Loire Valley - chateaux, gardens & wine  14 - 18 September

Hotel de l’Univers, Tours           new dates - changed from dates in our 2018 Brochure

The Loire Valley is known as one of the most scenic areas in France and is famous for its beautiful, historic chateaux, gardens and wine.  Our tour will include all of these with visits to Chateau Chenonceau, Chateau Royal d’Amboise and the lovely gardens of Chateau Villandry.  The Loire is also one of the prominent wine making areas of France, producing both sparkling and still wines.  Our tour includes a wine tasting of sparkling wine at Vouvray and a tasting of Loire white and red wines at a producer close to Tours.  Our guided tour of Tours, with an English speaking guide, will include the magnificent cathedral, the basilica and Place Plumereau, a small square in the centre of the historic city surrounded by magnificent half-timbered houses.  After the tour there will be free time for you get lunch and explore the city.  We will also enjoy dinner on one evening at one of the many excellent restaurants in Tours.

Passport required


795 pp
+ 264 single occupancy supplement
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for a 5% discount

Connoisseurs Club members price

755.25 pp sharing twin/double


Hotel de l’Univers is a charming 4* hotel well situated close to the heart of the city, opposite the impressive Hotel de Ville. The hotel has 85 very comfortable bedrooms, a gourmet restaurant, a lovely lounge area and grand sweeping staircase and murals.  Hotel de l’Univers has a swimming pool/spa and free Wi-Fi throughout.  

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