Paris, Champagne, Burgundy, Loire Valley and Bordeaux tour
(11 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
This private tour has been designed for wine enthusiasts but is also appropriate for anyone looking for a rich cultural experience.
The first stage in Paris will enable you to appreciate the most beautiful aspects of the capital. You will enjoy a guided tour of Paris and its famous monuments such as Montmartre and the Sacre Coeur Basilica, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre with its glass pyramid, the Notre Dame Cathedral... Throughout the course of your visit, your guide will be there to explain the town’s 2,000 years of history to you. The following day, you will discover the village of Giverny and the famous Claude Monet’s house and peaceful gardens.
The tour continues with two days in Champagne, in the remarkable town of Reims in the heart of the Champagne region. From Taittinger to Veuve Cliquot, passing by Moët & Chandon, you will meet local producers and thus learn more about the internationally renowned designation of Champagne.
Continuing the tour, you will head for Burgundy. Nestled within the valleys and mountainous terrain to the east of the Saône river, you will enjoy two nights in exceptional surroundings in Beaune. Here you will discover some of France’s most-reputed wines, mainly red wine produced from Pinot Noir or Gamay grapes. Burgundy is probably one of the French wine regions which is most anxious to preserve its terrain. The region is also known for the famous historic Hospices de Beaune.
You will continue your tour of French wines with two days in the Loire Valley, also called “Garden of France”. You will enjoy a rich cultural experience in Amboise, cradle of the Renaissance and you will also visit the elegant châteaux and gardens of Chenonceau and Villandry.
Your tour will finish in Bordeaux, architectural jewel of the 18th century. You will be able to make the most of two days in this richly cultural town and will delight in tasting this regions exquisite wines, world renowned for the quality of its vineyards.
All our tours are private and depart daily. They can be fully customised, lengthened or shortened according to the number of participants and to suit individual interests and schedules.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN PARIS
Private transfer from CDG Airport to a 5* hotel ideally located in Paris. Full day private city tour of Paris, its main monuments and famous ‘quarters’ with a private English speaking guide. Gourmet dinner in Paris and night at your 5* hotel.
DAY 2: ESCAPE TO GIVERNY
Full day private tour of Giverny to discover Monet's house and peaceful gardens with a private English speaking guide. Dinner left free and night at your 5* hotel.
DAY 3: CHAMPAGNE REGION
Private transfer from your hotel in Paris to Reims. Half day private tour to visit the impressive Reims Cathedral and a famous Champagne house with champagne tastings. Gastronomic dinner and night at a 5* hotel near Epernay.
DAY 4: CHAMPAGNE
Full day private city tour of Reims with a private English speaking guide. Visit to two prestigious champagne houses with wine tastings. Dinner left free and night at your 5* hotel.
DAY 5: BURGUNDY REGION
Private transfer with driver-guide to Beaune. Half day private city tour with a visit of the historic Hospices de Beaune, followed by wine tastings. Gourmet dinner and night at a 4* hotel in Beaune.
DAY 6: BURGUNDY
Full day private tour of the region and its numerous vineyards with wine tastings. Time for relaxing in Beaune and a walking tour in the authentic streets. Dinner left free and night at your 4* hotel.
DAY 7: AMBOISE
Private transfer with driver-guide to Amboise. Lunch in a well-known patisserie in Amboise. Visit of the Royal Château of Amboise and the last residence of Leonardo da Vinci. Gourmet dinner and night at a 4* hotel in Amboise.
DAY 8: THE JOYS OF THE LOIRE VALLEY : CHATEAUX AND WINE
Full day private tour of the Château de Chenonceau and the Château de Villandry and its outstanding gardens with a private English speaking guide followed by a unique cheese and wine tasting. Gastronomic dinner in Amboise.
DAY 9: WINE TOUR IN BORDEAUX
High speed 1st class train transfer to Bordeaux. Half day private city tour and wine tastings with a private English speaking guide. Gourmet dinner and night at a 5* hotel in Bordeaux.
DAY 10: BORDEAUX REGION
Full day private wine tour with a private English speaking guide in Bordeaux and its region with discovery of the vineyards and wine tastings. Dinner left free and night at your 5* hotel.
DAY 11: LAST DAY IN BORDEAUX
Free time to relax at your hotel or in the city centre. Private transfer to the train station. High speed 1st class train transfer to Paris.
This tour starts in Paris and finishes in Bordeaux and can easily be combined with touring elsewhere in France.
- 2 Nights accommodation in a 5* hotel in Paris in a deluxe room.
- 2 Nights accommodation in a 5* hotel near Epernay in a deluxe room.
- 2 Nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in Beaune in a junior suite.
- 2 Nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in Amboise in a deluxe room.
- 2 Nights accommodation in a 5* hotel in Bordeaux in a superior room.
- From € 8 320,00 per person (based on double occupancy).
- 10 Nights accommodation.
- Breakfast daily.
- 6 Dinners (drinks not included).
- 4 Lunches (with drinks included).
- 7 Full day private tours with a private English speaking guide and transportation included.
- 3 Half day private tours with a private English speaking guide and transportation included.
- All private transfers and high speed 1st class train tickets.
- All entrances fees.
- Our local assistance.
- Fees and taxes.