Loire Valley Castles & Chateaux

  • Private car/minibus
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  • 12 HOURS

About The Tour

Visit 3 of the Loire Castles in 12 hours or 2 in 10 hours

Heading south from Paris, your guide will take you to three of the most beautiful Renaissance residences in France. Francois I's Chambord is the archetype of the Renaissance period and even embellished by one Leonard da Vinci when he visited during it's construction boasts 440 rooms, 365 fireplace and 13 great staircases.

Your guide will take you next to Chenonceau, also known as the Castle of Ladies due to the powerful French women who each made an impact on it including Catherine de Medici. This charming castle is remarkable for its superb architecture and history and also for the fine quality of the Renaissance furniture and tapestries inside.

Clos Luce is your last visit, given to Leonardo Da Vinci by Francois I, it is here that Leonardo spent the last years of his life and here you can wander through the gardens and discover his marvelous inventions.

If you have the choice, we recommend avoiding this tour on a Sunday.