15 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

15 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Train:  27 h
1
Amboise
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  32 h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Venture out of the city with trips to Balade des Rochers (in Courcay), Les Balcons de l'Indrois (in Montresor) and ZooParc de Beauval (in Saint-Aignan). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, examine the collection at La Magnanerie, put a fun spin on your tour with Le Chateau des Enigmes, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amboise trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Amboise is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Melbourne to Amboise, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in April, with highs in Amboise at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Orleans.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Blois, Cheverny, Bourre, Domaine De La Grange, Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais
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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
ZooParc de Beauval ©
ZooParc de Beauval

6
nights
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Explore Orleans' surroundings by going to Azay-le-Rideau (Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de l'Aulee, &more), Chambord (Saint-Louis de Chambord & Chateau de Chambord) and Domaine du Croc du Merle (in Muides sur Loire). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Villandry, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Saint-Gatien, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Langeais, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse de Saint Paterne.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orleans tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amboise to Orleans in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Azay-le-Rideau, Chambord, Chartres, Chateau d'Usse, Chateau de Villandry
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau de Langeais ©
Chateau de Langeais
Chateau d'Usse ©
Chateau d'Usse

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