During this morning, visit the elegant must-see Chateau de Villandry and its unique gardens as well as a lovely private family-owned château. For lunch, savor a typical French pique-nique paired with local wine in the Park of the chateau. Your passionate guide will stay with you all along the tour, sharing with you funny anecdotes and all his knowledge of the region. An unforgettable experience !Description
9.30 am: Meet your guide in front of the Tourist office in Tours and get on your minivan, off to the Loire Chateaux!
You will start your visit at Chateau de Villandry, a Renaissance jewel ranking high in French heritage. During the tour, you will time-travel to life in France back in the 16th century. Your tour-leader will guide you through all the rooms of the chateau, with plenty of thrilling anecdotes. After that, enjoy the discovery of Villandry beautifull gardens. Your local expert will share all his knowledge of this garden à la française, and show you hidden corners from where you will get the best views of the château. The kitchen garden, the Maze, the water garden...you'll see them all!!
Then, get back in the minibus for a short drive to the next stop : Chateau de l'Islette. This family-owned chateau is still inhabited today. Get ready for a very unusual visit, as your guide will take you to the most intimate rooms of the chateau, like the parent's bedroom, the kids’ corner, the family kitchen and even the bathroom! You may even get the chance to meet the owners who will share with their daily life in this house! A unique souvenir!Highlights
After the visit, have a lovely lunch with your group, near the river in the park of the chateau. Enjoy a glass of local wine with tasty food from the region... An experience you will never forget!
2.00 pm: Back to the Tourist Office in Tours.
- Small-group tour
- Led by a local guide
- Small group ensures personal service
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
: Tours, FranceDuration
: 5 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.