CHAMBORD, CHENONCEAU AND CHEVERNY OR CHAUMONT OR BLOIS
The Château is the largest in the Loire Valley, allegedly built to a design created by Leonardo da Vinci. Extravagant structure with massive tours and terraces holding 360 chimneys where the court and the women used to attend the king coming back from hunting. Of all the architectural wonders of Chambord, the most famous is the double-spiral staircase, core of the building
Chenonceau, Castle-bridge built over the river Cher, where the unique beauty of its architecture reflects in the water, nicknamed "le Château des Dames", it owes a large part of its charm to women.
Cheverny is a classical early 17th century private castle richly furnished, with a beautiful park and a hundred hound dogs in their kennels.
Blois is a magnificent royal castle in a major town and illustrates different periods in architecture : it combines a Gothic, a Renaissance and a Classical wing.
Former medieval fortress transformed in the Renaissance, exceptional setting for the International Festival of Parks and Gardens (from mid-June to September).
Visit 3 major castles: Chambord, Chenonceau and Cheverny or Amboise or Chaumont or Blois
- Licensed guide for private tour inside
- Entrance fees included
- Pick-up from your hotel with a deluxe car or minivan