Gardens and wine tour
All year long, Loire Valley Prestige offers to organize special event programmes for short breaks or thematic trips. For example, you can go to the famous 24 hours race in Le Mans, where you take part in the practice. You can also attend big soccer games. Or, you can explore the Loire Valley during the Game Fair, a major French fair around hunting
  and the breeding of hunting dogs, that takes place at the Chateau of Chambord… Contact us for more information.
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We present here one of many examples, as it is seasonal : The Gardens of the Loire Valley.
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Gardens of the Loire Valley

4 nights, 5 days

An exceptional offer for groups of 6 persons, April-October.

1,595 € per person, in double rooms.
Day 1

In the morning, we welcome you at Paris airport or in the Loire Valley.
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You visit the royal town of Blois and its rose garden, in the heart of the Loire Valley.
Lunch is booked at the restaurant “Le Médicis” in Blois.
In the afternoon, you visit the Chateau of Beauregard and its twelve exuberant floral gardens.
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  Royal town of Blois Dinner and accommodation are booked in a 4* chateau hotel or a charming B&B.

Day 2


We go to Chateau de la Chatonnière near Azay-le-Rideau. In the heart of a small valley with an open view on the Indre River and the Chinon forest, the gardens stretch out around the Renaissance Chateau.
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  Lunch is at your convenience in Azay-le-Rideau.
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After lunch, you visit the Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau. The archetypical chateau of the Loire Valley, Azay le Rideau is a perfect combination of medieval traditions and classical Italian innovations.
We take the direction of the Chateau of Villandry – it’s a must! With an outstanding architecture, Villandry is also renowned for its exceptional terrace gardens.
 
  Chateau of Villandry Day 3

You discover the Pagoda of Chanteloup, in the middle of an immense park. This famous Pagoda of an Anglo Chinese style was the crowning achievement of the Duke of Choiseul, an important personality from Amboise (a nearby town).
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Lunch is at your convenience in Amboise.
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You visit the Chateau of Amboise, the most Italian chateau
  Amboiseof the Loire Valley. There, also rests Leonardo da Vinci in the St Hubert Chapel.
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To finish the afternoon, we go to the Priory of Orchaise: the roman bell tower is surrounded by 2,200 different trees brought back from all over the world by a traveller. At the end of the visit, we drive you back to the hotel for dinner.
Day 4

One day in Chaumont sur Loire.
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You visit the landscaped garden designed by Henri Duchêne, and the Chateau overlooking the Loire Valley. The view from the patio is exceptional.
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Lunch is at the “Grand Velum”, the outdoor restaurant of the International Festival of Parks and Gardens.
  Chateau of Chaumont sur LoireIn this place of inspiration and creativity, a guide presents you the International Festival of Parks and Gardens.
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To relax after such a busy day, Pascal proposes a wine tasting of Sancerre, Vouvray, Chinon, Bourgueil, and Coteau du Layon.
Dinner and night at the same 4* chateau hotel.
Day 5

Visit of Chartres Cathedral, famous all over the world for its stained-glass windows.
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Lunch is at your convenience in Chartres.
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The afternoon is dedicated to the guided tour of the gardens of the Chateau of Versailles.
Other tour example : The unspoiled Loire

Chartres Cathedral