The finest examples of France’s Renaissance architectural. Discover outstanding cultural landscapes of great beauty, containing historical towns and villages, architectural monuments, chateaux and fine wines.
Around 2 hours away from Paris start your visit in the Loire Valley, known as the Garden of France and noteworthy for the quality of its architectural heritage in the historic towns. Start off visiting the impressive castle of Chambord, the largest one of the Valley, then visit the castle of Blois, the charming village and the castle of Amboise and finally visit the castle of Chenonceau.
Your knowledgeable English speaking driver will have the best itineraries to show you what the Loire Valley has to offer. Deluxe Drivers Experts can also customize a tour of the Loire Valley from Paris depending on your clients needs.
Included : Knowledgeable english speaking driver and private car service, transport expenses
Not included : any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, driver’s meal, food and beverage
During this private Loire Valley tour from Paris you will be amazed by the Castle of Chambord. One of the loveliest Renaissance buildings in the Valley of the Loire and also the largest one. Between medieval and renaissance architectural forms, the castle was built to serve as a hunting lodge for King Francis 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”.
Built like an amphitheater on the right bank of the Loire, dominated by the silhouettes of the castle, the Cathedral, the Basilique and the spires of St. Nicolas, Blois is a representative city molded by the Renaissance and the synthesis of the architecture of the castles of the Loire.
Visit the royal apartments, richly furnished and decorated with magnificent polychromatic decorations sets.
This emblematic monument and its landscaped gardens offer one of the most remarkable panoramas of the Loire Valley.
Its political and artistic importance within Europe in the Renaissance; intimate moments in the sovereigns’ lives, daily life in Court and behind the scenes.
An exceptional site not only because of its original design, built over the river Cher, the richness of its collections and decoration, but also because it was administrated and protected by women. Also known as the “Ladies Castle”, it was built in 1513 and successively embellished by Diane de Poitiers then Catherine de Medicis.
An old fishermen’s haunt where the decor creates a pleasant bistro feel! Loire fish, local organic vegetables: the dishes exude freshness and flavour, served with masterful originality.
In an ancient 16th century cellar, three generations of specialists selected and made wines from The Loire Valley . The cellars are located on the “Loire à vélo” bicycle route.
Situated near by the river Loire, les Caves DUHARD welcome you to an attractive site where you can discover good wines.