Take a comprehensive tour of the Loire Valley’s greatest Renaissance treasures.
During the French Renaissance—while painting and sculpture flourished, scientists held theories of the dark ages up to the microscope, and explorers set sail for the New World—France’s elite architects erected some of the country’s most immortal structures.
See the storybook Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau reflected in still waters and tour the spectacular gardens of Villandry.
Walk through the ornate corridors of the Chateau of Chenonceau and tour the estate where Leonardo da Vinci, the very exemplar of a Renaissance man, spent his twilight years.
Stand in the shadow of an awe-inspiring castle in Amboise and taste some of the finest wines the Loire Valley has to offer