RIGNY USSE & AZAY LE RIDEAU

Date: Saturday 23 jun 2018 - Monday 31 Dec 2018 Show map

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 Val de Loire Valley on a 9-seat comfy minibus.

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.

Then you will taste some wine at Bourgueil and you will enjoy a meal inside the only « tonneau-pique-nique» of France, in the middle of the vineyard that belongs to our family.
The meal is made by a local chef with products only from the Loire Valley.
The view on the vineyards and the château de Rigny-Ussé is breathtaking.


The garden was designed by Le Nôtre, the architect of the gardens of the Château de Versailles under Louis XIV.
This legendary castle inspired Charles Perrault for his Sleeping beauty fairy tale.

This will be followed by the visit of the château 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
*Audio-guide
*Transportation with luxury minivan
*Lunch (starter-main-dessert) drinks & wine included
*Wine tasting
*Driven by the most friendly multilingual driver of the Loire Valley.

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