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Small-Group Loire Valley Three Top Castles Day Trip with Wine Tasting

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    What to Expect
    Wander through the flower gardens of Chenonceau, gaze at it’s delicate arches which cross over the Cher river, and learn the extraordinary history of this Chateau which was run by woman for most of it’s existence.

    At Chambord you’ll marvel at the largest of the Loire valley chateaux, admire its extravagant architecture with double spiraled staircase and hundreds of stunning columns and spires which adorn the roof.

    Then at Amboise you’ll visit the court of King Francois 1st, the tomb of Leonardo Da Vinci, and experience the charming village attached to the Chateau! in Amboise you’ll enjoy 3 wines from this region (Red, Rosé & White).

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR :
    - Chateau de Chenonceau: This chateau has is remarkable for its feminine history of mistresses and ex queens of france as well as it’s unique aches over the River Cher. - Exquisite French Gardens: The gardens of Chenonceau with their more than 130,000 flowerings plants and shrubs are truly stunning!
    - Chateau de Chambord: This Chateau is famous for its outstanding architecture with an amazing double spiral staircase and dozens of unique spires on it’s roof!
    - Chateau d’Amboise: This Château has known the birth of princes, the reign of Kings, and the death of the greatest Renaissance master, Leonardo Da Vinci!
    - Wine Tasting : At Amboise you’ll enjoy 3 wines from the Loire Valley region (Red, Rosé & White).
    - Small group: You will be in a group with no more than 8 people and your guide! So individual attention and quality time with your guide can be guaranteed.
    - Comfortable A/C Van: You’ll ride in a brand new, very comfortable, minivan. You can even pick up some nice souvenirs and we’ll put them in the back for you.
    - Live Guide: Hear an introduction to the Loire Valley region and the history of each Chateau our professional guide who will be happy to answer any questions you have. - Visual Aids: Your guide will carry old maps and and pictures that will help you to better understand the history of each castle.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Arc Of Triomphe, Paris (address provided on voucher)
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    same as meeting point
    Inclusions
    • Small Group Tour limited to 8 people
    • Driver/guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Wine tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chenonceau
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau Royal d'Amboise
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chambord
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Small Group Tour limited to 8 people maximum
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Minimum age is 7 years
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Nisa our driver and guide was knowledgeable, professional, skilful behind the wheel and very friendly. We were lucky it was only a group of 3 which felt like a private tour. We had ample time to take in the 3 stunning chateaux and strolled through...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank vandan05
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This was a exceptional day. We so enjoyed our time with our guide and the others on our tour. Pick up time before anything was open and there was no plan for a coffee, but upon request, were accommodated. Had sufficient time to tour all...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank gerilaitken
    Claire_Fabre, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Fox Travel - Blue Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Bonjour gerilaitken, Wow! I’m so blown away by your review. It made our day here at Blue Fox Travel in Paris. I’m delighted to hear that you enjoyed your day visiting the Loire Castles with us! We’ll see you soon!

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Awesome day! Very attentive guide. He knew exactly where and when to take the best photo at Chenonceau which was important to us. Thanks for a memorable experience!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Henry C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The trip was everything promised and met all my expectations. The trip was intimate and hosted by Pablo who was accessible, knowledgable, and just a good guy. The castles were spectacular and presented in a low touch humorous way which I really liked. I loved...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Pcjxlc
    Claire_Fabre, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Fox Travel - Blue Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Pcjxlc, Thanks a lot for your reviw of our day-trip to the Loire Castles. Have you picked one for moving in? We look forward to having you on a tour again!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Beautiful drive through the countryside. Pablo, our guide, was outstanding. At each Chateaux he provided us with an excellent overview of its history. Thoroughly enjoyed the day and highly recommend.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Marc A
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    Barbara K
    8 September 2019|
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    Response from Wimbledon47 | Reviewed this property |
    I think the van is spacious enough to accommodate your group.
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    2 August 2018|
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    We didn’t really need to skip the line it wasn’t that busy
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    9 April 2018|
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    Response from judinewyork | Reviewed this property |
    No. We all met at a specific location, a cafe. This was good, since we did not have to spend time picking up everyone so the tour started right at 7am. We took a cab to location in the morning and took the subway back to our... More
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