Circuits around the Loire Castle
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|Les châteaux de la Loire
|18 au 21 octobre
|Duration of circuit
|Day 1: Departure 8h00 from Geneva, Arrival in Blois in the middle of the afternoon.
Visit of the Château d´Azay-le-Rideau, built on an island in the middle of the Indre, it was built from 1518 to 1523 for a wealthy French treasurer. Then, Discovery of the castle and the gardens of Villandry spread over three levels, which combine aesthetics, diversity and harmony with its decorative vegetable garden which mixes flowers and vegetables. Arrival at the hotel for 7 p.m. free evening meal.
Day 2: Visit of Chambord castle and city of Blois.
Guided tour of the Château de Chambord, a masterpiece of the French Renaissance, which exhibits all the excessiveness of King François I. Free time in Blois in the afternoon, which evokes, through its diversity of styles, the fate of 7 kings and 10 queens of France.
Day 3: Breakfast. Guided tour of the Château de Chenonceau, a perfect harmony between water, air, greenery and unique architecture. Then visit the Château of Amboise, Palace of the Kings of France during the Renaissance, burial place of Leonardo da Vinci, the royal castle of Amboise also offers one of the most beautiful panoramas of the Loire Valley
Day 4: Visit of the Château de Cheverny and return to Geneva. It was built between 1624 and 1634 under Louis XIII (1601-1643) and has belonged to the same family (Hurault) for 600 years. Then back to Geneva
|Dp 07h00 Lausanne
Dp 08h00 Genève (Gare routière)
|Round trip by coach
Accommodation in a double room in a *** or **** hotel
Visits and excursions
|Single room. 85.- CHF extra