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  1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Loire Valley Châteaux

From Paris: Day Tour of Loire Castles with Lunch

Product ID: 10456
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Enjoy this day tour from Paris to 3 Loire castles from the renaissance. Discover Leonardo da Vinci's inventions at Amboise, learn about the 6 women of Chenonceau, and explore the royal chambers of Chambord Castle and climb the double helix staircase.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, German
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup is available from your hotel or accommodation in central Paris (zip code must start with 75), for bookings made at least 72 hours prior to tour departure (local time).
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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  • Enjoy small groups on this day tour in the Loire
  • Discover Leonardo da Vinci's inventions at Amboise
  • Admire the famous double helix staircase at Chambord Castle
  • Learn about the 6 women of Chenonceau
  • Explore the royal chambers of François I and Louis XIV at Chambord Castle
Full description
On this full day tour you’ll discover the beautiful French castles of the Renaissance era. You’ll start with a visit to Amboise, the place where Leonardo da Vinci was invited by François I to live and work. During the visit you’ll have a chance to see all of the artist’s amazing inventions.

After enjoying lunch together you’ll drive to Chenonceaux to visit Chenonceau Castle, built on the River Cher. It is also called the "Chateau of the 6 women." Women, including Catherine de Medici, played an important part in the history of the castle, and you’ll learn all about their interesting lives on the tour.

After being taken through the castle and its gardens you’ll continue to Chambord Castle, famous for its double helix staircase. Here you’ll have a chance to explore the royal apartments of François I and Louis XIV. At the end of the day you’ll be dropped off at your hotel in Paris.
  • Departure from and return to your hotel in Paris
  • Services of a driver guide
  • Visit to Amboise
  • Lunch - drink included
  • Visit of Chenonceau Castle and its gardens
  • Visit of Chambord Castle
  • Entrance tickets
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
The local guide reserves the right to change or cancel some of circuits without any advance notice.

Please note the Pick-up time indicated on the voucher is approximate and may vary up to 30 minutes according to the traffic in Paris.
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Product ID: 10456