~ 4 Day Loire Châteaux VIP Sojourn with Comte & Comtesse de Vanssay ~

LOIRE VALLEY CHATEAUX

A PRIVATE VIEW OF FRANCE “By Invitation Only”

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4 days as VIP guests of Comte & Comtesse de Vanssay, with receptions
in neighbouring private & famous Loire Valley châteaux with their owners

Day 1: Arrival via Chartres & Montmirail castle
  - Airport or city transfer to Chateau de La Barre with private chauffeur/guide
  - Visit of Chartres Cathedral with renowned scholar, Malcolm Miller
  - Tea and visit of Château de Montmirail by owners Comte & Comtesse de Bufflevent
  - VIP welcome by Count and Comtesse de Vanssay to Château de La Barre, home of their family since 1404, followed by Grand Siècle dinner in their prestigious XVIIth century dining room in the most authentic tradition of French aristocracy

Day 2: Famous Chenonceau, Leonardo da Vincis' home, Gardens, Wine and Private Estates
  - Picturesque villages, rolling hills, XIIth century romanesque churches, romantic gardens
  - Renaissance lunch in Leonardo da Vinci's and visit to famous Chenonceau Castle
  - Visit of the Gardens of Château de Valmer & wine tasting with Comte & Comtesse de Saint Venant

Day 3: Medieval UNESCO Heritage City, and more Renaissance Private Châteaux
  - Morning coffee at the Château de Poncé by Comte & Comtesse Guy de Malherbes
  - Private tour of the "Jardins à la Française" of the Grand Loire Valley Castle Château du Lude, followed by lunch hosted by owner Comtesse de Nicolaÿ
  - Visit of the medieval Plantagenêt city of Le Mans
  - Private visit and dinner at XVIIth century Château Chêne de Coeur hosted by the owners, Vicomte & Vicomtesse Ogier d'Ivry

Day 4: The best furnished Loire Valley Châteaux with further private visits
  - Château de Cheverny for a VIP visit guided by the Marquis de Vibraye
  - Lunch at Château de Troussay hosted by Baron de Sainte Marie
  - Transfer back to Paris city or airport

Price upon request - depending upon size of group and events selected & available.

N.B.On some dates during the year, it is also possible to drive your dream car around the legendary Le Mans Maison Blanche racetrack, or depart from a Château in a Montgolfier hot air balloon or participate in a hunt.

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