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Heritage day in Amboise

1 day

From 16€ per pupils

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

guided tour of St Florentin Church in Amboise - workshop about the architecture - Guided tour of the Royal Château of Amboise

  • 10 am: Guided tour and workshop at the St Florentin Church in Amboise 

First, you will visit the church with a guide, who will explain each part of the curch and what kind of architecture is it. Then, in groups, pupils will take part to a workshop in order to understand and build different vaults of the Middle Age.

  • 12 pm: picnic lunch

 

  • 14 pm: Guided tour of the Royal Château of Amboise

As the first château of the Loire Valley influenced by the Renaissance, Amboise is the perfect example of the transition between the defensive style of the middle-ages and the elegant shapes of Italian Renaissance.

Comprend :

  • 1 Guided tour of the Royal Château of Amboise
  • 1 Guided tour of St Florentin Church
  • 1 Workshop at Saint Florentin Church
  • Handling fees
  • The mentioned free entries above

Ne comprend pas :

  • The picnic lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
One-day tour : A genius in Amboise

1 day

From 38 € per pupil

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

2 chateaux - 1 picnic lunch

  • 10 am : Guided tour of the Royal Chateau of Amboise

As the first château of the Loire Valley influenced by the Renaissance, Amboise is the perfect example of the transition between the defensive style of the middle-ages and the elegant shapes of Italian Renaissance.

  • 12.30 pm : Picnic lunch in the park of the Clos Lucé

 

  • 2.00 pm : Costumed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine, the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci

As his faithful maid and cook, Mathurine knows every little secret of Leonardo Da Vinci and takes you into his last home, telling you more about the life of this great genius. A door opened onto a part of our history.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • The mentioned free entries above
  • Picnic lunch
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Educational leaflets in some châteaux
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
One-day Royal tour in Amboise

1 day

From 45 € per pupil

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

2 chateaux - Pagoda of Chanteloup - 1 picnic lunch

  • 10 am : Guided tour of the Royal Chateau of Amboise

As the first château influenced by the Renaissance, Amboise is the perfect example of the transition between the defensive style of the middle-ages and the elegant shapes of Italian Renaissance.

  • 12 pm : Self-guided tour of the Chanteloup Pagoda

In the heart of a 30-acre shaded park, an exotic 18th century Chinese pagoda. Enjoy the quietness of its Asian garden and try out forty old wooden games.

 

  • Picnic lunch in the park of the Chanteloup Pagoda


  • 3.00 pm : Costumed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine, the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci

As his faithful maid and cook, Mathurine knows every little secret of Leonardo Da Vinci and takes you into his last home, telling you more about the life of this great genius. A door opened onto a part of our history.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • The mentioned free entries above
  •  Picnic lunch
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Educational leaflets in some châteaux
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
Two-day tour: On the footsteps of the queens of France

2 days / 1 night

From 84 € per pupil

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

Guided costumed visit of Amboise - 2 chateaux - 1 night full pension in collective accommodation


DAY 1


  • 10 am : Costumed guided tour of the Royal city of Amboise with Queen Anne de Bretagne

Queen of France since the age of 14, Anne de Bretagne will share her experience of the life at the court of the Renaissance kings. A tour rich in little stories offering a wider approach on the daily life at the end of the 15th century.

  • 12 pm : Picnic lunch in the park of the Clos Lucé

 

  • 2.00 pm : Costumed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine, the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci

As his faithful maid and cook, Mathurine knows every little secret of Leonardo Da Vinci and takes you into his last home, telling you more about the life of this great genius. A door opened onto a part of our history.

  • Diner, night, breakfast and pic nic lunch in collective accomodation


DAY 2

  • 10.00 am : Guided tour and educational workshops at the Château of Chaumont-sur-Loire

Chaumont combines the massive shape of a fortress to harmonious Renaissance elements. Learn more about the meaning of several painted, carved or sculpted characters that give life to its walls.

Extra : Visit to the International Gardens Festival of Chaumont-sur-Loire

Discover some of the most extraordinary creations of the artists of the International Gardens Festival in an interactive and educational way.

