JEWELS OF THE LOIRE VALLEY - 2 DAYS/1 NIGHT from 125€ per person
The splendour of Chenonceau and the richness of the gardens of Villandry, discover the attractions the "Garden of France"
Arrival in Tours in the morning.
Check into your chosen accommodation in the city center of Tours (hotel**, *** or ****).
During the morning :
Departure to Vouvray with your car, small village built at the foot of the cliff where cave dwellings are dug in the rock. It is also the Vouvray wine area, famous for its white wine from the IV th century, during which Saint Martin introduced the vineyards. Guided tour of the "Cave des producteurs de Vouvray" and tasting.
Lunch on your own expenses.
During the afternoon :
Visit of the GARDENS OF VILLANDRY.You will walk through one of the most beautiful gardens in France distributed on three levels : the water garden, surrounded by a cloister made of linden trees , the ornamental garden, displaying its "love", "music" and herb gardens, the kitchen garden.
Dinner in a city centre restaurant of Tours.
Accommodation in Tours (hotel**, *** or ****).
In the morning :
Departure with your car for a sightseeing of the Loire valley. You will visit 2 monuments on your own:
Visit of the CHATEAU DE CHENONCEAU. Built in the XVIth c., it is one of the purest Early French Renaissance style works. The square dwellings, built in the riverbed itself on the piles of a fortified mill, the square building is the original chateau. On the bridge built by Diane, rises The two-level gallery completed by Catherine de Medicis.
In the afternoon :
Sightseeing of the CHATEAU DE AMBOISE. Built during the XVth and XVIth centuries Amboise was really the first royal residence. You will discover its French Gothic and Renaissance architectural styles. From the gardens, overlooking, the town of Amboise, you will discover one of the most beautiful panoramas of the Loire valley.
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The sequence of visits can be changed according to your requirements.