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Loire River Excursions

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Great tour option in Amboise

We booked this tour company so we could get a taste of the castles. We were looking for something... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Absolutely the best - glad I found them!

I have just returned from a half day trip/tour by Touraine Evasion - a phenomenal experience. I... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2016
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Scenic boat tours down the Loire River, affording spectacular views of the French countryside.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this tour company so we could get a taste of the castles. We were looking for something reasonably priced and being that my boyfriend and I are not majorly into castles, we decided this was the best option. We did the half day...More

Thank NicG413
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I have just returned from a half day trip/tour by Touraine Evasion - a phenomenal experience. I discovered this company from the tourism office in Tours & they booked a half day (almost 6 hour) excursion for me to Chambord & Chenonceau. They departed from...More

Thank jdf3361
Reviewed November 5, 2016

First off, our driver was amazing. She got us from place to place quickly and carefully and delivered great local and historical tidbits all along the way. We took the four-chateau tour (Amboise, Chenonceau, Cheverny, Chambord) and it made us wish we'd booked more of...More

Thank madame_kh
Reviewed September 19, 2016

I've taken many tours in different locations and I always look for value in what a company offers, alongside good reviews. After using Touraine Evasion this is the only company I've ever experienced which I can 100% say DO NOT BOOK WITH. We booked an...More

4  Thank Blowy
Reviewed March 23, 2016

I spent a weekend in Tours with my daughter and didn't want to hire a car, so picked up the Touraine Evasion brochure from our hotel and used their company to visit Chambord. Their service is very good value for money, the small minibus (7...More

2  Thank Anne F
Reviewed December 13, 2015

Benoit is hilarious and made our day of touring Châteaus great fun, so much that we booked a second tour the next day! They have planned some great routes to see gorgeous Châteaus, and the countryside. We were able to see 4 each day for...More

3  Thank blueovalobject
Reviewed October 12, 2015

We took an afternoon tour of two chateaux with Touraine Evasion Tours out of Tours, France. This was not so much a tour as transportation to and in between the chateaux to and from Tours. The driver was a very nice man and did a...More

3  Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed May 31, 2015

Until this year, it has not been possible to cruise on the Loire as the river is so shallow that the usual screw-driven cruise boats could not pass. CroisiEurope have just introduced a new paddle steamer, the Loire Princesse, which has a draft of only...More

8  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed May 12, 2015

Last April, my wife and I took the Royal Valley Tour with this company. It was booked through the Tours Information Office (TI), and here is where my surprise started. When I booked the tour, my belief was that the TI office ran the excursions,...More

6  Thank josebenjamin
Reviewed December 31, 2014

I chartered the entire Feniks for one and two week tours seven times in seven years. The boat was clean, the staff and owners were excellent, and the food was very good. We did several tours in the Netherlands, rode from Amsterdam to Bruges, Bruges...More

6  Thank Shandachelsea
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