A La Française - Loire

Morning - Azay-le-Rideau and Villandry gardens

4h00

99,00 €

per person

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before.

About the experience

4h00

1-8 persons

0 tastings
Tour / excursion
Available in: English
Your passionate guide will accompany you on all visits. He will tell you a lot of anecdotes that will make you relive life at the time.

Let's start with one of the jewels of the Loire Valley, the castle of Azay-le-Rideau. Once there, an immersive tour awaits you as your guide will take you through all the rooms of the castle, from the bedrooms of the illustrious owners to the kitchens and the 19th century living room!

Arrival at the Château de Villandry, a jewel of French heritage built during the Renaissance. After an introduction, you will stroll through the remarkable gardens of Villandry, of breathtaking beauty and delicacy. Your guide will give you all his knowledge about these French gardens, and will take you to viewpoints to discover them like no other. You will admire the vegetable garden, the labyrinth, the water garden...
Your guide's goal: to make sure you have a morning that is as relaxed as it is fascinating!

What's included

Guide
Chauffeur

About the host

A la Française invites you to live unique and authentic experiences to discover the most beautiful French regions. Discover our regions in complete freedom through small group tours or private tours, choose the formula that suits you best: accompanied by minibus, bicycle or electric bike!

Things to know

Payment: No payment until the host has confirmed your booking.
Cancellation: Full refund of the experience if cancellation takes place up to 24 hours before the start of the experience.
Tasting: No alcohol tasting for underage children.

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Itinerary

Total tour duration: 2h30

1

Visit the Château de d'Azay-le-Rideau

1h15

Visit the Château de d'Azay-le-Rideau

The Château d'Azay faceted diamond set by the Indre River" is as faithful as ever. Built by Gilles Berthelot, advisor and secretary to François 1er, you'll be greeted by a straight staircase, a true 16th-century creation, surrounded by a lacework of stone. As you wander through the rooms, you'll discover the lifestyles of several owners from different eras, taking you back in time.

2

Visit the gardens du Château de Villandry

1h15

Visit the gardens du Château de Villandry

A Renaissance château built on the site of an ancient 12th-century fortress, this still-inhabited chateau is a splendid showcase for the Renaissance garden, with its vegetable patch, ornamental gardens and forest...  Get lost in the property in the different gardens constantly changing colors with the seasons. With over 110,000 plants planted each year, and dozens of species of vegetables and fruit to adorn the kitchen garden, this is a true visual and sensory experience, not to be missed in the


Where is the experience located?

Morning - Azay-le-Rideau and Villandry gardens - Winalist

78 Rue Bernard Palissy, 37000 Tours, France


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