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Loire Valley Castles Tour

Explore the Loire Châteaux and their noble inhabitants
$2,431 and up
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Tour Details
About the Tour
10.5 hours
Photos & Highlights
  • Day trip from Paris to Loire Valley
  • Led by an art historian
  • Château de Langeais, Château d'Azay-le-Rideau, Château de Chambord, and Loire Valley
Tour Description
Where You'll Start
Tour Experts
Marie Theres
7 Reviews (4.89)

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Sylvie was so friendly and knowledgeable. The tour exceeded our expectations. The train trip was nice. Our driver was very good. We thoroughly enjoyed our day.
Loved Marie. A great guide. That said, I don't really think it was worth the high price for a private tour. For the money, I think second class train tickets were strange. I've done a small group tour of the same itnerary before and, while the guide was nowhere near as good, the tour was a more cost effective experience. I would not reccomend this tour to others.
Marie’s suggestion to visit the Chateaux of Amboise, Chenonceau and Chambord enabled us to have a perfect understanding of the evolution of the Chateaux in the Vallée de la Loire. Marie has great knowledge about their historical, architectonic and functional aspects and the skill to share such knowledge in a simple and interesting way. She was able to contextualize the Chateaux within their historical period and to point out the historical personage related to them. She was always more than willing to answer our questions and used each of those moments as springboards to add further points and issues of interest. Noteworthy was her approach towards the Chateau of Chenonceau as having always been related to important female figures, which enabled us to appreciate their personality and historical importance, as well as the conflicts surrounding them. The driver (Mário, I believe) was very attentive and friendly. We learnt a lot in a very pleasant way!