- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Lunch included
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Small-group tour by minibus
Your day tour starts with pickup at your Paris hotel by your guide for the drive to your first stop in the Loire Valley, the Castle of Amboise (Château d'Amboise), once a royal residence.
Featuring Renaissance designs, the white castle stands on the banks of the Loire River, towering over the landscape. Take a 1-hour tour with a provided audio guide to see the castle's interior rooms, chapel (where Leonardo da Vinci is entombed), and gardens, and learn about its history, including how it was a gathering place of philosophers, sculptors, and artists from all over France, Flanders, and Italy, including Da Vinci, who came to the château in 1516 and lived until his death in 1519.
Next, visit a restaurant situated in a unique natural surrounding: an ancient mountain cave, which was dug in the chalky valley to use for wine aging. Today, it creates an intimate atmosphere for lunch; enjoy regional Loire Valley dishes and a welcome glass of Montlouis sparkling wine amid the cozy decor of woodwork and a large fireplace.
Your last stop gives you the opportunity to discover some French wine. Learn about the wine-production process at a winery, where you'll take a guided tour that includes a tasting of six wines—one rosé, one white, and four reds from the Chinon AOC, accompanied by local products. Afterward, return to Paris to end your day trip.
- Wine tasting
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Guaranteed to skip the long lines
- Small-group tour
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
8:30 - 9:00
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.