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La Loire from Amboise to Vouvray

1 day

From 48 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 12:30 am : Lunch in a traditionnal restaurant

 

  • 15 pm : Boat trip on the Loire from Rochecorbon
 Captain shares his love of the wild and majestic Loire. On this boat of 66 seats, discover an extraordinary natural garden, shaped by the Loire over the centuries. A boat trip insured at the foot of limestone cliffs and troglodytic dwellings.

  • 16:30 pm: Wine tasting in an underground cellar AOC Vouvray in Rochecorbon

Discover the preparation of wine using the traditional method, but also the history of the extraction of freestone, silkworm cultivation  or a mushroom factory. At the end of the visit, you are invited to enjoy a selection of 3 wines.

 

Includes 

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A traditional lunch including appetizers, wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
One-day tour “Renaissance, a discovery of Amboise”

1 day

From 50 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Dressed guided tour of Amboise - Dressed guided tour of a chateau - 1 traditional lunch

  • 10 am: Dressed guided tour of Amboise historical centre “following in the footsteps of Anne de Bretagne”.

Anne de Bretagne, wife of two successive kings of France who lived for a long time in Amboise relates the history if the city and her daily routine at the Court of the Renaissance kings

  • 12.30 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant


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

Mathurine, faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A traditional lunch including  wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on the total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
Getaway in the Loire Valley

1 day

From 50€ per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

1 chateau tour + 1 tasting + 1 traditional lunch + 1 boat trip

 

 

  • 10 am : Discover Chenonceaux by boat

 

Boat trip on River Cher aboard a 60-seats traditional flat boat, or aboard l'Ambacia, a 75-seats comfortably arranged and covered, with a passage under the arches of the chateau of Chenonceau, commented live by the crew.

  • 11.30 am : Discoveries in underground cellars in Amboise

Based on the discovery of the wines of the Loire Valley, and especially some Touraine old vintages around a tasting of unique local products. After the tour and commentaries on the cellar's philosophy (wine as pleasure, as emotion, how to have un unforgettable time around a glass of Loire wine and value it on your table). Tasting of 3 wines and their appetizers.

  • 12.45 pm : Traditional lunch in an underground restaurant

Reception in the cellar and baking in a wood-fired oven to discover the hot fouées (small breads),

  • 2.45 pm : Self guided tour of the Château du Clos Lucé - Park Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci settled at the Clos Lucé in Amboise in 1516, where he spent his last 3 years. Discover his mansion, his renovated bedroom and 40 amazing machines in the Park Leonardo da Vinci. A true initiatory journey to discover the main artistic creations and inventions of the Italian genius.

Includes:

- the mentioned activities
- a traditional lunch, including wine and coffee
- free persons according to the number of people
- handling fees

Does not include :

 - transportation

- personal expenses

One day tour : Chateaux and wines in Amboise

1 day

From 53 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 2 chateaux - 1 traditional lunch - 1 wine tasting

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 12 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant

 

  • 2.30 pm : Guided tour of the Château Gaillard in Amboise

Discover this intimistic château, "Royal paradise" of Dom Pacello, King François 1st' gardener. He planted the first Orange trees of France in this 15 hectare domain situated in the heart of Amboise.

  • 5 pm: Wine tasting in an underground cellar

Enjoy the fineness and fruitiness of our wines, grown along the harmonious slopes of the River Loire, and aged in genuine underground cellars.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A traditional lunch including  wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on the total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation

 

*alcohol can damage your health, please drink responsibly.

Relaxing day in the Land of Chateaux

1 day

From 56 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 12 am :  Lunch at the Auberge de Beaumarchais in Autrèche

In a rustic and countryside setting, enjoy our  "homemade " game specialties or stews (boar, pieces of deer meat , ostrich lemon, prunes bison and Armagnac ...)

  • 14 pm :  Safari on a little train to meet with large farmed game to Reserve Beaumarchais
       

In a park of 30 ha, and aboard the Safari Train, enjoy the game evolve from free-ranching around you: the majestic stags, hinds and fawns, boars, bison of America, ostriches ...  Guaranteed thrill.

  • 16 pm: Visit of the Parc des Mini Châteaux from the Loire to Amboise

Within a 5-acre park, discover 45 models at scale 1:30 of the most beautiful Loire Valley chateaux. The mini-castles is an opportunity to discover the most prestigious chateaux with giants'feet. 

