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Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours

45 rue de Varennes, 36210 Chabris, France
+33 2 54 40 15 42
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Highly recommended

Was very impressed with the guides knowledge. Was a great day visiting chateaux, sampling wine and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave E
via mobile
A memorable experience-5 stars

My wife and I experienced the day tour with Colin at the beginning of July. We would like to say... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Damien E
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Perth, Australia
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Guided tours of the vineyards of the Loire Valley with local experts Colin and Marie-Chantal Elliott. We live in the region, speak the language and are enthusiastic about the wines and the region.Tours are tailor made and may include chateau and garden visits.
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45 rue de Varennes, 36210 Chabris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very impressed with the guides knowledge. Was a great day visiting chateaux, sampling wine and eating. I feel this tour gave me a good idea of what the region has to offer.More

Thank Dave E
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your kind review of your recent trip. It was a pleasure to meet you and your guests and to share some time together. I was particularly pleased to be able to assist by sending a consignment of wine for your daughter's wedding...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I experienced the day tour with Colin at the beginning of July. We would like to say Colin is an excellent guide,knowledgeable,friendly,honest,good sense of humour and above all just a really nice guy. We were picked up efficiently and the timings of...More

Thank Damien E
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Damien and Rebecca, Thanks a lot for your comments. As you know, I have both a sister-in-law and a brother in Australia so it is always nice to have some clients from 'down under'. Actually, I think you may have taught me as much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 with little to no wine experience. Colin was extremely helpful with informing us about the different types of wine. We arrived late because we missed our train. Colin easily rearranged his schedule to accommodate our late arrival and early...More

Thank Austin M
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

How kind of you to post a review. As always, it was a pleasure and a privilege to show off our region to our American clients and I only wish you had had more time with me. I was delighted to provide you with information...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife and I spent 2 absolutely delightful days with Colin in the middle Loire region. Colin is amazingly well-informed about the wines and history and culture of the area, and he possesses a dry wit that makes his explanations even more enjoyable. Before our...More

Thank James C
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I am flattered and delighted that you have taken time and effort to write such a complementary review. I do my best to keep the customer satisfied and we seem to have succeeded in this case. I should say that, with clients as pleasant as...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

We scheduled the Best Reds Tour to coincide with a 3-day stay in the Loire Valley in May. Colin picked us up at the bed and breakfast where we were staying, and we spent the day visiting three different vineyards and enjoying a lovely lunch...More

Thank Mike S
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Mike and thank you so much for taking the trouble to review your tour with us. You chose a particularly interesting B&B near Amboise which even made it into the Loire Valley Wine Tour Facebook page. I very much enjoy taking clients to Chinon...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Just spent two weeks traveling across France, Germany and Austria with friends. Our private tour with Colin in the Loire Valley was one of the highlights! He picked us up at our hotel in Amboise and we visited Chenonceau in the morning, stopped for a...More

Thank MarthaBNC
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your visit to two of my favourite chateaux; it was a pleasure to show off some of the region's highlights including, of course, the wine. I hope we have the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a fantastic time in the Loire Valley! The owner drove us around for the better part of the day. He was very charming, and well educated about French wine and the region we toured. We made it to two wineries for private tours...More

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UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

It was so kind of you to support us by providing a review of your recent trip. You chose our Best Reds tour to the area around Chinon and Bourgueil and were lucky that a local wine fair was in full swing that day. Whenever...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely tour, relaxed fun and knowledgeable. Highlight of our visit!! Colin provided a comfortable and relaxing tour of the chateaux and the wineries in the valley! Great fun!!More

Thank Cheryl W
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your trip on TripAdvisor; I am delighted you enjoyed it. It was such a pleasure to tour with you both for the day, experiencing a little of the culture and countryside and sampling a wide...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

My boyfriend and I were on a two-week trip to Europe for my 30th birthday and decided to book a tour with Colin for our stay in Veuil. It was easily the highlight of our trip! What a perfect way to explore the area -...More

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UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Very kind of you to write so kindly about your day out with me. And what an interesting B&B you discovered; I had no idea it was there but will suggest it to others now. I enjoyed the day and my time with you. Thank...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My high school chum (of many years) and I discovered the Loire Valley Wine Tour when planning a weekend trip down from Paris without a car. This task proved more daunting than I expected (having found the Burgundy region Wine Tour with Colette Barbier easily...More

Thank Weldon61
UkHostLand, Owner at Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us and it was a pleasure to show it to you. I learn more each time I visit Chenonceau - and I visit it very often with clients - even having a honeymooning Boston museum curator...More

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Jane S
15 April 2017|
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Response from UkHostLand | Property representative |
Many thanks for your interest in our tours. Monday 17th is not available but I could offer you the Tuesday if that helps. Colin
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Garrisongirly
16 August 2015|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Tell Colin what you would like to do, and because he knows the area inside and out, he'll have a good idea of places/vineyards to visit. He is incredibly knowledgeable of the valley.
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