On this private day trip from Paris, visit three castles in the Loire Valley, a scenic region known for its wine and stunning French châteaux. With a private guide, you'll learn about the lifestyle, art, architecture, and politics of the historical period when French kings held court in the Loire Valley. The tour takes you to three of the region's most significant castles: Château de Chenonceau, Château d'Amboise, and Château de Chambord.
Your day trip to the Loire Valley begins with pickup at your Paris hotel by your private guide.
Head out of the city and into the picturesque countryside to visit romantic castles that evoke the glamour and grandeur of French aristocracy in the Renaissance era. Follow in the footsteps of nobility as you explore three estates known for their size, architecture, and previous inhabitants.
At Château d'Amboise, once home to French royalty, take in the 15th-century furniture collection. Then visit Château de Chenonceau, a lavish castle on the River Cher featuring quintessential Renaissance architecture. Finally visit the grand dame, Château de Chambord, a UNESCO World Heritage site once home to King Francois I, as well as Leonardo da Vinci.
Note: It is possible you may visit different castles such as Château de Blois or Château de Cheverny, in certain circumstances, but it will be a total of three.