4 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

4 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

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4 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

Start: Paris
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Azay-le-Rideau
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Villandry
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Chambord
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Paris

2
nights
Azay-le-Rideau

Azay-le-Rideau ©
As the center of the Touraine Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) for the Loire Valley, Azay-le-Rideau produces dry, white wines and red wines rich in tannins.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, then look for gifts at Boutique Couly-Dutheil, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of La Vallee Troglodytique des Goupillieres and then get to know the resident critters at Zoo de La Fleche.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Azay-le-Rideau road trip site .

Paris to Azay-le-Rideau is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Azay-le-Rideau are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Villandry.

Things to do in Azay-le-Rideau

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chenonceau, Zoo de La Fleche
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Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Château de l'Islette ©
Château de l'Islette

few
hours
Villandry

Villandry ©
Villandry is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. You've now added Chateau de Villandry to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Chateau de Langeais and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Villandry.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Villandry online trip planner .

Villandry is very close to Azay-le-Rideau. In August, daytime highs in Villandry are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chambord.

Things to do in Villandry

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chateau de Langeais
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Langeais ©
Chateau de Langeais

1
night
Chambord

Chambord ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and then explore the historical opulence of Domaine National de Chambord.

To plan Chambord vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Villandry to Chambord takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Chambord

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Cheverny
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny