7 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

7 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

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7 days in Centre-Val de Loire Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Amboise
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Chartres
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem

4
nights
Amboise

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Family-friendly places like Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and Grand Aquarium de Touraine will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amboise: ZooParc de Beauval (in Saint-Aignan), Blois (Chateau Royal de Blois & Maison de l'Acrobate) and Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau Royal d'Amboise, don't miss a visit to Chateau de Chambord, identify plant and animal life at Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, and see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amboise trip planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Amboise is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Jerusalem in October, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Amboise: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chartres.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Blois, Chateau de Chambord, ZooParc de Beauval, Grand Aquarium de Touraine, Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais
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ZooParc de Beauval ©
ZooParc de Beauval
Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais ©

2
nights
Chartres

Chartres ©
Renowned for its medieval cathedral built on a hill by the left bank of the Eure River, Chartres is a small city in the Centre-Val de Loire region and capital of the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chartres Cathedral, have fun and explore at Musee de l'Ecole de Chartres et d'Eure-et-Loir, and then admire the masterpieces at Chapelle Saint Eman.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Chartres trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Amboise to Chartres in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chartres

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Orléans Cathedral
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Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral