Vouvray, Touraine and Chenonceaux

Vouvray, Touraine and Chenonceaux

The essence of the Loire in a single day

Tour type: Private , Duration: 1 day

Product ID: 565
Description

Discover the essence of the Loire Valley, its history, culture....and its wines!
Picked up by your Tour Guide at the station or your hotel, you are driven to a tasting in Vouvray, famous for its sparkling alternative to Champagne and for its sweet dessert wines.
Travelling through the countryside from the river Loire to the Cher, you will visit a well known wine co-operative before stopping for lunch in historic Montrichard.
Your next visit will be in Chenonceaux, one of France’s best known royal chateaux, marvelling at its 16th century furniture and art and its famous gardens.
The final stop is at the famous wine maker Monmousseau, where you can taste a selection of wonderful wines in the ancient limestone caves.

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Discover the essence of the Loire Valley, its history, culture....and its wines!
Picked up by your Tour Guide at the station or your hotel, you are driven to a tasting in Vouvray, famous for its sparkling alternative to Champagne and for its sweet dessert wines.
Travelling through the countryside from the river Loire to the Cher, you will visit a well known wine co-operative before stopping for lunch in historic Montrichard.
Your next visit will be in Chenonceaux, one of France’s best known royal chateaux, marvelling at its 16th century furniture and art and its famous gardens.
The final stop is at the famous wine maker Monmousseau, where you can taste a selection of wonderful wines in the ancient limestone caves.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Group size
2 - 6
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
Pick-up can be arranged from locations in Tours, Amboise, Blois and St. Aignan. Other pick-up points will be extra charged.

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Includes
  • Comfortable transport by BMW Touring car or luxury minivan
  • English expert guide accompanies you throughout the tour
  • Lunch with wine 
  • Chateau visit 
  • Winery visits and tastings
  • Travel insurance 
  • Accommodation

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Payment Policy

50% payment in advance 50% payment in cash at end of tour.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


Cancellation Policy

21 days before trip: refund of 1/2 of deposit. After 21 days: deposit retained. Booking changes by arrangement.

Organized by

Colin Elliott

Colin has been a French wine enthusiast since marrying into a Bordeaux family 35 years ago. He trained with the UK Wine and Spirits Education Trust and teaches viticulture & oenology with the Garden Design Academy. Students from around the world learn vine-growing and wine-making under Colin’s expert guidance. Assisted by his wife, a graduate in tourism, Colin offers guided tours of the Loire Valley region of central France, where they have lived since 2007. He is fluent in English and French, helping clients get the best from their visits to the wineries, gardens and chateaux of this wonderful region.


Product ID: 565

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