DISCOVER FONTEVRAUD CHINON & LANGEAIS.
Our English-speaking driver will pick you up in your accommodation at 9.30am in Loire Valley.
Then you will discover the treasure of the Val de Loire Valley with a comfortable car.
Your medieval day will start with the visit the of the abbey of Fontevraud, one of the biggest abbeys in Europe.
Discover the recumbent funerary sculptures of the Plantagenet family , Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, their son Richard the Lionheart and Isabelle of Angoulême.
Then you will discover the fortress in Chinon where you can discover the secrets of the history of France through the adventures of Joan d’Arc and Richard the Lionheart.
You will be able to wander for a few moment around the streets of this charming city.
The trip will be end with the visit of Langeais castle, with its amazing drawbridge you can still walk on today.
The castle is located on the borders of the regions of Anjou and Touraine.
This is the place where Anne de Bretagne and Charles VIII married, thus celebrating the alliance between the realms of Britain and France.
The castle was built by Louis XI whose main purpose was to find a way to defend la Touraine from the attackers.
At the end of this great experience, we will bring you back to the departure place.
100% refundable 7 days before the tour.
*You can modify this tour on request.