 

Includes :

  •  The mentioned activities above
  • 1 night in collective accommodation including Picnic lunch on Day 2
  • The mentioned free entries above
  • Tourist Tax
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Lunch on Day 1
  • Educational leaflets in some châteaux
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
Two-day tour : From the middle-ages to the Renaissance in the Loire Valley

2 days / 1 night

From 93 € per pupil

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

4 chateaux - 1 night In collective accommodation


DAY 1

  • 10 am : Guided tour and educational workshops at the Royal City of Loches (keep and royal dwelling)

As an old prison turned into a royal dwelling, the keep of Loches offers an immersion into the reality of the daily life in the middle-ages. The perfect setting to learn more about the life of knights, lords and prisoners of the year one thousand.

  • 1.00 pm : Picnic lunch


  • 3.00 pm : Guided tour of the Royal Chateau of Amboise

As the first château influenced by the Renaissance, Amboise is the perfect example of the transition between the defensive style of the middle-ages and the elegant shapes of a new style born in Italy.

  • 1 night in collective accommodation 

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DAY 2

  • 9.30 am : Costumed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine, the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci

As his faithful maid and cook, Mathurine knows every little secret of Leonardo Da Vinci and takes you into his last home, telling you more about the life of this great genius. A door opened onto a part of our history.

  • 12 pm : Picnic lunch in the park of the Clos Lucé

 

  • 2.30 pm : Guided tour and educational workshops at the Chateau of Chambord

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • 1 night in collective accommodation: full-board including Picnic lunch on Day 2
  • The mentioned free entries above
  • Tourist Tax
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

 

  • Lunch on day 1
  • Educational leaflets in some châteaux
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
Two-day Royal tour in the Loire Valley

2 days / 1 night

From 101 € per pupil

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

3 chateaux - 1 Renaissance lunch - 1 night in collective accommodation in full pension


DAY 1

  • 10 am : Guided tour of the Royal Chateau of Amboise

As the first château influenced by the Renaissance, Amboise is the perfect example of the transition between the defensive style of the middle-ages and the elegant shapes of Italian Renaissance.

  • 12.30 pm: Renaissance lunch in the restaurant of the Clos Lucé 


  • 2.30 pm : Costumed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine, the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci

As his faithful maid and cook, Mathurine knows every little secret of Leonardo Da Vinci and takes you into his last home, telling you more about the life of this great genius. A door opened onto a part of our history.

  • 1 night in collective accomodation in full pension


DAY 2

  • 10 am : Guided tour and educational workshops at the Royal Chateau of Blois

Home to several kings, intrigues and legends, Blois offers a panorama of History of Art. From the building techniques to the materials used, you will discover the secrets of its construction.

  • 12 pm : Picnic lunch


Extra activity : Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord

Meet a figure from the past taking you into his time to discover a moment of life of this 400-rooms château, dreamt by Francis 1st.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A Renaissance lunch
  • 1 night in collective accommodation: full-board including Picnic lunch on Day 2
  • The mentioned free entries above
  • Tourist Tax
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Educational leaflets in some châteaux
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
TWO DAY TOUR: NATURE ACTIVITIES

1 day

From 81€ per pupil

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

Cruise on the Loire + Nature activities + Full day at the ZooParc of Beauval + 1 night in collective accomodation

DAY 1

  • 11 am: Cruise on the Loire, aboard the "Saint Martin de Tours" boat

A 50 minute cruise on the Loire from Rochecorbon, in order to discover the stunning landscapes of the Loire and its secrets.

  • 12.30 pm: Picnic lunch
  • 3 pm: Nature activities with the "Maison de la Loire" of Montlouis-sur-Loire

Lots of theme to discover the secrets of the Loire with a passionate guide. In groups, you will be in the field for 2 hours to learn all the life of the river Loire.

