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2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castles & Foodie Tour



2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price

2019 Winner! 3rd Consecutive Year!

2019 Loire Valley Tour Dates Tour Price - Castles & Foodie Tour Travel


6 Day/5 Night Loire Valley Tour  •  Max 14 Guests Per Tour  •  Tour BEST 6 Loire Valley Castles – Chambord, Chenonceau, Villandry, Amboise, Blois, Azay-le-Rideau  •  2 Loire Valley Cooking Classes (1 at Chef’s home, 1 in Chef’s Professional kitchen)  •  VIP Winery Tour & Tasting  •  Privately Hosted Lunch at Friends’ Winery Estate  •  Cocktail Evening of Regional Foodie Specialties   •   Michelin-Star Dining   •   ALL Classified Touraine Wines Included  •  Chocolate Tour & Tasting   •   Award-Winning Tour Guides   •   1 Exceptional Premiere Boutique Hotel – NO Hotel Hopping!


2020 Loire Valley Tour Dates Tour Price
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2019 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards – “Boutique French Tour Operator of the Year 2019!”

  • 2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price2019 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “French Tour Operator of the Year!”
  • 2018 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “BEST Boutique French Tour Operator!”
  • 2017 Winner! LUX Tourism Awards “BEST French Touring Company!”
  • Featured in and Contributor to Best Selling Author PJ Adams Travel Series Book – Intoxicating Greater Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!
  • Featured “Best Active, Cultural Loire Valley Tour” by Travel & Leisure
  • Featured on Conde Nast Traveler’s “Editor’s Pick List
  • Featured in USA Today Travel Tips

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Click the TABLE TABS below ⬇️ to view 2020 Dates & Price, Guest Reviews, Transfers & Hotel Information, What’s Included in the Price, and Cancellation Policy.  

2020 – LOIRE VALLEY Tour DATES

  • May 12-17
  • May 19-24
  • May 26-31
  • June 2-7
  • June 9-14 – More Than Half Full
  • June 16-21 – More Than Half Full
  • June 23-28
  • June 30-July 5
  • July 7-12
  • September 1-6
  • September 8-13
  • September 15-20
  • September 22-27 – More Than Half Full
  • September 29-October 4

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


2020 LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE May 31, 2019 and SAVE US$1,200 per person! No Advance payment requirement. Your tour deposit secures your space. Click here to Book Your Tour Today to Benefit from Our Early Booking Savings!
  • 2020 Loire Valley Tour Price – US$2,998 per person double/twin occupancy INSTEAD of US$4,198 per person when booking BEFORE May 31, 2019!
  • Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$620. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests. Solo Travelers : Book Your Tour BEFORE May 31, 2019 and ALSO Pay NO Single Supplement.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!

 

2019 Loire Valley Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel  

2020 LOIRE VALLEY Tour Price Includes…

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout the tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Loire Valley Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Loire Valley-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at 4-Star boutique Hotel Le Pavillon des Lys in historical Amboise, and is owned and operated by our personal friends Guillaume & Julia. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 9 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Regional Specialty Cocktail, 3 dinners.
  • All premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all castle tours, activities, and excursions detailed in the itinerary.
  • Roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Amboise rail station at 3 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Amboise rail station for 11:15 am arrival.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– Designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — this is a leisure walking tour.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, roundtrip train fare to/from the starting/ending point for the tour in Amboise, three lunches, two dinners, personal purchases.

HOT AIR BALLOONING is NOT part of our Loire Valley tour itinerary. Hot Air Ballooning is available as an optional excursion on one of your free evenings, and we can book it on your behalf. There is an additional fee for the ballooning excursion. We work with a local friend who is a professional, licensed ballooning pilot, and owns his own ballooning excursion company. We’ve been working with him for 15 years, and he’s the best in the region!

Authentic Loire Valley Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing the Loire Valley like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!


Inspiring Itineraries, Exceptional Quality, and Excellent Value!

