7 day / 6 nights
Note: Since each tour is customized to your tastes, your tour will be different depending on your preferences. This is an example of a tour, which was designed for a specific client.
Day 1: ARRIVAL,
AMBOISE + CLOS LUCE + NIGHT IN YOUR TROGLODYTE SUITE
Pick up at the Vendôme Villiers TGV station. Possible arrival time from Paris: 8h17 AM
Drive to Thoré la Rochette , you take possession of your troglodyte suite. Coffee and croissants, presentation of the day activities. Drive to the city of Amboise, visit of Clos Lucé, Leonardo da Vinci last home, http://vinci-closluce.com/fr and visit of the Chateau d’Amboise, Lunch in Amboise. In the afternoon wine tasting with a small winemaker. Back to Thoré la Rochette to your troglodyte suite: https://www.loirevalleystay.com/your-space/. In the evening diner at the http://www.leplessis-restaurant.fr/
Day 2: CHAMBORD + NIGHT IN YOUR TROGLODYTE SUITE
After breakfast, drive to the Château of Chambord, visit of the Château and gardens. Wine tasting at Chambord. Lunch at: Maison d’à Côté ( Michelin one star restaurant) https://www.lamaisondacote.fr/ Drive back to Thoré la Rochette to your troglodyte suite https://www.loirevalleystay.com/your-space/ .Diner at home prepared by Luc Bonhomme
Day 3: CHAUMONT + INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GARDENS + NIGHT IN YOUR TROGLODYTE SUITE
After breakfast, drive to the Château of Chaumont including International festival of gardens: lunch at the Chaumont: http://www.domaine-chaumont.fr/fr/festival-international-des-jardins . One the way back to Thoré la Rochette : https://www.loirevalleystay.com/your-space/wine tasting in a local winery. PM visit of Vendôme, and diner in Vendôme.
Day 4: CHINON + FONTEVRAUD ABBEY + NIGHT IN THE ABBEY 4 STAR HOTEL
After breakfast, drive to the city of Chinon, visit of the Fortress, local farmer’s market. Lunch at the winery: Domaine de Noiré with a horse carriage tour in the vineyard.
PM Arriving at the Abbey of Fontevraud http://www.fontevraud.fr/en/ where you will stay at the : 4 star Hotel http://www.fontevraud.fr/en/Sleeping-at-Fontevraud/L-hotel Diner at a local restaurant in the village of Fontevraud
Day 5: VILLANDRY + FONTEVRAUD ABBEY + NIGHT IN THE ABBEY 4 STAR HOTEL
After breakfast, we drive to the Château of Villandry and gardens. http://www.chateauvillandry.fr/en/ Lunch in Villandry. Drive back to your 4 star hotel at Fontevraud http://www.fontevraud.fr/en/Sleeping-at-Fontevraud/L-hotel Diner at a local restaurant.
Day 6: SAUMUR + FONTEVRAUD ABBEY + NIGHT IN THE ABBEY 4 STAR HOTEL
After breakfast visit of the City of Saumur, visit of the château, lunch at a local restaurant in Saumur. PM visit of the famous sparkling wine vinery: http://www.bouvet-ladubay.fr/accueil/ Evening: good bye diner in the Michelin one star restaurant of the Abbey http://www.fontevraud.fr/Manger-a-Fontevraud/Le-Restaurant
Day 7 DEPARTURE
After breakfast, drive to Tours for TGV train departure to Paris
note: we could propose shorter customized tours as well. Please get in touch with us