Discover the wonders of the Loire Valley and visit the Chambord and Chenonceau Castles in one day. Experience a real fairytale and immerse yourself in French history, culture and art. Extended option: enjoy an wine tasting at the vineyards of Chenonceau.

  • Visit 2 French castles in Loire Valley with a 5-Star Private Guide
  • Admire the fairytale architecture of Château de Chambord and Château de Chenonceau
  • Get priority access with skip-the-line tickets to both castles
  • Taste the best wine in the region (only in 10-hour option)
  • Enjoy private transportation with pickup and drop-off in Paris

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Activity details

  • 9 - 10 Hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
  • Just buy and we instantly organizeYour booking ensure the tour is already fully organized, just come and enjoy!
  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish
  • Car Transport
  • Skip The Line Tickets for Priority Access
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Travel from Paris to the largest and most visited UNESCO World Heritage sites in Loire Valley, Château de Chambord and Château de Chenonceau. Experience the beauty of the region known for its stunning châteaux and a long wine growing tradition. Immerse yourself in local culture and get a taste of a prestigious French wine.

Choose the 9-hour option for skip-the-line tickets to the Castles of Chambord and Chenonceau. The first stop will be the enchanting Château de Chambord. It is one of the most recognizable châteaux in the world, astonishing its visitors with its elaborately developed roofline and architecture that blends the traditional French medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures. Use skip-the-line tickets to enter the castle and marvel at the unique, Leonardo da Vinci-inspired double helix staircase. Explore the furnishined royal apartments of Francis I and Louis XIV, the stunning royal chapel, coach room, and 18th century kitchens.

The second stop of this exclusive tour will be the gorgeous Château de Chenonceau, which has a rare feature of being constructed directly on the Cher River. Avoid long lines by using the skip-the-line tickets, and step inside the castle to admire elegant rooms decorated with antique furniture, lush tapestries and extraordinary paintings by the 16th-18th century European masters such as Van Loo, Murillo and Nicolas Poussin. While exploring the prestigious premises and gardens, your Private Guide’s commentary will introduce you to the history of women who owned, embellished and restored the historic castle, earning it the nickname of the “Castle of the Ladies”.

Choose the 10-hour option to enhance your experience with wine tasting at the historic Cave des Dômes, the wine cellar of the Chenonceau Castle. Enjoy a sensory experience and savour the rich taste and aroma of the world-renowned red, rosé and white Touraine-Amboise wines. Learn about the history of winemaking in France, local vineyards, wine growing, traditional maturing methods and much more. Taste the best local wine in a romantic setting of a châteaux.

  • Private Day Trip to Château de Chambord and Château de Chenonceau (number of attractions depends on the selected option)
  • All the way service of 5-Star Licensed Guide who is fluent in the language of your choice
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Château de Chambord and Chenonceau (all options)
  • Wine tasting at Cave des Dômes in Château de Chenonceau (only in 10-hour option)
  • Private transportation with pickup and drop-off service at your Paris accommodation

Lunch (optional)
Wine tasting at Cave des Dômes in Château de Chenonceau (in 10-hour option)

Important information

Meeting point

Pickup and drop-off service at your Paris accommodation

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.
  • Please note that the number of attractions depends on the selected option. Wine tasting is not included in the basic 9-hour option.
  • We will arrange private transfers in a standard car (sedan) for groups of 1-4 people, and in a larger van for groups of 5 people and more. If you’re travelling in a smaller group but want to travel in a more spacious car, we recommend booking a tour for 5 people to benefit from a larger vehicle.
  • Lunch can be arranged on your request.