Private tour of Paris, Loire Valley and Reims

Private tour of Paris, Loire Valley and Reims

Loire valley Chateau Chambord
Paris
Loire valley Chateau De Chenonceau
Paris

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Trip Overview

Traverse the beating heart of France! Begin in the capital city and enjoy the Latin Quarter, Luxembourg Gardens, the Louvre Museum, Champs-Elysees and the Eiffel Tower. Take a day trip to the magnificent Versailles, and spend a day in the Champagne region tasting wine and discovering Reims. As a highlight tour French chateaus, including Chateau de Chenonceau and Chateau de Chambord.

Tour type:
Private tour
Tour rating:
4.82 / 5, Based on
  • HOTELS
  • 4-star central hotel
    Standard room
    7 nights
  • TRANSPORT
  • Airport-hotel transfers
    Private drivers
    4 train trips (1st class)
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • 5 guided city tours
    A tour to Versailles
  • MEALS
  • 7 buffet breakfasts

Day-by-Day

Day 1

Bonjour! Arrival to Paris

As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall of the airport holding a sign with your name on it and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Day 2

Exploring Crème de la Crème of Louvre & the Latin Quarter

After breakfast, your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the three famous districts of Paris: Marais (4th), Latin Quarter (5th) and Saint Germain (6th).

Your tour of the fabulous capital of France begins on the Cite Island where you see the world’s most famous gothic cathedral - Notre Dame. You stroll the glorious Luxembourg Gardens where famous French philosophers looked for inspiration and see the Pantheon from the outside. Among other sights you see today are the Hôtel de Ville (city hall), Fountain Of The Innocents and the Cour Carrée that is one of the main courtyards of the Louvre Palace.

You then proceed with the tour the Louvre Museum, one of the world’s largest museums, taking advantage of your skip-the-line tickets. You see the crème de la crème collections and the most celebrated works of art, ancient artifacts, Greek sculptures, including the famous Venus di Milo, masterpieces of Raphael, Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt, and the world’s most enigmatic portrait - Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Day 3

Tour of the Champs-Elysées and Eiffel Tower Districts

Following breakfast, your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the Champs-Elysees (8th) and Eiffel Tower (7th) districts.

Today you proceed to the outstanding Tuileries Gardens - the oldest park in the city, explore the beautiful squares Place Vendome and Place de la Concorde, see the famous bridge Pont Alexandre III and the Grand Palais and Petit Palais. After admiring the iconic French symbol - the Triumphal Arc you head to the Place de Trocadero which is the vantage point of the Eiffel Tower*.

After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Note: Tickets to the Eiffel Tower are not included in the city tour due to limited availability. Please, ask your travel specialist about available tickets for your tour date if you would like to include it.

Day 4

Tour of Versailles Magnifique

After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Versailles - the famous residence of French kings.

Together with your experienced guide and private driver you set off on a 6-hour tour and make use of the privilege to a skip-the-line entrance to the Palace. You see the castle of Versailles and admire its grandiose opulence from the inside. You get to walk through its well-known Hall of Mirrors where the Treaty of Versailles was signed and see the actual rooms of the most extravagant king of France, Louis the XIV.

You also discover the world famous Le Notre gardens, see the Grand Trianon, Hameau de la Reine and take a stroll around the endless lavish gardens of Versailles.

After the tour, you are taken back to your hotel and have the day free.

Day 5

Chateaux of the Loire Valley Tour

In the morning after breakfast, you check out from the hotel and are transferred to the train station where you board a train to the Loire Valley town of Amboise (1st class train tickets included). Upon arrival in about two hours, your driver-guide meets you at the train station and together you begin your exploration of the Loire Valley.

Your first stop today is the brilliant Chateau de Chenonceau, which you get to explore taking advantage of your skip-the-line entrance. You have a guided tour of Chateau de Chenonceau, often described as ‘the ladies chateau’. It sits in a beautiful setting literally on the Cher River, surrounded by gardens on the adjacent terraces and river banks.

Then continue to troglodyte cellar caves located along the Loire River's central area. You are treated to lunch in one of the caves with a wine tasting.

Another place you visit today is the outstanding Chateau de Chambord, one of the most recognizable chateaux in the world due to its very distinctive French Renaissance architecture. Together with your guide you explore the castle and enjoy your skip-the-line entrance.

After the tour, you are taken to the Amboise train station for your return to Paris (1st class train tickets included). Upon arrival, your driver takes you to your hotel.

Day 6

Free Day in Paris

Today you have the day free to continue enjoying Paris on your own or join one of our carefully planned optional tours.

  • Optional tour: D-Day Day Trip
  • Optional tour: Picasso Museum Tour, Paris
  • Optional tour: Chocolate Walk, Paris

Day 7

Champagne Tour & Reims Sightseeing

After breakfast, your driver meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you to the train station for your short train ride to Reims (1st class train tickets included).

Upon arrival in about 1 hour, you are met by your guide and driver and set off on a sightseeing tour of main attractions of the Champagne region that is bubbling over with heritage sites and fine Champagne.

During the tour, you get to visit two famous Champagne houses as well as one smaller local producer to have an excellent overview of the process of making world-class Champagne, its history and have a Champagne tasting.

Then continue to Reims to see its main sight from inside and outside, the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims. This Gothic cathedral was the site of 25 coronations of the kings of France, from Louis VIII in 1223 to Charles X in 1825.

After the tour, you are taken back to the train station for your train back to Paris (1st class train tickets included). Upon arrival, your driver takes you to your hotel.

Day 8

Departure

This is the last day of your tour of France. Your driver meets you at your accommodation and takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!


Hotels

7 nights at centrally-located 4-star hotels

  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
4-star hotel in Paris

Always included:

  • Central location close to major sights
  • Buffet breakfasts
  • Free WiFi
  • Spacious beds

  • Accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Paris;
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Airport and train station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets: Paris - Amboise - Paris, Paris - Reims - Paris;
  • Professional licensed English-speaking guides;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to Louvre Museum, Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Chambord;
  • Lunch in a trogladyte cellar cave with wine tastings in the Loire Valley;
  • Visits to 3 Champagne houses with group tours and tastings;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: flights, visas, optional tours, gratuities and all personal expenses.

Tour Highlights

  • A city tour of the three famous districts of Paris: Marais, Latin Quarter, and Saint Germain
  • A walking tour of the Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower districts
  • A tour to Versailles
  • An exploration of the Loire Valley & wine tasting
  • Champagne tour & Reims sightseeing

What to Know

  • You can expect to find some shops, restaurants, and museums closed for lunch between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • French breakfast is not as heavy as other European breakfast meals, it usually includes sweet pastries, toast, fruit, yogurt, cereal
  • Tipping in restaurants might be included in the bill, "service compris" (tip included) or "service non-compris" (tip not included), but in any case, if you liked the service you can leave few Euros on the table either way
  • Most communication equipment takes 220/110 volts, you will need an adapter plug (type E) to make your plug fit into the socket

Dates & Rates

Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,691
Deposit $739
Regular package
$4,581
Deposit $917
View all dates
Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,691
Deposit $739
Regular package
$4,581
Deposit $917

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