9 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

9 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Loire Valley route planner

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Amboise
— 1 night
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Blois
— 6 nights
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Amboise

— 1 night
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, then do a tasting at Plou Et Fils, and then learn about winemaking at Caves Duhard. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, stroll around La Pagode de Chanteloup et son parc, and then browse the exhibits of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amboise trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Amboise is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Amboise are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Blois.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

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Blois

— 6 nights

Town of Art and History

Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Versailles and Chateau de Chambord. Venture out of the city with trips to Paris (Musee d'Orsay, The Paris Catacombs, &more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal de Blois, get to know the fascinating history of Escalier Denis Papin, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Blois travel website.

You can drive from Amboise to Blois in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Blois are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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