Includes 

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A traditional lunch including appetizers, wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
One-day tour “A Royal Day in Amboise”

1 day

From 57 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 2 chateaux - 1 traditional lunch

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 12 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant


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

Mathurine, faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A traditional lunch including  wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on the total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
Chateaux, troglodytic site and arts and crafts in Amboise

1 day

From 59 € per Person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Dressed-up guided tour of Amboise - Dressed guided tour of a chateau - 1 traditional lunch

  • 9 am: Dressed-up guided tour of the old town of Amboise and of Greniers de Cesar troglodytic site.

Discover the little streets of the old town of Amboise with your guide, dressed-up as a Renaissance character, to the mysterious trogodytic sites of the Greniers de Cesar.

  • 11.30 am: Visit of the glass blowing troglodite workshop of Chargé

In this workshop located in a troglodite cave of Chargé, the glassblower gives life to the melting matter to create unique pieces. A pedagogical discovery of this ancestral art.

  •  1.00 pm: Lunch in a traditional restaurant


  • 3.00 pm: Dressed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine who was the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci

Mathurine,faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius.

 

Includes : 

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A traditional lunch including  wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
One-day tour “The essentials of Amboise”

1 day

From 62 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 2 chateaux - Pagoda of Chanteloup - 1 picnic

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 12 pm : Guided tour of the Pagoda of Chanteloup

An 18th century exotic Chinese tower built in the heart of a 35-acres park, a majestic symbol of the Duke de Choiseul’s attachment to oriental cultures.

  • Picnic packed lunch provided at the  Pagoda of Chanteloup


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

Mathurine, faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A packed lunch at the Pagoda including wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on the total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
One-day tour “Amboise on a little train”

1 day (available from april till september)

From 64 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 2 chateaux - city tour on the little train - 1 traditional lunch

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 11 am: City tour on the little train

Get on the little tourist train to discover Amboise’s monuments, from the Royal Chateau to the Clos Lucé and the river banks.

  • 12.30 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant

 

  • 3 pm: Dressed guided tour of the Clos Lucé with Mathurine, the maid of Leonardo Da Vinci.

Mathurine, faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius.

 

Includes :

  • The mentioned activities above
  • A traditional lunch including  wine and coffee
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
One-day tour “Amboisian way of living”

1 day

From 67€ per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

1 boat cruise - 1 wine tasting - visit of one chateau - 1 lunch - 1 afternoon snack in a tea room

  • 10 am: Boat cruise on the River Loire

Aboard an authentic wooden boat, which transported goods on the Loire in the past, follow the meanders of the wild river and discover its fauna and flora.

  •  12.30 pm: Wine tasting and a“winemaker’s lunch” in an underground cellar

 

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  •  4.30 pm: Afternoon snack in a Tea room founded in 1913

The family chocolate workshop has been enchanting the world’s taste buds for over a century. Now it’s your time to enjoy the chef’s delightful chocolates and candies.

 

Includes 

  • Guided / accompanied tours mentioned in the above sites
  • A traditional lunch including  wine and coffee
  • 1 afternoon snack
  • A free entry depending on the total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
Two-day tour “Chateaux, vineyards and discoveries”

2 days / 1 night

Hotel category 2* = from 159 € per person - Hotel cat. 3* = from 179 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 2 chateaux - Dressed guided tour of Amboise - 1 guided tour on vineyard with a wine tasting - 1 lunch - 1 traditional dinner - 1 night

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DAY 1

  • 2.00 pm : Guided tour at the Royal Chateau of Amboise

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 4.00 pm : Guided tour of a vineyard with food and wine tasting in an AOC Vouvray wine cellar 

The tour starts in one of the vineyard’s most beautiful plot, to discover all the stages of the winemaking process, from the vines to your glass. Then, visit the underground cellars located deep in Rochecorbon’s tuf stone slopes, There, enjoy a tasting of 5 wines from the estate, next to local specialties (goat cheeses and pork rillettes).

  • 7.30 pm : Dinner in a traditional underground restaurant

 

  • Accommodation in a 2* or 3* hotel including breakfast


DAY 2

  • 9.30 am: Dressed guided tour of Amboise historical centre “following in the footsteps of Anne de Bretagne”.

Anne de Bretagne, wife of two successive kings of France who lived for a long time in Amboise relates the history if the city and her daily routine at the Court of the Renaissance kings

  • 12 pm: Wine tasting and a “winemaker’s lunch” in an underground cellar


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

Mathurine, faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius

 

Includes :

  • Guided tours and activities mentioned above
  • 1 “winemakers’ lunch” – tasting of local products
  • 1 traditional dinner including wine and coffee
  • 1 night + breakfast in a 2* or 3* hotel
  • Tourist tax
  • A free entry depending  on  total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation

 

*Alcohol can damage your health, please drink responsibly.

