- Loire Valley castles private visit and exclusive experiences
- Vineyards, private visit and premium tasting
- Prive cruise to discover the charming villages
- Discovery of Clisson, the Italian touch
- Nantes, art in the city
- The charm of Pornic on the Atlantic coast
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- Private car with driver
- 4 or 5* boutique hotel booking
- All experiences booking
- Private guide when specified, full time upon request (main sites, guided walk or e-bike ride)
- Gastronomic and Michelin-starred restaurants booking upon request
LOCATION Loire Valley
DURATION 6 days / 5 nights
BEST TIME TO VISIT April to October, available whole year
DAY 1 | DISCOVERY OF THE ROYAL VALLEY
Benefit from a private pick-up and transfer from the airport or train station to your hotel for check-in.
Afternoon: On the path of Leonard de Vinci in Amboise
Amboise Castle, the only castle where the French kings have actually been living, from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The destiny of this castle is inextricably linked to the history of France. Numerous literary figures and artists were invited here, like Leonardo da Vinci whose tomb is preserved at the château. This royal château is thus the expression of French-style luxury but also the testimony of the artistic transition that took place in Europe during the XVIth century, from Gothic to Renaissance.
Discover Amboise Castle through an exclusive private tour with access to hidden places.
Suggestion / Diner: We would be pleased to book a gastronomic restaurant at night, for your to end up the day in a beautiful way.
DAY 2 | MAJESTIC CASTLES
Taking a flight over Loire Valley Castles is a very unique way to discover the most beautiful architectural pieces of art under new perspective, and in a pretty short period of time: Chambord, Cheverny and Chenonceau are some of the treasures to admire from the sky.
Suggestion / Lunch: In a Castle
Get the privilege to experience the gastronomic restaurant of Chenonceau Castle, a beautiful place in a natural surroundings.
Afternoon: Exclusive visit of Chenonceau Castle
Lunch will be followed by the visit of the magnificent Chateau de Chenonceau which arches span the Cher river with grace.
Cherished by Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Médicis, wonderfully furnished, the castle of Chenonceau remains the most visited of France after Versailles. It offers beautiful gardens planted on either side of the dungeon.
Why not discovering the castle from a botanical perspective through an exclusive guided visit with the Castle official gardener?
DAY 3 | EPICUREAN BREAK
After a welcoming breakfast, travelers will discover truffle growing process and experience truffle collection technique with the domain owner and his dogs. This walk will be followed by a truffle and Chinon wine tasting in a very special and authentic place, enlightened by candles. This epicurean interlude will continue with a gastronomic "truffle" lunch in a very unique, oneriric castle.
Afternoon: Charming villages discovery
Chinon, Saumur, Loches: in the heart of the Loire Valley, explore typical villages with authentic character. Nestled in these beautiful landscapes, these unique places are rocked by the Loire river and its tributaries. Our passionate guide will walk you through these charming places to relate the unique history of the place while stopping by the most gourmet addresses.
Suggestion / night: Unique places: Oneiric Castle or the only troglodyte Relais&Chateau
DAY 4 | ON THE WAY TO FRANCE LONGEST VINEYARD
Travelers will be welcomed in one of Saumur Champigny greatest vineyard and winery where they will have the privilege of meeting the renowned biodynamic winemaker for a walk in the vineyards.
An exclusive opportunity to participate in the work of the vineyard and to learn about biodynamics. Of course, they will have the pleasure to taste a few wines.
Afternoon: Clisson, surprizing Italian touch
After the destruction of Loire Valley villages due to civil wars, Napoleon's sculptor, Mr. Lemot, settled near Clisson. That was the starting point of a reconstruction process inspired by Italy. This winegrowing region started to enrich with new shimmering colors, those of brick and tiles. Renaissance style villas were also built, definitely adding a truly unique Italian touch to the area.
DAY 5 | ARTISTIC JOURNEY
Every day since 1937, Talensac marketplace gathers more than 160 local producers representing more than 50 different know-how: cheese, meat, fish, vegetables, and much more.
Accompanied by our guide, get the opportunity to discover this beautiful place and shop seasonal products.
Suggestion / Lunch: Magnificent Brasserie
In Nantes city center, discover the charm of a traditional French Brasserie with an exceptional artistic settings.
Afternoon: Art in the city in Nantes
Throughout the year, a green line drawn on the ground leads to the heart of the city and guides the travelers through" the Voyage à Nantes" road: from a work signed by a great contemporary artist to a remarkable element of heritage, from the "must" of the destination to unknown treasures, from a historic alley to contemporary architecture, from an amazing viewpoint over the city to an amazing sunset over the estuary. Alone or with our passionate guide, just follow the green line!
DAY 6 | A BREATH OF FRESH AIR ON THE SEASIDE
Pornic is a charming seaside resort of the 19th century, located on the Atlantic coast of the historical Brittany. It is famous for its charming medieval old town and its castle overlooking the old harbour, but also for its beautiful beaches and thalassotherapy resort. Indeed, this latest has been created in the former casino of the city, at the end of the XIX century. An impressive building facing the Atlantic.
Afternoon: Release pressure, thalassotherapy experience
Surrounded by the sea, Brittany has early introduced seawater and seaweed in its wellness rituals. Relax in one of its prestigious thalassotherapy resorts offering aquatic journeys and body treatments to restore mind peace and body wellness .
Suggestion / Diner: Seafood freshness @ local gastronomic restaurant
Discover tasteful local and seasonal products in a beautiful setting in front of the sea.
Available Accommodation Types
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HAUTS DE LOIRE, 4*
Contemporary atmosphere in a peaceful environment
LES HAUTES ROCHES, 4*
French classical elegance at the heart of the Loire Valley
CHÂTEAU DU RIVAU, 4*
A surprising Castle, cleverly mixing tradition to contemporary Art
We will be pleased to suggest the right accommodation based on your request
CHÂTEAU DE VERRIÈRES, 5*
French Art Deco refinement in a castle at the heart of Saumur, Loire Valley
DOMAINE DE LA TORTINIÈRE, 4*
Contemporary design and comfort in a peaceful environment in the Loire Valley
Good To Know
Loire Valley is easily reachable from Paris.
Please find below a list of direct connections to Loire Valley:
- From Paris city center by car: 2h30 drive
- From Paris city center by train: 1h15h TGV(direct) from Paris Montparnasse train station
- From Provence / Marseille by plane: 1h20 flight
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