We will start our day following the Loire river to Amboise, where you will find on the top of a spur of rock, the Royal Chateau of Amboise - which was Francis the 1st’s main residence. With its Gothic and Renaissance styles, the chateau will make you fall in love with its panoramic view on the valley. you must not forget about the St. Hubert’s chapel, where Leonardo da Vinci rests in peace.
After the lunch break in the old town, we will go towards the Sologne region in order to visit the Chateau of Cheverny which has been in the same family for more than 600 years. This beautiful classical edifice inspired Hergé’s Marlinspike Hall in ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ comics.
We will finish our excursion with the breath taking Chateau of Chambord. Made of more than 400 rooms, 282 fireplaces, as well as more than 70 staircases, including the famous central double helical staircase, it was Francis the 1st’s hunting lodge. This architectural masterpiece is one of the largest Chateau in France, after Versailles. Thus, throughout the day, we will show you the beautiful French countryside landscapes and the Loire and Cher valleys.
- Travel in an air-conditioned minibus for the full day tour
- A multilingual driver guide
- Audio support in the vehicle (English, Japanese, Chinese, Brazilian and Spanish)
- The possibility to benefit from reduced rates in all the visited sites
- Entrance fees to castles or gardens
- Motorway tolls
Day trip by minibus to the castles of :
- Amboise (2h30 with lunch break),
- Cheverny (1 hour),
- Chambord (1h50).
Minimum of 2 people required for departure.
Passengers must arrive at least 10 minutes before departure. Excursion in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus, maximum 8 passengers.