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Chateaux of the Loire Valley

Chateaux of the Loire Valley

France - Chateaux of Loire Valley on the Red Dragon including Amboise and Tours

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NEW TOUR FOR 2024

The Loire Valley is the land of stunning châteaux, fine wines and spectacular scenery. On our new tour we’ll visit the dramatic Château de Chenonceau which spans the River Cher, enjoy lunch and wine tasting on our visit to Château du Rivau as well as a relaxing river cruise.

 

MAINSTAY HOTEL

Novotel Amboise, Amboise ****

The Novotel Amboise is located on the outskirts of the riverside town of Amboise in an elevated setting offering impressive views of Château d’Amboise from its terrace.

• Modern en-suite bedrooms • Flat screen television • Free Wi-Fi • Air conditioning • Tea, coffee making facilities • Hairdryer • Restaurant •  Bar • Terrace • Outdoor swimming pool • Lift

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Day 1

TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Following the Channel crossing to Calais we complete the journey to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (D)

Day 2

OVERNIGHT HOTEL TO AMBOISE
We complete the journey to our resort where we stay for the next four nights. (B, D)

Day 3

TOURS & CHÂTEAU DU RIVEAU
This morning we travel to the nearby town of Tours, capital of the region with free time to explore the impressive old town with tree-lined streets and half-timbered houses. We then make our way to the Château du Rivau where we enjoy an included lunch before exploring the chateau and the wonderful gardens at leisure. Finally there will be a wine tasting of three wines before we return to the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 4

AMBOISE
Enjoy a day at leisure in Amboise today. Explore the charming town and marvel at the Troglodyte cave dwellings that have been turned into houses and wine cellars. (B, D)

Day 5

RIVER CHER CRUISE & CHÂTEAU DE CHENONCEAU
We make our way to Chisseaux this morning and join a relaxing River Cher circular cruise where you can admire the flora and fauna and the surrounding vineyards. From the water you will get a spectacular view of Château de Chenonceau which enjoys a dramatic position spanning the River Cher. Here we will visit the château and gardens before returning back to our hotel. (B, D)

Day 6

AMBOISE TO OVERNIGHT HOTEL
We depart our hotel and continue to our overnight dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (B, D)

Day 7

FROM OVERNIGHT HOTEL
Continue to Calais and complete the journey home. (B)

  • Executive coach travel

  • Short sea ferry  crossings

  • 2 overnights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & buffet breakfast accommodation in Amboise with tea/coffee after dinner

  • Porterage at mainstay hotel

  • City tax in Amboise

  • Discover the charming town of Tours

  • Visit to Château du Rivau and its wonderful gardens

  • Included lunch at Château du Rivau

  • Wine tasting of delicious local wines at Château du Rivau

  • Scenic cruise on the River Cher and admire views of Château de Chenonceau which spans the river

  • Explore Château de Chenonceau and its gardens

  • Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Amboise

 

DEPARTURE DATE & PRICE

21st Aug 6 nights £1159 RD

 

SRS £248

 

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
Dyffryn Depot Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Magor Services NP26 3YL Magor Service Coach Park
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
NP20 4AX
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
CF33 6AG
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY

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