Loire Valley Experience – Tours

3 days

Stay in the heart of historic Tours and explore the many extraordinary Renaissance chateaux nearby. Spend a day in the vineyards with an expert wine guide and taste the Cabernet Francs, Sancerres and Pouilly-Fumés for which the Loire Valley wine region is so famous.

Trip Highlights

  • Stay at in a 3 star boutique hotel in the heart of historic Tours

  • Begin your Loire Valley Wine Experience tasting wines paired with local delicacies

  • Spend the day in the vineyards with your dedicated wine expert and chauffeur

  • Visit both "Anjou Noir" and "Anjou Blanc" and during the day you will be tasting a minimum of 10 wines

  • Relax with a typical French picnic in the vineyards with accompanying wines

from $646 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room.

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Trip details

Day 1

Check in to a 3 star hotel, renovated in Art Deco style of the 30’s and perfectly located to explore the historic city of Tours and nearby points of interest.  This afternoon take a stroll around the town and discover the outstanding architectural heritage and numerous historic monuments from the Roman to the Renaissance era. Begin your Loire Valley Wine Experience tasting wines paired with local delicacies that evening.

Day 2

Enjoy a full day private chauffeured Loire Valley wine experience with an English speaking wine guide in “Anjou Noir” and “Anjou Blanc”. In the morning visit a wine estate located in the vicinity of Angers, “Anjou Noir” followed by a tasting a selection of wines from the estate. Lunch will be a relaxed traditional picnic, with of course wines to accompany. The afternoon will be devoted to the “Anjou Blanc” vineyards. Visit a wine estate located in the vicinity of Bourgueil, Chinon and Saumur, near the western border of the Touraine appellation – “tuffeau” limestone underground. Following the tour enjoy a final wine tasting before your guide returning you to Tours.

Day 3

Spend your final day exploring more of Tours; hire bikes or wonder through its medieval streets and squares, half-timbered houses, paved narrow streets before bidding farewell to France’s noblest of wine regions.

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