Touraine-Chenonceau private tour

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Duration
8 hours
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Why take this tour?

This is our most popular tour, ideal for a day trip from Paris, or those staying locally. You will be treated to a guided tour of the wonderful renaissance palace of Chateau de Chenonceau and its gardens on the banks of the river Cher. The chateau itself contains an unequalled collection of renaissance art and is still privately owned. AOC Touraine-Chenonceau wines can be tasted nearby and a visit to a family wine-maker is always popular. Lunch is enjoyed amongst the locals at a restaurant in Montrichard and is followed by a further tasting of a wide range of Loire wines. Finally, we drive to the winery, vineyards and tasting room of a wine-making family with roots going back 500 years. There will be plenty of chances to buy the wine you taste and they are such good value you will want to send some home to enjoy with friends. We can help with the shipping. This tour is a fascinating introduction to the Touraine region of the Loire Valley, enjoyed by many clients before you.

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Private transportation

  • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chenonceau

  • Wine purchases

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travelers

Guide is vaccinated. Foreign guests will need to provide vaccination details on arrival in France.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Loire Valley Wine Tour - Day Tours

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About operator:

Guided tours of the vineyards of the Loire Valley with local experts Colin and Marie-Chantal Elliott. We live in the region, speak the language and are enthusiastic about the wines and the region.Tours are tailor made and may include chateau and garden visits.

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