  • Diner, night, breakfast and picnic lunch in collective accomodation


DAY 2

  • Full day at the ZooParc of Beauval

First, you will have time to see all the zoo by yourself, look at every single animal. Pupils can fill in a book to help them understand each animal. Then, a workshop organized with an expert in biology will teach them how the manatee respire or they will cook diner for the marmoset.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • 1 night in collective accommodation including Picnic lunch on Day 2
  • The mentioned free entries above
  • Tourist Tax
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Lunch on Day 1
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
TWO DAY TOUR: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STAY

2 days / 1 night

From 87€ per pupils

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

Guided visit of the “Grand Aquarium de Touraine” – workshop about the Loire – Guided costumed visit of the Château du Clos Lucé – 1 night full pension in collective accommodation

DAY 1

  • 12 pm: picnic lunch
  • 14 pm: Guided visit of the “Grand Aquarium de Touraine” and workshop

More than 40 aquariums to discover all the fish living in the Loire, but also all around the world. A biologist will escort your class in every room of the aquarium.

Choose between these 2 workshops: “Careful, delicate Loire” and “hands in the water”

  • 1 night in collective accommodation in full pension

 

DAY 2

  • 10 am: Self-guided tour of the Château du Clos Lucé – Parc Leonardo Da Vinci and worshop about “nature and environment”

Discover the park and the last house of Leonardo da Vinci, where you will learn more about the life and universe of this great genius of the Renaissance. Then choose between 4 workshop about “nature and environment”.

 

Includes:

  • 1 guided tour at the "Grand Aquarium de Touraine"
  • 1 workshop at the "Grand Aquarium de Touraine"
  • 1 night in collective accomodation: full-board including picnic lunch on day 2
  • 1 self-guided tour at the Château of the Clos Lucé - Parc Leonardo Da Vinci
  • 1 workshop at the Château of the Clos Lucé - Parc Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Tourist Tax
  • Handling fees

 

Does not include:

  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch on day 1
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
three-day trip: Discover the French History

3 days/ 2 nights

From 145€ per pupil

On the basis of 30 pupils + 2 free adults + 1 free driver

Guided tour of 4 châteaux (and 2 with workshops) - 2 nights in collective accomodation

DAY 1

  • 11 am : Guided tour of the fortress of Montbazon  The medieval crafts

This emblematic caslte from the Middle Ages opens its gates to the youngest and teaches them History through numerous workshops. Follow the knight throughout the different places, and learn all the crafts of this period. 

  • 12:30 pm : Picnic lunch
  • 14 pm : Workshops at the fortress of Montbazon

The potter, the basket maker, the weaver, the dyer, the tailor, the calligrapher, the illuminator, the coin engraver, the candle maker, the blacksmith, the saddler, the stone carver, the herbalist, the shingler, the baker and the crossbowman will welcome you in their workshops, choose between 2 of them.

  • 1 night in collective accomodation in full pension

 

DAY 2

  • 10 am : Costumed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine, the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci 

As his faithful maid and cook, Mathurine knows every little secret of Leonardo Da Vinci and takes you into his last home, telling you more about the life of this great genius. A door opened onto a part of our history.

  • 12 pm : Picnic lunch, provided by the accomodation

 

  • 14:30 pm : Guided tour and workshop at the Château of Beauregard

Follow your guide in the amazing portrait gallery of most of the French kings. Then, pupils will take part to a worshop: turned into historical investigators, they will have to look for all the 327 portraits hiden all over the park of the Château.

OR

  • 14:30 pm : Guided tour and workshop at Fougère-sur-Bièvre Château

A well conserved fortified castle, built in the XV century. Then, pupils will take part to a workshop about the differents games at this time.

  • 1 night in collective accomodation in full pension

 

DAY 3

  • 10 am : Guided tour of the Château of Chambord 

The château of Chambord is an exceptional architectural creation that draws its inspiration from the French tradition as much as from the new ideas of the Italian Renaissance. 

  • Picnic lunch provided by the accomodation

 

includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • 2 nights in collective accomodation: full-board including picnic lunch on day 2 and 3
  • The mentionned free entries above
  • Tourist Tax
  • Handling fees

does not include :

  • Lunch of day 1
  • Educational leaflets in some châteaux
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities

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