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

Highlights
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more memorable experience
  • Visit the Loire Valley, a UNESCO-listed region of central France famous for Renaissance castles and gardens
  • Explore the châteaux of Chenonceau, Chambord and Amboise
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Small-Group Loire Valley Three Top Castles Day Trip with Wine Tasting
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Small-Group Loire Valley Three Top Castles Day Trip with Wine Tasting
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Overview
Stroll through the châteaux of Chenonceau, Chambord and Amboise on this full-day tour from Paris to the UNESCO-listed Loire Valley. Admire Chenonceau’s amazing floral gardens, and marvel at the sheer grandeur of Chambord, the largest chateau in the valley. At Amboise, see the quarters of King Francois I and the tomb of Leonardo Da Vinci. Learn from an informative guide about each site, and fit in souvenir shopping along the way. This small-group tour is limited to just eight people, ensuring personalized attention.
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.

Reviews (63)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great part of our trip

My mom and I went on a day trip with Antoine to see the chateaus of Loire Valley in November. This was one of the most enjoyable days of our stay in France! We were the only ones who signed up for the tour this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elise S
Claire_Fabre, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Fox Travel - Blue Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Elise, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review, and post your wonderful pictures! The Loire castles are indeed wonderful, and with Antoine as a tour guide, you can really get the best of it! We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Just amazing!

I had no idea France had so many lovely castles. I even liked it better than Versailles, because it feels like you're going back in time as opposed to Versailles that can make you feel like you're in a theme park (being so crowded and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank demartinimaru
Reviewed 2 October 2018
Wonderful Tour and Excellent Guide

My husband and I took the Loire Valley tour and it was fantastic. Our guide Nieca was wonderful, fun, energetic and excited about showing us the Chateau and gardens. It was a well planned full day trip. We were practically the first ones to arrive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Quinn T
Reviewed 25 September 2018
Great time

This was a great day trip. Guilleme was a great driver and explained the drill for the day. The drill is that we left at 7am from Paris, drove to Chambord. The driver explained what we would be seeing, then we went into the castle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Exploration813048
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Loved our castle tour

We were looking for a small group tour and after much study, decided on Blue Fox because it seemed more of an individual experience. We simply loved our tour. All three castles and the wine tasting were wonderful. Best of all was our tour guide,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Jeri M
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Response from Teresa2012_13 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t really need to skip the line it wasn’t that busy
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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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