  • In 2020, we celebrate 26 years leading small group tours exclusively in France!
  • France Off the Beaten Path is American owned and operated, and we live in France, putting us in a very unique position to be able to share the very BEST of France that can only be achieved by living and working locally.
  • We create the perfect balance between the Anglophone service expectation and French culture to ensure memorable experiences, satisfaction, and enjoyment for travelers!
  • Since our sole focus and specialty is dedicated to small group travel in France, our tours introduce travelers to exceptional “insider” experiences that far exceed expectations every time!
  • Our exclusive relationships with every one of our vendors in France, who are personal friends, make these tours truly trips of a lifetime!
  • We are proud to be recommended by BEST selling travel author PJ Adams, and named travelers #1 choice for group travel for more than two decades!

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel

2020 – Loire Valley Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends…Transfers & Hotel

  • TRANSFERS Day 1 and Day 6 – Tour Begins and Ends – We provide a group transfer from Amboise Rail Station in Amboise, France at 3 PM on Day 1 and a group transfer to Amboise rail station for an 11:15 AM arrival on Day 6.  Earlier and later transfers to the Amboise rail station can be organized on request.
  • Group size – True Small Group Tour Travel — Maximum 14-16 guests per tour date.
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Loire Valley Tour Hotel 

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel  

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel

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2020 Dates & Price

2020 – LOIRE VALLEY Tour DATES

  • May 12-17
  • May 19-24
  • May 26-31
  • June 2-7
  • June 9-14 – More Than Half Full
  • June 16-21 – More Than Half Full
  • June 23-28
  • June 30-July 5
  • July 7-12
  • September 1-6
  • September 8-13
  • September 15-20
  • September 22-27 – More Than Half Full
  • September 29-October 4

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!


2020 LOIRE VALLEY TOUR PRICE 

  • Book a 2020 Tour BEFORE May 31, 2019 and SAVE US$1,200 per person! No Advance payment requirement. Your tour deposit secures your space. Click here to Book Your Tour Today to Benefit from Our Early Booking Savings!
  • 2020 Loire Valley Tour Price – US$2,998 per person double/twin occupancy INSTEAD of US$4,198 per person when booking BEFORE May 31, 2019!
  • Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of US$620. Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests. Solo Travelers : Book Your Tour BEFORE May 31, 2019 and ALSO Pay NO Single Supplement.
  • All prices are in US Dollars – 6 Days/ 5 Nights – double/twin occupancy!
  • Dietary Requests & Food Allergies — We accommodate ALL dietary requests (including vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc) and ALL food allergies (gluten, shellfish, etc) while ensuring an amazing foodie experience for all tour guests with restrictions and/or allergies.
  • Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR DETAILED BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)
    Download and print our LOIRE VALLEY TOUR -SHORT VERSION- BROCHURE (Adobe pdf)

Email us at contact@traveloffthebeatenpath.com to confirm space availability!

 

2019 Loire Valley Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel

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Guest Reviews


Best selling author PJ Adams’ and France Off the Beaten Path Tour company owner Christy Destremau’s latest book Greater Intoxicating Paris; Loire, Valley of the Kings!  is available on Amazon.

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel  

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Tour Price Includes

2020 LOIRE VALLEY Tour Price Includes…

  • Fully Guided sightseeing, walks, excursions, and cultural visits throughout the tour by professional Off the Beaten Path, LLC (OTBP) Company Tour Guides. OTBP Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to Loire Valley Travel Guidebooks, and are accomplished authors. OTBP Tour guides are professional France history and Loire Valley-specific history specialists who make learning the tidbits, gossip, anecdotes and stories of France fun and memorable throughout the tour.
  • 5 nights — NO HOTEL HOPPING! — at 4-Star boutique Hotel Le Pavillon des Lys in historical Amboise, and is owned and operated by our personal friends Guillaume & Julia. Hotel offers FREE Wifi.
  • 9 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Regional Specialty Cocktail, 3 dinners.
  • All premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages at group meals!
  • All entry/participation fees for all castle tours, activities, and excursions detailed in the itinerary.
  • Roundtrip transfers on Day 1 and Day 6 of the tour :  Day 1 – Transfer provided from Amboise rail station at 3 pm. Day 6 – Transfer provided to Amboise rail station for 11:15 am arrival.
  • Bottled water provided daily.
  • All ground transportation throughout the tour.
  • –COMFORT ZONE– Designed for the interests of and to appeal to BOTH WALKERS & NON-WALKERS alike — this is a leisure walking tour.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE – International airfare to/from France, roundtrip train fare to/from the starting/ending point for the tour in Amboise, three lunches, two dinners, personal purchases.

