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Enjoy a day in the French Countryside while you explore three remarkable Chateaux in the Loire Valley. Join a small group tour from Paris and spend the day marvelling at the beautiful Renaissance castles of Chenonceau, Chambord, and Amboise!

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.

Locations visited
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
Chateau de Chambord
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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.
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
  • Audio-guide and round-trip transport by comfortable minivan included
  • Visit a village near Amboise
  • 12-hour day trip to Loire Valley castles from Paris
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Relaxed Day in the country side

Our trip had the added bonus that some of the other tour participants didn't turn up, so we had a private tour of the Loire Valley. Out tour guide spoke excellent English and engaged in conversation with us along the way and at each of...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A wonderful day in the Loire

Blue Fox Travel provided a wonderful day in the Loire Valley. Our guide Neesa made it great! She wanted us to have an informative and enjoyable visit. The three chateaux (castles) were wonderful to explore. We enjoyed all three. We had free time to explore...More

Thank RogerfromPlymouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
We did this tour through Blue Fox travel group. I cannot say enough good things about this company.

If I could go back and plan our Paris trip over, I would be sure that all of our day trips were through Blue Fox Travel. The guides were nice, funny, and made the trips very enjoyable. They were on time; the vans were clean...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 18 June 2018
Great Day Trip to the Loire Valley

My family and I booked this day trip to the Loire Valley which was incredible. The countryside and 3 castles were beautiful. My favorite castle was Chenonceau. It had the most to see inside and I just loved the fact that it sat above the...More

Thank corinnecheatham
Reviewed 2 June 2018
Beautiful Area of France

We only had time for a day trip to Loire Valley and to see some of the castles and this trip allowed us to do that and see a lot in the short time that we had. The three castles were very different so it...More

Thank Barbara C
Jean-Baptiste D, Owner at Blue Fox Travel - Blue Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Barbara, Thank you for your nice feedback about our Loire Valley Castles day trip from Paris. I'm glad you enjoyed the day with your guide Nicolas. We hope to see you again for another day trip :) Regards, JB Owner

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Response from corinnecheatham | Reviewed this property |
No, there was no skip the line tickets for the three, however, with that said the entrance fee/tickets to all three castles were taken care of by the tour company and really skipping the line was not necessary. The way the... More
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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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