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Loire valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers everything from castles, historical towns and stunning landscapes. Its location alongside the river Loire gives the land its fertility and ensures the productivity and success of the vineyards and Loire Valley Wines. The area also boasts world-famous Renaissance Chateaux.

Our cycling tours Loire valley are the best way to explore the historical treasures of the area, taking you to castles and chateaux, as well as through the lush forests of the surrounding countryside. If wine is what you´re looking for, our Loire valley wine tours take you to the most renowned wineries in the region. Here, you can sample some of the best Loire wines this fertile region offers. There are also quite a number of locations that offer great Loire River Tours if you want to see the landmarks from another perspective. For history buffs, we also offer great guided tours in the most important cultural towns such as Chinon or Blois.

Our small group Loire Valley day trips depart from the cities of Tours and Amboise. We organize exclusive private tours to the Loire valley castles that are conducted by Expert Local Guides that speak impeccable English. We also offer more affordable shared day tours that will take you to the most important sites. Of course the Castles of the Loire are high up on our list. The most famous ones include Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau du Clos Luce that welcomed Leonardo Da Vinci, Chateau de Villandry and Chateau Azay Le Rideau to name just a few. Another great activity in this region is wine tasting as the destination is home to some of the most elegant red and white wines of France.

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Explore the historic surroundings of a UNESCO world heritage site
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Explore the preserved heritage of the Loire Valley
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Experience the local wine, food and history of the Loire Valley
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Discover amazing Gardens & Castles of the Loire Valley
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At Ophorus all our expert guides hold the WSET level 2 in Wines & Spirits, and our drivers are fully accredited and licensed guides.

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