5 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

5 days in Loire Valley Itinerary

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Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Orleans
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Orleans
— 1 day
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Amboise
— 2 nights
Drive to Paris-Orly Airport, Fly to Fresno

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Orleans

— 1 day
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. On the 21st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centre-ville and then stroll through Loire a Velo Cycle Path.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Orleans day trip site.

Fresno, USA to Orleans is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Fresno to Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Fresno in September: highs in Orleans hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Orleans

Trails · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Amboise

— 2 nights
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Escalier Denis Papin, contemplate the long history of Domaine National de Chambord, then make a trip to Chateau de Chambord, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, then do a tasting at Plou Et Fils, then contemplate the long history of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, and finally learn about winemaking at Closerie de Chanteloup - Brasserie d' Amboise.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amboise trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Orleans to Amboise by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. September in Amboise sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

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