Explore the Loire Valley and visit its 2 most prestigious chateaux in one great day: impressive Chateau de Chambord and stunning Chateau de Chenonceau. Learn about the intimate little secrets of the French Kings who once lived there. Enjoy off-the-crowd panoramic views thanks to your local guide, benefit from wealth of thrilling genuine details and funny anecdotes and make the most of this exciting day. One of the highlights will definitely be a restful lunch away from tourist groups in a beautiful privately-owned chateau still inhabited by the family.Description
9.30am: Start at the Tourist Office in Amboise, and get into our minivan, off to Château de Chambord! More than a chateau, this work of art is a glorious historical place that will take you to the heart of the Loire Valley: your guide will make this trip back in time a fun and captivating experience. Start with a coffee break in Chambord Park, with the château right in front of your eyes. Unforgettable! Once inside, your guide will select for you the most emblematic rooms to visit, he will also share with you memorable anecdotes and point at hidden details of interest, and breathtaking views of the château. So get ready to travel back in time of French Renaissance! Highlights
Lunch will take place off the beaten path. You will enjoy tasty local food in a lovely private château of Loire Valley! Hosted by the French Countess who lives there permanently and will welcome you for lunch, indulge in the nice and cozy atmosphere and feel like the owner of the place!
Next step is Chenonceau ! On the way, get a good look at all the beautiful landscapes of Loire Valley, your guide will drive you through lovely typical villages and reveal you more hidden private châteaux. Once you arrive in Château de Chenonceau you will easily understand why it is the most visited private historical monument in France. Admire this unique château built on a bridge across the Cher River. With your guide, stroll through the gorgeously-manicured gardens "à la Française" named after the famous ladies who lived there : "Catherine de Médicis" and "Diane de Poitiers". Take your time to appreciate the refined architecture and feminine influence that prevails in each room of this renowned château, all decorated with beautiful antiques and the most divine fresh flower arrangements. After this exceptional visit, your tour-guide will offer you to share a delightful aperitif with local products in a secret little corner of the park, a spectacular day you will never forget.
7.00pm: Back to the Tourist Office in Amboise.
- Get inside tips from a local
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- Small group ensures personal service
- All entrance fees included
- Lunch included
: Loire Valley, FranceDuration
: 9 hours 30 minutes Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.