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Villandry Wine tour

Day one: Villandry – Day two: your castle selection

Loire Valley castle tours

-Wine tastings-Gourmet meals- One night in a troglodyte

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 Villandry + your second castle selection

Select your second day, castle

 VIP, Private tour, (up to 4 Persons)

Your round trip TGV ticket from Paris to the Loire Valley is now included!

Loire Valley, France

(Easy access from Paris: 42 minutes, by TGV train)
NO DRIVING FOR HOURS, YOU CAN RELAX AND BE SAFE.

Two days, with one night accommodation,all-inclusive, breakfast, gourmet lunches and diner.

Description:

DAY ONE:

Only 42 minutes from Paris, taking the fast TGV train, we will meet you in the morning at the TGV station: Vendôme Villiers, departure from the “Gare Montparnasse” in Paris. We will drive you first to your accommodation, a beautiful troglodyte suite. After coffee, and croissants, we will leave to the  famous château de Villandry.

 The château of Villandry is on the banks of the Cher river. This is a renaissance Château.  Its famous renaissance gardens include a water garden, ornamental flower gardesn and vegetable gardens. The gardens are laid out in formal patterns created with low box hedges. In 1934, Château de Villandry was designated a monument historique. Like all the other châteaux of the Loire Valley,  it is a World Heritage site. . The visit of the château and gardens will take about 2.5 hours.

We will follow with a lunch at a nice local restaurant tasting the local wine appellations: AOC Touraine.

In the afternoon, we will visit a local winery where you will be able to meet the winemaker and tour le cellar. This will start your education about the Loire Valley wines. The Loire Valley produces Red wines, white wines, rosés and sparkling wines. Before the end of the day, you will have tasted many of the Loire Valley varietals.

On the way back, we will drive through the countryside and forests over to the banks of the Loire river, going through small picturesque villages.

There will be plenty of chances to buy the wine you taste and they are such good value you will want to send some home to enjoy with friends, and families. We can organize the shipping, and handle the custom paper work for you.

Diner will prepared by Luc Bonhomme as a food and wine pairing experience. This will be an apportunity to taste lesser known French gastronomy. It is then time for you to enjoy spending the night in your troglodyte suite.

 Your troglodyte suite

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DAY TWO:

After breakfast, we will drive to the second castle, the one you have selected (stated on your booking form). After the visit, we will have lunch at a local restaurant . On the way back to Thoré la Rochette, we will stop at a winery for a tasting. In the early evening, we will take you back to the TGV train station for your return to Paris.

 

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Tour pricing: US$478 per person

(double/twin occupancy)

including TGV train station pickup, and drop off.

Tours available from Mars to November 2018

What’s included:

• Train TGV tickets round trip from Paris Montparnasse to Vendôme, Villiers  station

• Comfortable transport

• English expert guide by: Luc Bonhomme (company’s owner)

Day one:

• Coffee, and croissants upon arrival

• Access to your accommodation in the morning

• Villandry château, and visit of the French formal gardens

• Lunch (award winning restaurant)

• Winery visits and guided wine tastings

• Opportunity to buy and ship wines

• Diner in a French home or local restaurant

• Night accommodation in your troglodyte suite

Day two: 

• Continental breakfast

• Visit of second casltle, the one you have selected (make your selection in the booking form)

• Lunch at a local restaurant

• Wine tasting in the afternoon

• Return to railway TGV station: Vendôme Villiers

• Good bye gift

Ideal for novice or expert tasters

What’s not included:

• Travel insurance

• Personal expenses

 

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