The enchanting Loire Valley and its beautiful castles!
120 miles south of Paris, visit the royal castles and sites of the Renaissance Times. Chambord built for Francis Ist in the 1530s, Clos Lucé, the house where Leonardo Da Vinci lived his last 4 years until 1519, as guest of the king, Chenonceaux, the Ladies' castle, once ruled by Catherine of Medicis, competing with the King's beautiful "favorite" Diana. 350 more castles are available, among them Cheverny with its hound dogs. Some castles visited have wineries for visit, tasting and shopping. Discover with your guide why this region is unique. If you have visited the listed historic castles before, please let us or your driver know to make adjustments to your preferences.