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Revel in the beauty of Chateaux de Villandry.

Loire Valley, Bordeaux and Dordogne

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Revel in the beauty of Chateaux de Villandry.
Say 'oui' to this amazing French holiday covering the finest sights of Loire Valley, Bordeaux, and Dordogne - the regions that perfectly sum up the best of France.
Food & Wine
Bespoke small groups

Highlights

Discover Saint Emilion with wine tasting at a local domain

Guided tour of Lascaux Cave and Beynac-et-Cezenac

Guided tour of the city of Bordeaux and its famous sites

Guided tour of the gardens of Villandry and wine tasting lunch at a wine cellar cave in Amboise

Guided tours of the famous Châteaux including Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise and Azay le Rideau

Tour and tasting at the famous Hennessy House in Cognac

Get into the heart of France with this fantastic journey through the grandest castles of the Loire Valley, the lush countryside of Bordeaux, and the medieval villages of Dordogne. Say oui to exquisite wine tastings, local cuisines and fanciful discoveries as you deepen your understanding of the French "sweet life". From Paris, you’ll transfer to the Loire Valley region to ramble around the majestic castles such as Château Chenonceau and Château d’Amboise, before heading to Bordeaux to visit Saint Emilion and the iconic Hennessy Cognac House. You’ll continue to Sarlat to take a guided tour of the Lascaux Cave and the medieval village of Beynac-et-Cezenac.

This is a small group tour with maximum of 16 guests. 

2020 DEPARTURES
Selected departures from 01 April - 31 October.

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Included

2 wine tastings and 1 cognac tasting
7-night accommodation in a 4-star hotel
All entrance fees included in the itinerary
Daily breakfast, 3 lunches and 1 dinner as per itinerary
English speaking guide
Entry to Châteaux Chambord, Chenonceau, Amboise, Azay le Rideau and Gardens of Villandry
Guided tours of Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, Beynac, Cazenac and Sarlat
Transportation in comfortable minibus

Itinerary

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Day 1
Paris – Tours

Transfer from Paris to the Loire Valley region at 8:30 am. Lunch is included at a local restaurant in Blois. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of Château Chambord. Check into your hotel in Tours, dinner is at your leisure.

Lunch
Day 2
Tours

This morning, you’ll visit Château Azay le Rideau. Lunch is at your leisure. In the afternoon, you will stop for a tour of the beautiful Gardens of Villandry.

Breakfast
Day 3
Tours

This morning, you will start your day with a guided visit of Château Chenonceau. Enjoy wine tasting and lunch at a wine cellar cave in Amboise followed by a guided tour of Château d’Amboise. Dinner at your leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Tours – Bordeaux

After breakfast, transfer from Tours to Bordeaux via Cognac. Stop for lunch at leisure in Cognac followed by a tour and tasting at the famous Hennessy Cognac House. Dinner is at your leisure.

Breakfast
Day 5
Bordeaux

Spend the day exploring Saint Emilion. Enjoy a guided tour of its finest sights including monuments and the well-known stone church. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Saint Emilion. This afternoon, you’ll enjoy a tour and wine tasting at a local domain in Saint Emilion. Dinner at your leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6
Bordeaux – Sarlat

After breakfast, take a guided tour of Bordeaux and its most famous sites. Lunch is at leisure. This afternoon, transfer from Bordeaux to Sarlat. Dinner is included at a local restaurant in Sarlat.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7
Sarlat

Take a guided tour of the Lascaux Cave, a replica of the prehistoric painted caves. Lunch is at your leisure. This afternoon, you’ll be taken on a guided tour of the beautiful village of Beynac-et-Cezenac. Tonight, enjoy dinner at your leisure.

Breakfast
Day 8
Sarlat – Paris

After breakfast, take a guided tour of Sarlat before transferring back to Paris. End of the tour.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
7 nights
from AUD4,879
per person, twin share
Paris
01 April - 31 October 2020
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