Castles of the Loire Valley

Castles of the Loire Valley

Castles of the Loire Valley
8 days – 7 nights
Paris, Chartres, Angers, Tours, Blois, Orleans
Discovery, Art, History, Culture
This program may be operated for individuals or for groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize

Day 1: Paris, Chartres, Angers
After your arrival at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport you’ll be met by our representative and driven to Chartres for a visit to the Chartres cathedral, model of the great Gothic constructions. This UNESCO listed monument was started in 1145, and then rebuilt over a 26-year period after the fire of 1194. The cathedral marks the high point of French Gothic art.

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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 7 nights’ accommodation:
    • Angers 2 nights
    • Tours 2 nights
    • Blois 1 night
    • Orleans 1 night
    • Paris 1 night
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast daily
    • 6 dinners
    • Farewell dinner
  • Tours of:
    • Chartres Cathedral
    • Fontevraud Abbey
    • Walking tour of Blois
    • Tour of Orleans
  • Castles’ visits:
    • Angers
    • Brissac
    • Saumur
    • Montsoreau
    • Chinon
    • Azay-le-Rideau
    • Langeais
    • Villandry
    • Montrichard
    • Chenonceau
    • Amboise
    • Chaumont
    • Cheverny
    • Blois
    • Chambord
    • Chateaudun
  • Pre-booked castle visits
  • Entrance fees
  • Driver-Guide throughout the itinerary
  • A/C vehicle
  • Local taxes
Not included in tour
  • Airfare between USA and France
  • Airport taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals not mentioned under inclusions
  • Tips to guides or drivers
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any item not mentioned as “Included”


Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Superior Tourist
Angers Logis du Cavier 4
Tours Best Western Plus l'Artist 4
Blois Ibis Styles Blois Centre Gare 4
Orleans Escale Oceania 4.5
Paris Albe Hotel St. Michel 4.5
First Class
Angers Hotel 21 Foch 4.5
Tours Chateau de Beauvois 4
Blois La Maison d'a Cote 4.5
Orleans De l'Abeille 4.5
Paris La Regence Etoile 4.5
Angers Mercure Angers Centre 4
Tours Chateau d'Artigny 4
Blois Auberge de la Caillere 4.5
Orleans Empreinte Hotel & Spa 4.5
Paris Hotel d'Aubusson 4.5
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
Note:   Additional nights in Paris available upon request


Tour Prices:

These programs can be customized for individuals and groups.

Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request

  • Airfare

We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

  • Program

You may add or remove;

    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.

  • Quotation

Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.

Tour Code: FR04PAR20XX

  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air an land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
  • We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.