Address: 78 rue Bernard Palissy, 37000 Tours
from 189€ / You will be able to experience “l’art de vivre à la française” visiting the UNESCO World heritage site the castles of Azay-le-Rideau, Rigny-Ussé & Villandry.
A member of our staff can pick you up in front of the Tours Val de Loire Tourist office at 9:00 AM
Then you will discover the treasure of the French Valley of Kings.
You will first visit a Renaissance masterpiece, the château of Azay-le-Rideau that is located on a tiny island, considered as the jewel of the Val de Loire.
The next stop will be at the château de Rigny-Ussé.
The castle of Sleeping Beauty seems to have been created with a magic wand and the castle inspired many poets (Charles Perrault for his Sleeping beauty fairy tale).
The garden was designed by Le Nôtre, the architect of the gardens of the Château de Versailles under Louis XIV.
Then you will enjoy a full gourmet lunch inside the only « tonneau-pique-nique» of France, in the middle of the vineyard that belongs to our family (Close to the public).
The meal is made with products only from the Loire Valley and some wine from Bourgueil.
The view on the vineyards and the château de Rigny-Ussé is breathtaking.
This will be followed by the visit of the château & gardens de Villandry.
You will enjoy walking on the banks which are today considered as the most beautiful gardens of France.
At the end of this great experience, the Val de Loire staff will bring you back to the departure place around 06:30 PM.
Total cost 189 € per adult & 139 € per child including:
*Entrance tickets for all monuments
*Transportation with luxury minivan
*Full gourmet lunch (starter-main-dessert) drinks & wine included
*Driven by the most friendly multilingual driver of the Loire Valley.