Chenonceau and Chambord Loire Valley Castles & Wines from Tours (shared)

Highlights

  • Explore the Historic Surroundings of a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Discover the historic estates of Chateau de Chenonceau and Chambord

  • Taste delicious regional wines with the guidance of a sommelier

  • Bask in the breathtaking landscape of the Loire Valley, the

  • English speaking Guides, Experts of the Loire Valley

Summary

During this day tour, you will enjoy guided tours of Chenonceau and Chambord and appreciate a wine tasting at Caves Ambacia.

Tour info

Duration
8 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (18-64 years)
€185.00
Child: (5-11 years)
€169.00
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

8.50 am - Meeting point at Tourist Office of the city of Tours.

  • - Guided tour of the Chateau of Chenonceau
  • - Tour and wine tasting at Caves Ambacia
  • - Free time for lunch (at own expense)
  • - Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord

Drop off: 05.30 PM Tourist Office of the city of Tours

Guided Tour of the Chateau of Chenonceau.
The unique architecture of the Chateau of Chenonceau makes it one of the most exquisite Chateaux in the Loire Valley. Nicknamed "The Ladies Chateau", the castle of Chenonceau is related to important French women such as Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici. The magnificent Renaissance Gardens around it make it even more spectacular.

Les Caves Ambacia, the Loire Valley Wine Experience!
Sensorial visit and Vintages' Odyssey followed by a guided wine tasting with a sommelier (extra wines are at an additional cost).

Optional lunch at Caves Ambacia (35€/person).
Caves Ambacia welcomes you in its restaurant "l'Oppidum" where you will discover typical Loire Valley products such as Cheeses, Delicatessen and fishes. You will be delighted by the view on the Loire River! This option includes a 2 courses menu (Dish & Dessert) with a glass of Loire Valley wine and a coffee. If you do not want to add this optional lunch, then you will have free time for your lunch (at own expense) in Amboise.

Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord.
Drive to the Estate of Chambord, a national game reserve as large as the city of Paris. The Chateau de Chambord (guided tour) is a unique monument by its architecture and proportions. Leonardo da Vinci probably took part in the conception of the project. With more than 400 rooms and its double spiral staircase, the visit of Chambord Caslte is a highlight of the Loire Valley.

What’s included?

  • Transportation in a comfortable fully equipped minivan

  • English-speaking driver/guide, Loire Valley Expert

  • Entrance fees of Chenonceau Castle

  • Entrance fees of Chambord Castle

  • Wine tasting in a cellar Cave

  • Personal insurance & expenses

  • Meals & drinks

  • Entrance fees other than mentioned

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you book

  • Instant booking confirmation

  • Tour is operated in English and maximum one other language

  • Small group option, maximum 8 persons

  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible

  • Prices are per person

  • Currency is in Euros

Before you go

  • Please be ready 10 minutes before arrival time

  • Available from March to October, every day

  • Tour requires minimum 2 passengers (adults) to operate

  • In case minimum numbers are not reached we will offer to reschedule or refund your tour

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 72 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 72 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

About operator:

Ophorus Tours is both a licensed Tour Operator, member of Atout France and ETOA, and a Transportation company with headquarters in Bordeaux. We operate since 2005 and conduct Walking Tours, Day Trips, Private Tours, Shore Excursions and multi-regional Tours throughout France. 

Our multilingual office staff is made up of France Travel Experts that design unique itineraries for both individuals and groups. Their perfect knowledge of the destination allows them to suggest carefully crafted programs to professionals of the Travel Trade all over the world. 

Our in house team of licensed, multilingual Tour Guides are local Experts that can conduct any type of tours including (but not limited to) Cultural & Historical, Food & Wine, Luxury, Battlefields, Active, Family friendly, Faith-based etc...