2022 Loire Valley Tour Price – US$4,498 per person, based on double/twin occupancy.
2023 Loire Valley Tour Price – US$4,698 per person, based on double/twin occupancy.
Solo travelers and single room requests – Add single supplement of : US$700 (2022 Tours) … US$780 (2023 tours). Single supplement is applicable for solo travelers and all single occupancy room requests.
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.
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 sketchy 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.
2022 and 2023 – 9 Meals Included – 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 Regional Specialty Cocktail Evening, 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, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, gratuities to guides and driver, 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!
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!