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The Jacques Gabriel Bridge in the city of Blois

Châteaux along the river Loire

Three days of immersion in the Loire Valley
Description

DAY 1


Arrival in Blois at the end of the morning

LUNCH IN A RESTAURANT IN BLOIS 12:00
Meeting with your tour guide at Place du Château in Blois

GUIDED TOUR OF THE CASTLE OF BLOIS AND THE CITY BY HORSE CARRIAGE AND ON FOOT  02:30PM


In the heart of the city, perched on a promontory, the crowned heads have shaped its original silhouette. In medieval times, the castle of the Counts of Blois became the residence of Louis XII. 

By carriage you will discover the old town: Les Fossés du Château, the rue des Trois Marchands, the Church of St Nicolas, the quays of the Loire..... 

From Piazza Ave Maria, you will continue your visit on foot, during which you will appreciate the private mansions and the old streets. 

End of the guide's services in Blois 05:30PM

DINNER AND ACCOMMODATION
IN THE EVENING, SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW AT THE ROYAL CASTLE OF BLOIS "SO BLOIS IS TOLD TO YOU".

Dramas and fairytales parade in a series of images projected on the facades of the castle courtyard. History will take you from the court with its balls and feasts to the evocation of poets who were invited to Blois such as Ronsard, without forgetting the sad hours of the castle such as the murder of the Duke of Guise. Duration 45 min standing in the courtyard of the castle.

DAY 2


BREAKFAST
FREE VISIT OF THE CHÂTEAU DE CHAUMONT-SUR-LOIRE 9:30 AM

Former property of Catherine de Médicis and her rival Diane de Poitiers. The castle by its position and construction represents the defensive architecture of the time but also the Renaissance style. At the end of the 19th century, the princely couple of Broglie made Chaumont sur Loire a sumptuous princely residence. To be discovered on site, the stables and its English-style park.

LUNCH IN A RESTAURANT 12:30
1/4 Wine included.

Free to visit the Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Festival

Twenty teams of landscape gardeners offer their vision of a theme each year.  An original theme often expressed using a wide variety of plants, water and materials.

Wine tasting at a winegrower's house.

DINNER AND ACCOMMODATION


DAY 3


BREAKFAST
Departure for a cruise on the Loire 09H00

GUIDED TOUR OF THE OLD BLOIS BARGEMEN'S QUARTER AND BOAT TRIP ON THE LOIRE 9:30 AM
From the port of La Creusille, your navigator and guide will bring the Loire Navy back to life. Describing the types of boats, the goods transported and the many natural events such as floods or break-ups. They will also be inexhaustible on the fauna and flora of the Loire.

You will go to the bargemen's quarters to observe the traces of life: flood scale, ex-voto, shops...

LUNCH IN A RESTAURANT 12:30
1/4 Wine included.

END OF OUR SERVICES

The price includes
  • Two nights and breakfasts in a double room
  • Lunches, 1/4 wine included
  • The dinners, 1/4 wine and coffee included
  • Entrances and visits to the program
  • The Sound & Light show at the Royal Castle of Blois
  • The cruise on the Loire and guided visit
  • The wine tasting
  • The tourist tax
The price does not include
  • The transport
  • Personal expenses
  • Single room supplement
Validity

Valid from January 01 to December 31, 2024

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From 368€/adult From 438€/adult

- Free for the driver