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One day tour of the Loire Valley

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One day tour of the Loire Valley

We are 2 adults that will be in Paris Nov 1- 6 and would like to find a one tour of the castles in the Loire Valley. We could also catch the train from Paris to Tours if thats a beeter option. Anyone have a recommendation for a small tour group? Thanks.

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1. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

Take the early morning TGV to Tours Centre from Montparnasse. This train arrives just in time for you to walk across the street and enjoy one of the many (though fewer in November) mini bus tours:

http://www.tours-tourisme.fr/excursions.php

Perth, Australia
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reviews: 12
2. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

We just did this today! Got a train from Montparnasse at 7.15am to Tours and started a small group tour from the tourism office at 9.30am with Loire Valley Day Tours and did the chateau and wine tour! It was spectacular! Fantastic and highly entertaining guide and lots of fun.

Perth, Australia
posts: 33
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3. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

We just did this today! Got a train from Montparnasse at 7.15am to Tours and started a small group tour from the tourism office at 9.30am with Loire Valley Day Tours and did the chateau and wine tour! It was spectacular! Fantastic and highly entertaining guide and lots of fun.

melbourne
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4. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

Hello GerriH

is this a day tour from Paris. I would love to go but I always thought it would take much longer.

Can you please explain how you did this is a day and what time your returned. thank you.

Perth, Australia
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5. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

Hello, the tour starts and ends from the tourism office in Tours so we booked that and then booked train tickets returning the same day to coincide with the time of the tour, train took about 1hr 15mins from Paris and the tour went for 9.5 hours

melbourne
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6. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

Hi Geri

sorry - one more question. how far in advance did you book the tour and the train from Paris.

I have just had a look at these tours , and they look terrific. Just what I am looking for.

Perth, Australia
posts: 33
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7. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

I booked it all about 2 months prior to yesterday! It was a great day, we booked a train back leaving Tours about 8.30pm so we had a few hours for a wine in one of the nice brasseries before heading home

British Columbia
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8. Re: One day tour of the Loire Valley

Thanks everyone for your help. Harry

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