SHORT GETAWAY IN THE ROYAL VALLEY 3D/2N

Discover Loire Valley gastronomy and the major historical, cultural and artistic sites

Itinerary Highlights

  • Chenonceau Castle, exclusive visit
  • The truffle, private experience related to this luxury mushroom
  • Premium Vineyard, private visit and tasting
  • Private cruise along the Loire river to admire charming villages

Willing to extend your stay in the Loire Valley or discover Brittany? Just click on the "TAILOR-MADE" button below


Included

  • 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 3 days / 2 nights

BEST TIME TO VISIT March to October, available the whole year

Itinerary Details

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DAY 1 | MAJESTIC CASTLES

Morning: Private flight over Loire Valley 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 experience at 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.
Upon request: Why not discovering the castle from a botanical perspective through an exclusive guided visit? We would be pleased to organize VIP experiences for you at Chenonceau.

DAY 2 | RELAXING DAY ALONG THE LOIRE RIVER

Morning – Private cruise along the Loire River
Discover Loire river castles and charming villages at the peaceful rythme of a traditional sailing boat.
For a few hours, our friendly Captain will tell you everything about local fauna, flora and history. With Loire river villages as a background, taste the best of local gastronomy and wine. Take a walk on a river island or a nap on the boat deck to enjoy the sunlight. Relax, and enjoy the cruise...
Other pptions: e-bike ride along the river, private guided visit of Chinon, Loches or another charming one with a passionate guide.

Lunch – on board, or our selected gourmet address

Late afternoon – Vouvray troglodyte cellar private visit and premium tasting
Vouvray is the Loire Valley champagne, Indeed this fine sparking wine uses the same process as his famous cousin, the Champagne, but cannot benefit from the same name as not being produced with Champagne area grapes. After a fascinating private guided visit of the troglodyte cellar, digged in the famous bright local stone: tuffaut, enjoy a premium Vouvray tasting in a manor or outdoor terrace with a River view. You will be surprised by the quality of this precious wine.

DAY 3 | GOURMET EXPERIENCE IN UNIQUE PLACES

Morning: Truffle experience
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: spend the night in an incredible castle or in the only troglodyte Relais&Chateau hotel in Europe

Available Accommodation Types


Let us know which accommodation matches your tastes

best 4* hotel in the loire valley

HAUTS DE LOIRE, 4*

Contemporary atmosphere in a peaceful environment

best 4* hotel in the loire valley

LES HAUTES ROCHES, 4*

French classical elegance at the heart of the Loire Valley

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CHÂTEAU DU RIVAU, 4*

A surprising Castle, cleverly mixing tradition to contemporary Art

UPON REQUEST

We will be pleased to suggest the right accommodation based on your request

Best 5* hotel in the loire Valley

CHÂTEAU DE VERRIÈRES, 5*

French Art Deco refinement in a castle at the heart of Saumur, Loire Valley

Best 4* hotel in the loire Valley

DOMAINE DE LA TORTINIÈRE, 4*

Contemporary design and comfort in a peaceful environment in the Loire Valley

Good To Know


HOW TO REACH LOIRE VALLEY?

Loire Valley is easily reachable from Paris.
Please find
below a list of direct connections to Loire Valley:

Reaching Tours:
- 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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