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Castles & wines day trip to the Loire valley from Paris - Small group tour

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An unforgettable day in the Loire Valley! Visit Chambord Castle and two family-run wineries, have lunch at a winemaker’s and enjoy magnificent panoramas on the vineyards. Wine Passport has it all organized: from your departure to your way back, your guide will take care of everything for you.

  • THIS WINE TOUR INCLUDES:
    • 11-hours wine-day tour of the Loire Valley region from Paris
    • Visit the Château (Castle) of Chambord
    • Discover two family-run wineries and enjoy a tasting at each site
    • Enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tasting at a traditional, family-run estate
    • Enjoy magnificent panoramas on various Loire Valley Castles
    • Small-group tour limited to eight people to ensure personalized attention
    • Pick up at your hôtel in Paris, drop off in central Paris (Hôtel de Ville)

    Want to see splendid Renaissance Castles and taste delicious Loire Valley wines? At the end of this 11-hour wine & culture day tour, you will have fallen in love with Chambord impressive architecture and with the diversity of Loire Valley wines.

    After early morning hotel pickup in Paris, travel with your knowledgeable guide approx. 2h south of the city in direction of Chambord Castle. En route, bite into flaky croissants and pastries while hearing about the winemaking region of Loire and its heritage.

    Arrive at Chambord Castle in the morning for an audioguided tour. Come away knowing the secrets behind this magnificent « Château », constructed by King Francis I of France five hundred years ago.

    Back in your air-conditioned minivan, pass through the vineyards of Touraine, Vouvray and Montlouis sur Loire. Admire the colorful landscapes of Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc grapes.

    Settle in at a family-run Vouvray Wine estate, where you'll meet the winemaker and enjoy a delicious meal of traditional food, paired with a wine tasting.

    After lunch, discover another family-run winery and depending on availability, taste sparkling white wines, dry and sweet white wines, red and rosé wines. Here, you'll get to taste authentic Loire Valley wines largely unavailable in the rest of the world.

    You'll be dropped off in central Paris (Hôtel de Ville) in the early evening.

    Your program:
    • 7.30am: Departure from Paris to Chambord
    • Morning: Audio guided visit of Chambord Castle, near Blois
    • Lunch: Gourmet lunch at a family-run winery of the Loire Valley, in the area of Tours
    • Afternoon: panoramic view over the vineyards, visit and tasting of Loire Valley wines at a boutique winery

    Return to Paris is planned in late afternoon/early evening.

    DEPARTURES EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY - GROUPS OF 4 TO 8 PEOPLE
    IF YOU WISH TO DO THE TOUR AN OTHER DAY, PLEASE CONTACT US
    Bigger groups are possible for private tours on demand
    For a private tour, please contact us

    • Wine cellars are usually quite cold and damp (45 °F / 10 °C): do not forget to bring warm clothes with you. Most of the visits include a lot of stairs and no elevator to access the underground galleries.
    • Please note that the schedule and the wineries visited are subject to minor changes depending on the season and on supplier availability.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of the booking.
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. Wine Passport reserves the right to cancel any tour where the minimum number is not reached (4 ppl). In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
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