Two-day tour “Discovering the great chateaux of the Loire Valley”

2 days / 1 night

From 167 € per person (hotel category 2*) / hotel category 3* = 197€ per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 4 chateaux - visit of the Amboise city - 1 city tour on the little train - 2 traditional lunches - 1 dinner  - 1 night

             DAY 1

  • 10 am : Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord

Discover the mysteries of the largest château of the Loire Valley, a gigantic fantasy of King François I, with its double spiral staircase and its impressive Renaissance terraces.

  • 1 pm: Lunch in a traditional restaurant

 

  • 3 pm : Guided tour of the Chateau of Cheverny

Celebrated nowadays as Tintin’s Moulinsart castle, Cheverny is above all, a superb example of 17th century French classic architecture, within a park of 250-acres.

  •  5.30 pm : Self-guided visit to the Royal City of Amboise

From the remains of the Gallo-roman Ambacia to the Romanesque capitals of church the Saint Denis and the impressive clock tower, discover the hidden secrets of the city at your own pace.

 

Extra : Helicopter flight above the greatest chateaux of the Loire Valley

Fly above some of the greatest jewels of the Loire Valley whilst admiring the diverse landscapes of the local vineyard on the banks of the river.

  • 8 pm : Dinner in a traditional restaurant
  • Accommodation in a 2* or 3* hotel including breakfast

 

             DAY 2

  • 10 am : Self-guided visit to the Chateau of Chenonceau

Discover one of the jewels of the Loire Valley, a romantic bridge crossing over the River Cher, symbol of the rivalry between two great ladies of the Renaissance, Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medicis.

  • 12.30 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant

 

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

Home to the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise which abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

 

 

Includes 

  • The mentioned activities above
  • The mentioned guided tours above
  • 2 traditional lunches including wine and coffee
  • A dinner including wine and coffee
  • 1 night + breakfast in a 2* or 3* hotel
  • Tourist tax
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
Two-day tour “Chateaux and Traditions”

2 days / 1 night

Hotel category 2* = from 205 € per person - Hotel cat. 3* = from 225 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 3 chateaux - 1 glass blowing workshop visit - 1 troglodite visit - 1 traditional lunch - 1 boat cruise with lunch - 1 dinner - 1 night


DAY 1

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

Discover the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 12 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant


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

Mathurine, faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius.

  • 5 pm : Visit of the glass blowing troglodytic workshop of Chargé

In this troglodytic workshop located in Chargé, the glassblower gives life to the melting matter and creates unique pieces. A pedagogical discovery of this ancestral art.

 

Extra : Balloon flight above the Loire Valley and its châteaux

Take off in a hot-air balloon above the many landscapes of the Loire Valley to discover its chateaux and vineyards.

  • 8 pm : Dinner in a traditional restaurant
  • Accommodation in a 2* or 3* hotel including breakfast


DAY 2

  • 9.30 am : Guided tour in an underground mushroom cave, formerly used as a stone quarry for the construction of the Loire Valley châteaux

Follow your guide 50 meters into the deep underground, through a network of galleries over 100km long, used as stone quarries in the past and today perfect for mushroom growing.

  • 12 pm: Cruise on the River Cher and lunch aboard a traditional boat


  • 4.00 pm: Guided tour of the Chateau of Montpoupon and its Hunting Museum

Formerly designed as a medieval fortress, Montpoupon evolves later as an elegant Renaissance chateau. Today, it hosts large collections of the Hunting Museum as well as contemporary art.

 

Includes :

  • Guided tours in the mentioned sites above
  • 2 lunches (with a cruise-lunch) including wine and coffee
  • A traditional dinner including wine and coffee
  • 1 night + breakfast in a 2* or 3* hotel
  • Tourist tax
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
Three-day tour “Discovering the Loire Valley”

3 days / 2 nights

Hotel category 2* = from 284€ per person - Hotel cat. 3* = from 321 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 4 chateaux - 1 chocolate tasting - 1 boat cruise - 1 wine tasting - 2 lunches ans 2 traditional dinners - 2 nights

                DAY 1

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

Discover the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 4 pm : Demonstration and tasting in a traditional chocolate workshop founded in 1913

The family chocolate workshop has been enchanting the world’s taste buds for over a century.  Now it’s your turn to enjoy the chef’s delightful chocolates and candies.

