  • Admission fees

  • Skip-the-line entrance to Chateau de Chenonceau

  • Lunch and drinks

  • Winetasting

  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide

  • Roundtrip transport in a comfortable private coach


Exclusions

  • Guided tour of the Chateau de Chambord


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • You must be 18 or older to be served alcohol.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Fairytale Loire Castles, Wine Tasting & Lunch: Full-Day Trip ratings based on 98 Verified Reviews

Expedia Verified Reviews

4.7 out of 5

5/5 22 Feb 2020

Best tour we took during our 9 day stay in Paris. The chateaus were lovely! Adiola and John went above and beyond in giving us the history of the chateaus and the history of the valley. We learned a lot! They made the trip very fun and memorable. And the lunch prepared and served in the second chateau with wine tasting was amazing!

Charles R

United States

5/5 4 Dec 2019

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Paris and Ady and Claire from City Wonders were wonderful hosts. Will book this again a million times. Great value and lots of history and beautiful locations.