Day 1 – PARIS
Arrival at Paris airport, meeting with our guide, city overview and private transfer to the hotel, accommodation in reserved rooms. Free time. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – PARIS – FONTAINEBLEAU – CHAMBORD – BLOIS – TOURS
Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with our guide, full day dedicated to visiting the wonderful valley and its castles. Let’s start with the Castle of Fontainebleau (visit with audioguides), a magnificent royal residence in Renaissance style surrounded by beautiful gardens. In late morning departure for the Loire Valley, a place of great charm, where the beauty of nature, the magic of art and historical events are intertwined in every corner. The cities and castles of the Loire Valley are listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Lunch. Arrival at the Chambord Castle which, with its 440 rooms, is the largest of those that arise in the area: immersed in a splendid and vast park, it was built at the behest of King Francis I and, it is said, according to an idea of Leonardo da Vinci, guest of the king in the nearby Castle of Amboise. Guided tour of the castle and the park. We continue to the Royal Castle of Blois , following the location of Tours, a city of art and history, the capital of the Valley. Hotel accommodation. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3 – TOURS – VILLANDRY – AZAY LES RIDEAU
Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide, guided tour of Tours with its beautiful buildings in white tuff and slate roofs, and Place Plumerau overlooked by the beautiful fifteenth-century houses, the Cathedral of Saint-Gatien. Lunch. Afternoon dedicated to visiting the castles of the Loire west of Tours. First visit to the small castle of Azay Les Rideau, on the banks of the Indre river. We continue to the Castle of Villandry, visit of the gardens and exteriors. Return to Tours. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – TOURS – AMBOISE – CHENONCEAU – FONTAINEBLEAU
Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with our guide and departure for Amboise, visit of the marvelous castle, whose towers and slate roofs dominate the Loire and the narrow streets of the historic center. Lunch. We continue to the Renaissance castle of Chenonceau in a panoramic position on the banks of the River Cher and surrounded by vast gardens. At the end of the visit departure for Fontainebleau. Arrival in the evening, hotel accommodation. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – FONTAINEBLEAU – PARIS – CITY OF DESTINATION
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
End of our services.
- Hotel 3 * / 4 *
- Half board treatment (breakfast and dinner incl.)
- GT bus for excursions and transfers
- Local guide according to schedule
- Entrances according to schedule
- Tour escort during the tour 24h assistance
- Any other services not specified