  • 6 pm : Free time in the Royal City of Amboise

From the remains of the Gallo-roman Ambacia to the Romanesque capitals of the church Saint Denis and the impressive clock tower, discover the hidden secrets of the city at your own pace.

  • 7.30 pm : Dinner in a traditional restaurant
  • Accommodation in a 2* or 3* hotel including breakfast


DAY 2

  • 10 am: Boat cruise aboard a boat on the River Loire

Aboard an authentic wooden boat which transported goods on the Loire in the past, follow the meanders of the wild river and discover its fauna and flora.

  • 12.30 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant


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

Mathurine, faithful maid and cook, knows every little secret about Leonardo Da Vinci. She will take you into his last home and tell you more about the life of this great genius.

  • 5 pm : Wine tasting in an underground cellar

Enjoy the fineness and the fruitiness of our wines, grown along the harmonious slopes of the River Loire, and aged in genuine underground cellars.

  • 8 pm : Dinner and evening in a traditional underground restaurant
  • Accommodation in a 2* or 3* hotel including breakfast


DAY 3

  • 10 am: Guided tour of the Chateau of Chaumont-sur-Loire

Majestically overlooking the river, Chaumont combines a massive fortress with harmonious Renaissance architecture, marked by the presence within its walls of several famous personalities.

  • 12.30 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant


  • 3 pm: Guided tour of the Royal Chateau of Blois

Through several kings, intrigues and legends, Blois offers a panorama of the History of Art, symbol of both periods: Medieval and Renaissance.

 

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

Stroll through the alleys of about 20 plots, designed by many artists who let their imagination run free. Have your senses awakened on entering the Garden of Sensations.

Includes :

  • Guided tours in the mentioned sites above
  • 2 lunches (with a cruise-lunch) including wine and coffee
  • 2 traditional dinners including wine and coffee
  • 2 nights + breakfast in a 2* or 3* hotel
  • Tourist tax
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include :

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Extra activities
Three-day tour “Full discovery of the Loire Valley chateaux”

3 days / 2 nights

Hotel category 2* from 299 € per person - Hotel cat. 3* from 336 € per person

On the basis of 30 people + 1 driver

Visit of 5 chateaux - 1 boat cruise - 1 troglodyte visit - 3 lunches and 2 traditional dinners - 2 nights

             DAY 1

  • 11 am : Cruise on River Cher aboard a traditional boat to the arches of the Chateau of Chenonceau

Cruise on the peaceful waters of River Cher and enjoy a unique passage under the arches of the Chateau of Chenonceau.

  • 12:30 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant
  • 3 pm : Guided tour of the Royal Chateau of Amboise

Discover the Renaissance period in the Loire Valley, the Royal Chateau of Amboise abounds with historical stories as well as architectural elements. A total immersion into the History of France.

  • 7.30 pm : Dinner in a traditional restaurant
  • Accommodation in a 2* or 3* hotel including breakfast

 

             DAY 2

  •  10 am : Guided tour of the Chateau and the gardens of Villandry

Discover this chateau which is a must of French Renaissance, magnified by splendid gardens à la Française and an impressive 3-acres large vegetable garden.

  • 12.30 pm: Lunch in a traditional restaurant

 

  • 2.30 pm : Guided tour of the Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

Built of the banks of the River Indre, Azay is a masterpiece of French Renaissance, praised both by elegance of its exteriors and the majesty of its interiors.

  •  4.30 pm : Guided tour of the underground site “Vallée des Goupillières”

Have a visit going back into the past and discover the life of farmers of the middle-ages, who lived for centuries in these underground farms, carved out of the rock.

  •  8 pm : Dinner and evening in a traditional underground restaurant
  •  Accommodation in a 2* or 3* hotel including breakfast

 

             DAY 3

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

Through several kings, intrigues and legends, Blois offers a panorama of the History of Art, symbol of both periods: Medieval and Renaissance. 

  •  12.30 pm : Lunch in a traditional restaurant

 

  •  3 pm : Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord

Penetrate the mysteries of the largest château of the Loire Valley, a gigantic fantasy of King François I, from its double spiral staircase to its impressive Renaissance terraces.

 

Includes 

  • Guided tours in the mentioned sites above
  • 2 traditional lunches including wine and coffee
  • 2 traditional dinners including wine and coffee
  • 2 nights in a 2* or 3* hotel + breakfast
  • Tourist tax
  • A free entry depending on total number
  • Handling fees

Does not include

  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation

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