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Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
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Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
From EUR260.00
 
Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
From EUR260.00

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A Private Wine Cellar

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A Gracious Hostess

Visiting my friend's family home in Noyant where he grew up was a interesting experience. They lived in small town, Noyant, in what might be considered a farm house. I'm not sure though. The farms...
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This photo was taken from the TGV, enroute to Tours, as we flashed through what appeared to be wheatfields. Coming from Australia, where ongoing droughts have left much of the country very brown, it...
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The abundance and diversity of the cultural activities represent one of the characteristics of Tours. The architectural heritage, the museums, theatres and cultural events fully justify the reputation...
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In Tours, every step you take, you see a restaurant!There are so many restaurants, you can try them all!Anyway, you'll surely find something you like.In the first time, pay attention the dishes are...
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In Tours there's a big university with many subjects.It's in front of the Loire river, and it's well connected to the city center by a main street if you travel by car, or a a bridge if you want to go...
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say hello to the Old Chap Leonard of Vinci. Both artist and engineer, Leonard of Vinci was the first specialist of science fiction. He had some ideas in advance on his time : the car, the plane, the...
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stay a moment at the WAX...

stay a moment at the WAX MUSEUM (Historial de Touraine) Joan of Arc heard voices before the invention of the mini tape recorders. You know certainly the story : she came from Lorrain, obtained an Army...
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visit the WAX MUSEUM. It...

visit the WAX MUSEUM. It shows the contribution of Tours and its area to the France History. The Charles 7th 's nickname is 'Le Bien Servi' (The Well Served)because he owes Joan of Arc his crown and...
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Tours is surrounded by Chateaux. Unless you plan on spending lots of time and money there to see them, I suggest little trips. Get as close as you can by train, and then figure it out from there. I...
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If you can only see one chateau, see Chenonceaux for its stunning setting on the river and its colorful history. Also: Blois has history (think Queen Margot); Chambord is imposing; Azay-le-Rideau is...
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tour the inside chambers of le Château de Chambord. The photo here is of the King's bed. Apparently the King and Queen had seperate bedrooms, but ironically enough, they had a secret door connecting...
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Bars city

There are also a lot of bars, where you can drink a beer or (better) a wine of Loire valley!Many persons everywhere!
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11 Rue de l'Aviation, Tours, Loire Valley, 37100, France
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Le Vieux Tour (Old Town Tours)

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Castles

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Churches

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Museum

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