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Paris & Loire Valley



Chambord, Chenonceau, Amboise, all these names scream Renaissance Style! Follow us on a trip that will offer you all the marvels of the Loire Valley, between amazing castles and troglodytes villages, to which we added some of Paris main monuments. Vous êtes prêts? 

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Our tours begin with ...

Day 1

  • Overnight flight towards France;

Day 2 

  • Arrive in Paris and hop aboard the motorcoach to hit the road towards the Loire Valley
  • Get introduced to the nice city of Orléans, that was freed by Joan of Arc in the 15th century. Learn everything about this and more with a local guide;

Day 3 

  • Explore the king of castles, Chambord! This architectural masterpiece will amaze you as you're visiting it with an histopad
  • Visiting France without talking about cheese is not possible so let's visit a cheese farm to discover all the secrets of making some of these fragrant delicacies; 
  • Tonight, the city of Tours will be your host. Sleep tight! 

Day 4 

  • The architecture of Chenonceau Castle will certainly surprise you, is it a castle or a bridge? Its rich collections and preserved decor will bring you back in time in a blink! 
  • Loire being a wine region, we thought you could learn a bit about the wine-making process, but not in any cellar, in an underground one! 
  • Troglodyte-housing is one of the specificity of the Loire Valley, and probably the most fascinating! Get to know a bit more about this original way of living at La Magnanerie Troglodyte Village
  • Stroll through the picturesque city of Amboise with your tour leader and discover this royal domain which hosted not only kings but also the brilliant inventor Leornado Da Vinci who had his house here, Le Clos Lucé
  • Do you know what a fouace is? Get your taste buds in action as you're having a delicious dinner of this local specialty in Amboise

Day 5 

  • Discover the perfect example of French Renaissance style as you're exploring Azay-le-Rideau Castle; 
  • Take part in an exciting treasure hunt! But not a random one, this one is done aboard a boat during a cruise on the Loire! All aboard mateys! 
  • We hope all this whet your appetite, you're on for an exquisite dinner in a local restaurant of Angers! Bon appétit

Day 6 

  • Hit the road towards Paris! On the road, make a stop in Chartres to visit its cathedral, an architectural masterpiece! 
  • Put on your French beret, grab a bowl and prepare for an initiation to pétanque, France's traditional bowl game; Bienvenue à Paris
  • Enjoy authentic local flavors during a dinner in one of the oldest districts, Le Marais! Despite its name, the neighborhood has nothing of a swamp! 

Day 7 

  • Put on your walking shoes and depart for a guided tour of Paris with a local guide
  • Fluctuat nec mergitur! This is Paris' motto. You'd better mug up on your Latin lessons before heading to the Quartier Latin, the intellectual district!
  • Unveil the mystery behind the enigmatic smile of Mona Lisa during your visit of the Musée du Louvre
  • Get an overview on the city as you ascent the mythic Dame de Fer, la Tour Eiffel

Day 8

  • Pack up your bags and say au-revoir to this foreign land as you're flying back home! 
Destination recommendations 
8 to 10 Days
Spring to Autumn

Include an immersive French Language activity that combines learning and fun. 

Loire Castles

Visit the most renown castles or ask for less tourist ones and personalize your trip. 

Chambord Castle
Troglodyte village
Group of students in the Tuileries Gardens

What's included

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