HOT AIR BALLOONING is NOT part of our Loire Valley tour itinerary. Hot Air Ballooning is available as an optional excursion on one of your free evenings, and we can book it on your behalf. There is an additional fee for the ballooning excursion. We work with a local friend who is a professional, licensed ballooning pilot, and owns his own ballooning excursion company. We’ve been working with him for 15 years, and he’s the best in the region!

Authentic Loire Valley Experiences!  Spend 6 days experiencing the Loire Valley like family friends going beyond tourist hotspots to meet and spend time with some of France’s best loved and highly recognized artisans, chefs, and winery owners who are our family friends, and welcome you to their workshops, kitchens, and family homes for authentic and fun French experiences unlike any other!


Inspiring Itineraries, Exceptional Quality, and Excellent Value!

  • In 2020, we celebrate 26 years leading small group tours exclusively in France!
  • France Off the Beaten Path is American owned and operated, and we live in France, putting us in a very unique position to be able to share the very BEST of France that can only be achieved by living and working locally.
  • We create the perfect balance between the Anglophone service expectation and French culture to ensure memorable experiences, satisfaction, and enjoyment for travelers!
  • Since our sole focus and specialty is dedicated to small group travel in France, our tours introduce travelers to exceptional “insider” experiences that far exceed expectations every time!
  • Our exclusive relationships with every one of our vendors in France, who are personal friends, make these tours truly trips of a lifetime!
  • We are proud to be recommended by BEST selling travel author PJ Adams, and named travelers #1 choice for group travel for more than two decades!

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel

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Transfers & Hotel

2020 – Loire Valley Tour Details…Tour Begins & Ends…Transfers & Hotel

  • TRANSFERS Day 1 and Day 6 – Tour Begins and Ends – We provide a group transfer from Amboise Rail Station in Amboise, France at 3 PM on Day 1 and a group transfer to Amboise rail station for an 11:15 AM arrival on Day 6.  Earlier and later transfers to the Amboise rail station can be organized on request.
  • Group size – True Small Group Tour Travel — Maximum 14-16 guests per tour date.
  • Dietary requests – We cater to all dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) and all food allergies.

Loire Valley Tour Hotel 

2020 Loire Valley France Tour Dates Tour Price – Castle & Foodie Tour Travel  

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Cancellation Policy

TOUR DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS:

  • A US$500 per person tour deposit payment is required to book space(s) on a tour.
  • The remaining balance is due no later than 90 days before the tour departure date.
  • If booking a tour 90 days or less before the tour departure date, you pay the per person tour deposit to book your chosen tour and date. We then email you an invoice to complete your tour balance payment within 72 hours of booking.
  • You may transfer from one trip to another before trip departure without any penalty (excludes custom designed-private tours), as long as space is available on the tour date requested. This is a one-time option available to travelers, and OTBP must be notified of intent to switch no later than 90 days before booked tour departure date.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 91+ days (from the first day of the trip): $200 per person.
  • 46-90 days: $500 per person.
  • 0-45 days: $1,200 per person.
  • No cancellation fee, if tour monies paid are put on hold towards a future trip.
  • No-Show or cancellations received on tour departure day: 100% of tour monies paid.

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Our “100% RISK FREE BOOKING & TRAVEL” promotional cancellation policy – Your tour deposit and balance payment are 100% refundable until 31 days before tour departure, and at 30 days or less, funds are 100% transferable to a future tour. There are NO limitations or restrictions!