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Loire valley castle tours

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Loire valley castle tours

I am going to Paris in August and I wanted to travel by train to Tours and see some of the castles in the loire valley. I was wondering if it was okay to wait until I get to the Tourism office to book a tour? Is that risky? Do the tours usually sell out? Thanks for any advise you can give me.

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I think in August you would be best off booking - and as early as you can.

The problem is not only that they may sell out, it may also be that if they don't know you are arriving they won't wait for you. I think most of the tours leave at 9.00, which means catching a train that leaves Paris at 7.30ish.

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Any time you're traveling any distance (as opposed to a 10-minute Metro ride) it's a good idea to book, so that you don't take a train (which should also be prebooked) to another city, only to find that there are no tours available.

This is particularly true in August, the peak tourism month for France.

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