Loire Valley Castles Private Tour


Cultural Tour

12 hours


From Paris

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Discover outstanding cultural landscapes of great beauty along Loire Valley Castles Private Tour, containing 3 major historical castles of the Loire Valley: Chambord, Chenonceau, and Cheverny (or Amboise or Chaumont or Blois)

Highlights of the Loire Valley Castles Private Tour


-Explore the beauty of the Renaissance on our Loire Valley Castles private tour

-Visit the truly royal Chateau de Chambord and its garden

-Learn about the history of Cheverny and Chenonceau Castles

-Discover the scenic drive through the vineyards of Loire Valley

Full Description of Loire Valley Castle private tour


Around 2 hours away from Paris start your Loire Valley Castles Private Tour with one of the most impressive and largest castle in the region, Chambord. The castle was built to serve as a hunting lodge for King Francois 1er. It became ever since, a retreat for French kings, especially Louis XIV. It was under his auspices that French dramatist, Molière, produced for the first time “Le bourgeois Gentilhomme”. Of all its architectural wonders, the most famous is the double-spiral staircase, by Leonardo da Vinci, the core of the building.

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We also recommend visiting Cheverny, a classical early 17th-century private castle richly furnished, with a small park and a hundred hound dogs in their kennels. A magical place which enchants visitors of all ages. A grand estate that has been in the same family for over six centuries.

Do not miss the castle of Chenonceau if you wish to discover a unique conception of architecture and décor. Castle-bridge built over the river Cher, the beauty of its architecture reflects in the river, also called "le Château des Dames", your private guide will explain to you many details of its history.

On your way back to Paris, enjoy a drive through Amboise and admire the best panoramas of the Valley, and later next to the castle of Blois, with its charming village and a real example of French architecture between the Middle Age and the 17th century.

Other castles can be discovered in the region, including Blois, Amboise, Chaumont, ask our experts to set a day-tour itinerary. Also discover the Loire Valley + Wine Tasting Tour (click here).

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at your place of stay in Paris, and drop off back at your place of stay


☑️ Includes

-This tour will be managed in a private car adapted to the size of your group

-bookings of tickets to each Castle

Itinerary / Interactive map

*Click on the markers for more details

Photo gallery

Our Local expert tips


+Visit of the castles
Chambord, Chenonceau, Cheverny, Blois, Amboise, Chaumont... We are connected to each castle to manage the best visit with your private guide. During your booking process, just let us know your preferences, and will make the best matches with your itinerary.
+How long is the drive from Paris to loire valley?
The distance between Paris and Chambord is about 200km. Under normal traffic conditions, it will take about 2H minutes to reach your first stop. This means that you will spend about 7 hours visiting the Champagne region.
+Know before you go
Tours operate rain or shine The tour will return to Paris at around 20:00, depending on traffic

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