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From Tours/Amboise: Azay le Rideau, Rivau & Villandry

Product ID: 86411
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Go on a guided tour of the Chateau of Azay le Rideau and then have lunch at a family estate or at a traditional restaurant. Discover local products and taste Bourgueil or Chinon wines for truly authentic moment.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Lunch at a family estate or traditional restaurant
  • Tour one of the most spectacular gardens of Touraine - Villandry
  • Discover local products and taste Bourgueil or Chinon wines
Full description
Take a tour of the Chateau of Rivau which is a perfect balance between gardens, architecture, and contemporary art. You will be surprised by this 15th century fortress, which contrasts with the quirky art exhibition. Its huge garden is inspired by fairy tales and cartoons. A confidential place for an original experience.

Then, have a guided tour of one of the most spectacular gardens of Touraine, Villandry. By its diversity and originality (Love Garden, Kitchen Garden, Aromatic and Medicine Plant Garden, Water Garden and the brand new Sun Garden) and by its size (15 acres, 1150 linden trees), Villandry is the Loire Valley garden not to be missed.

With your guide, learn to speak the language of a medieval and Renaissance garden while discovering the power of thyme and basil on your health. At the end of the tour, your guide will drop you off in Tours at 5:30 PM or in Amboise at 6:15 PM.
Includes
  • Transportation in a comfortable 8-passenger minivan
  • English-speaking guide
  • Tickets and guided tours at the Chateau of Azay le Rideau
  • Chateau of Rivau and Gardens of Villandry
  • Lunch in a Chateau with wine tasting
What’s Not Included
  • Extras
  • Drinks and meals
  • Train tickets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tourist Office of the city of Tours, 78-82 Rue Bernard Palissy, 37000 Tours, France at 09:30.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Pickup at 9:00 AM from Amboise Tourist Office (Monday & Thursday)
• Pickup at 9:30 AM from Tours Tourist Office (Monday & Thursday)
• Please note that your guide can lead the tour in a maximum of 2 languages per minivan
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.8 / 5
based on 5 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.5/5

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France Intense

Product ID: 86411