1-Day Castles of the Loire Valley Tour from Paris

  • Tour code: 374-3788
  • Available: Sat (May- Oct)
  • Depart from: Paris, France
  • Duration: 1 Day
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Highlights:

Visit Amboise, 37 (Chateau du Clos Luce, 37), Chambord, 41 (Chateau de Chambord, 41), Chenonceaux, 37 (Chateau de Chenonceau, 37). Inclusions: All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle

Special Remarks:

  • Visit Chateau de Chambord -the inspiration castle for movie Beauty and the Beast

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Adult:$48
Child:Free

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Paris - Chambord - Chenonceaux - Amboise - Paris(480 km)
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Day 1 Paris - Chambord - Chenonceaux - Amboise - Paris(480 km)

The Loire is the longest river in France, forming the Loire Valley around it, which is filled with historical monuments, including hundreds of majestic castles. This area is known as "the Garden of France." Many of these have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, including Chambord, Chenonceau, and Amboise. We will return to Paris at the end of the day. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

Chambord is a town in Loir-et-Cher in France. It is famous for the royal Chateau de Chambord.

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    is one of the most recognizable chateaux in the world because of its very distinctive French Renaissance architecture which blends traditional French medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures. The building, which was never completed, was constructed by King Francis I of France.
    Admission (Optional): Adult 11

The population of permanent residents hovers about 400, as of 2012, but there is a large influx of tourists during the summer months, because the village adjoins the former royal Chateau de Chenonceau, one of the most popular tourist destinations in France.

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    The Chateau de Chenonceau dates back literally a millennia. The first mention of it in writing occurs in the eleventh century A.D. It is immediately recognizable due to the sweeping arches that make up the base of the building.
    Admission (Optional): Adult 13

is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It lies on the banks of the Loire River, 17 miles (27 km) east of Tours. Today a small market town, it was once home of the French royal court. The town of Amboise is also only about 11 miles (18 km) away from the historic Chateau de Chenonceau, situated on the Cher River near the small village of Chenonceaux. Its former name was Ambacia, from the old name of the river and marsh Amasse.

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    This small chateau's claim to fame was the years it spent as the official residence of Leonardo da Vinci. It is primarily a museum dedicated to the inventions of the famous Renaissance Man, and includes several models of his ideas.
    Admission (Optional): Adult 10.90

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