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Renaissance Day

Departing from the Tourist Office in Tours, set off in an 8-seater minibus for an excursion including 3 visits.

THE CASTLE OF BLOIS. One of the most prestigious testimonies of Renaissance art in France, a perfect illustration of the evolution of French architecture from the Middle Ages to the 17th century. After discovering the courtyard and its famous spiral staircase, built at the time of François 1er, you can discover the residence of Catherine de Médicis and Henri III, which was the scene of the assassination of the Duke de Guise and the Gaston d'Orléans wing designed by François Mansart.

Lunch in a restaurant in Blois.

THE CASTLE OF CHAMBORD. More than 5 centuries after its construction, it still defies the imagination: 156 meters of facade, 56 meters high, 440 rooms... It is the dream come true of a young 25-year-old king: François I, who wanted to build the most sumptuous hunting rendezvous that history has bequeathed to us.

CHÂTEAU DE CHEVERNY, which served as a model for Hergé to design Moulinsart, will surprise you with the richness and density of its furniture and the authentic and refined charm of its decoration. The Domaine de Cheverny belongs to the Hurault family, great figures and advisers to Kings Louis XII, François I, Henri III and Henri IV.

This excursion is available on saturday from April to November.
Depending on the programming of the minibuses, the program is likely to be modified.
Departure is guaranteed from 4 people, a refund will be made if the number is not reached

Price doesn't include

• Drinks at lunch,
• Guide services or rental of audio guides in the châteaux,
• Transportation (except the minibus during excursions),
• Personal expenses.

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Simply put

  • Meeting point : in front of tourist office, 78 Bernard Palissy street
    Meeting point : in front of tourist office, 78 Bernard Palissy street
  • Minibus
  • Restoration
  • French
  • English


  • Call price
    184.00 €