Taste of the Loire

Chateau + stunning scenery,

medieval to Louis XVI

An early departure from L'Hotel de Hercé, as we drive 2 hours into the heart of the Loire Valley​.

  • We arrive via the Loire Scenic Drive to take in the majesty of the stunning river
  • Saumur Arrive at river front of Medieval Saumur short walking tour of old town
  • National Cavalry School Museum Wonderful collection of National French Cavalry Military History
  • National Cavalry School 18thc Parade Grounds stunning vast expanse of 18thc Parade grounds surrounded by the original School Stables and Buildings
  • Traditional Brasserie lunch; 1-hour break
  • Chateau Saumur Museum, Calavery Museum, Chateau Guide 30 min introduction to the history of the Chateau
  • Explore the Chateau via the Decorative Arts Museum


  • Musée de Blindés Tank Museum or
  • Louis de Grenelle wine caves - Tasting & Guided Tour of the Loire Valley sparkling wine
  • Historic town centre visit to artisian Chocolatier shop followed by outdoor afternoon tea break in historic town square. 

Single suppliment of €40 is applicable to this tour due to the driving time. 

Day Tour Taste of the Loire Valley

  • Stunning medieval & 18thc city