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Loire Valley - Chateaux Country

Highlights / General details During this tour you will visit 3 majestieux castles of the Loire, masterpieces of the Renaissance theater major stages in the history of France. You will discover the Château de Chambord, the creation of François 1er with its famous double staircase, the lovely Chateau de Chenonceau on the Cher: a building remarkable for its architecture and history surrounded by beautiful gardens. Finally, the Château de Cheverny, private castle has retained its furniture and decoration of the 17th century. Inclusion Transportation in luxury air conditioned coach; Entrance tickets and Guided visits of the three castles; Lunch during the winter season only (drinks included); Earphones; Services of our licensed multilingual guide. Available languages: Summer - English: every departure; Spanish: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday; French: Wednesday; Japanese: Tuesday, Sunday; Portuguese: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday; Chinese: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday; Italian: Saturday, Sunday (July and August only). Winter - English: every departure; Spanish: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday; French: Saturday; Japanese: Tuesday; Portuguese: Tuesday, Thursday; Chinese: Thursday, Saturday. Exclusion Lunch in the summer season; Gratuities. Hours of operation Tour is available: Daily, except Friday (Summer: April-October); Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (Winter: November-March); Departs at 7:15am. No tour departures on: February 7; May 1. Duration Approximately 12.5 hours. Location Departure Point: Pyramides Agency, 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris. Itinerary Aquitaine motorway to Chambord (arrival approximately 10:00am). In winter: tour of the royal castle in the middle of the huge park. In Cheverny, visit the castle still inhabited and furnished. Lunch included at Saint-Hubert (or similar). Afternoon dedicated to visit the Château de Chenonceau, famous to bridge the gallery above the Cher. Arrival in Paris around 20h. During summer: Mondays and Saturdays in summer, visit of Amboise instead of Cheverny. Free time for Lunch (on your own). Additional Information During winter time, we recommend good walking shoes and warm clothing. Policies During summer: Mondays and Saturdays in summer, visit of Amboise instead of Cheverny. Attention: in winter lunch is included; in summer lunch on your own. Guests are required to present themselves at our agency at least 30 minutes before excursion departure time for check-in. Please note that check-in will close 10 minutes before excursion departure time. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**