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Two-day tour “Chateaux, vineyards and discoveries”

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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.

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