The absolutely best Loire Valley tours 

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Centre, Tours in France

The Loire Valley is peppered with chateaux of all shapes and sizes and if you love castles – there’s no better place to explore. The Loire Valley is also home to magnificent vineyards, glorious countryside, enchanting little villages, historic cities and fabulous markets. It’s known as the garden of France, the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of a Thousand Chateaux  and is one of the most beautiful regions in France.

Discover the Loire in small groups

To really discover all of the beauty of the Loire Valley, to experience the fabulous food and wine, history and culture, a small group tour with experts will make your visit a trip truly special.

Artistic Gourmet Adventures are a small company with lots of experience of running tours in France and in the Loire Valley. They focus on making this a truly bespoke trip for a small group. There’s no shoving to get on and off the bus here, no rushing from one monument to another with no time to truly appreciate the history and the beauty. Whether you’re a lover of chateaux and culture, gourmet cuisine, wonderful wines, gorgeous countryside, the prettiest villages – this is a tour that is full of thrills and wonder.

Gourmet heaven and Loire Valley Wines

On this tour you’re accompanied by your very own private in-house Cordon Bleu-Paris alum chef, gourmet dining is the order of the day and of course, catered to your personal taste. There are visits to the most stunning vineyards with private tasting where you’ll indulge in the very best Loire Valley wines. You’ll learn how to do a wine tasting like the professionals, and get a knowledge of the principles of food and wine matching. You’ll meet some of the region’s most interesting producers as well as Loire Valley wine experts Cathy and Nigel Henton of Le Tasting Room.

Capital of Castles

If you’re going to visit the Loire Valley, castle capital of France then you really have to stay in a castle yourself! Accommodation on this tour is in a fairy tale pretty private chateau residence  with sumptuous furnishings, swimming pool and views over the Loire Valley that you will never forget. The gorgeous terrace is just right for aperitifs under the stars. And yes, this is a pampered vacation – the very best kind.

You might find it hard to drag yourself away from your chateau home but how will you be able to resist the fabulous visits to local sites, wine tastings and the chance to explore the most captivating chateaux in France. From exquisite Chenonceau, charming Chinon and the incomparable Abbey of Fontevraud to the historic city of Angers, visits to vineyards and local historical highlights – this is a tour that will offer you the best of the Loire Valley.

Your private driver will chauffeur you around so that you can relax, accompanied by your expert hosts Walter and Kim Eagleton, who can’t wait to share the very best of the Loire Valley with you.

Find all the details at ArtisticGourmetAdventures.com 

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