Enjoy “La vie de château” staying in a beautiful 4* chateau hotel in the heart of the Loire Valley
A fairytale short chateau stay in the heart of Loire Valley combining historic castles visit, wine and gourmet experiences.
Arrive in the Loire Valley by your own arrangements.
Enjoy the freedom of your own car on this self-drive trip and immerse yourself in the picturesque French countryside.
On your way to your hotel, stop in charming Amboise. Settled on the bank of the royal river, Amboise is a beautiful quaint town with narrow streets, timber framed houses and an impressive castle overlooking the Loire river, one of our favorite place here in the Loire Valley!
Mid afternoon, check-in your 4* château hotel, a beautiful boutique hotel in the heart of the Loire Valley. The château offers a park stretching over fifteen hectares and a gstronomic restaurant.
You will love the family atmosphere and charming, tastefully decorated bedrooms and experience a unique château stay!
In the evening, enjoy a gastronomic dinner in the dining room or in the terrace.
Overnight in the Chateau hotel to enjoy your short chateau stay.
Enjoy a full day private guided tour with your English speaking driver-guide.
During the day, with your expert wine guide, you will learn more about the work in the vines, discover more about the large variety of Loire Valley wines, the grape varieties like Cabernet franc, Sauvignon and about the wine making process.
In the morning, visit a famous wine estate located in Vouvray wine region. You will tour the impressive cellar and enjoy a wine tasting from the estate.
Later, arrive in a château wine estate near Amboise producing Chenin, Cabernet Franc, Gamay, Chardonnay and Malbec. Meet with the winemaker or his wife for a unique private visit. You will start with a visit of the troglodyte cellar and you will be welcome like friends in their château for a wine tasting. The tasting will be followed by a gourmet picnic lunch and accompanying wines to enjoy in their garden.
In the afternoon, continue with a last visit to an authentic family-own wine estate in Vouvray and enjoy a wine tasting a selection of wines from the estate.
At the end of the day, your guide will take you back to your accommodation.
Overnight in your château hotel
This morning, check-out of your château hotel and go discover an iconic Loire Valley historic castle.
Drive to Villandry and enjoy a self guided tour of famous Villandry gardens and castle. The last of the great Renaissance castles built on the banks of the Loire, Villandry owes its renown, beyond the shadow of a doubt, to the unrivaled combination of a perfect harmony between architecture and nature.
The garden, the only one of its kind in Europe, is composed of three levels: a first level centered around an extensive lake, a flower garden also planted with box and yew trees, and an ornamental kitchen garden where a wide range of plant varieties produce, in the sunny season, astonishing mosaics of color.
Lunch at leisure.
In the afternoon, discover Azay le Rideau. Azay le Rideau is a very pretty castle standing in the calm waters of the Indre river whose water reflects its fine façade. Surrounded by parkland and open woodland, this masterpiece of Renaissance architecture features all the refinement, elegance and grace expected of a Loire château.
A last day here to experience « la vie de château » !
3 days / 2 nights
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese…
BASED ON 2 PEOPLE - FROM 925,00€/PERS.
– 2 Nights’ accommodation in a 4* Hotel including breakfasts and city taxes
– 3 course dinner (drinks not included)
– Villandry castle access (self guided tour)
– Azay le Rideau castle access (selg guided tour)
– Full day private wine tour with an English speaking driver-guide including: 3 winery visits and wine tasting and a gourmet picnic lunch
– The travel road book
– The assistance of our team on site in case of emergency
Price doesn’t include
– Lunch and dinner (except for the meals mentioned in “price includes”)
– Drinks and any extra on site
– Any other supplement not included in the “price includes”
– Personal expenses and tips
– Cancellation and personal insurance