THE LOIRE VALLEY CUISINE

Day1 - Paris
Arrival in Paris. After check-in at your hotel, the balance of the day is at leisure to explore Paris, the magnificent capital of France. Packed with monuments, museums, art, nightlife, eateries and shops, Paris remains - in spite of all the cliches - one of the most inspiring cities in the world.
Day2 - Paris
Your included morning city tour features the Arc de Triomphe, Opera House, Champs-Elysees, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more. There is so much to see and do in Paris, a city so aptly called the City of Lights, where exciting evening outings are a must. Tonight, while cruising along the Seine River, enjoy spectacular views of its monuments illuminated with millions of lights. (B)
Day3 - Paris
Full day at leisure to take an optional tour or to simply enjoy the warmth and charm of a traditional French bistro. (B)
Day 4 - Paris/Langeais (approx. 170 miles)
After breakfast, pick up your rental car and drive to the Chateau de Rochecotte located in the heart of the Loire Valley. Set in a charming, tranquil 19-acre park, it was once the private estate of Prince Talleyrand. (B)
Day5 - Langeais
Your day is at leisure. Drive around to the various chateaux of the region and discover the beauty that surrounds you. Your package includes entry to one chateau of your choice. Return to the Chateau. Tonight dinner is at the Chateau de Rochecotte. (B,D)
Day 6 - Langeais
Full day is at your leisure. Tonight dinner is at the Chateau de Rochecotte. (B,D)
Day7 - Langeais/Paris to USA (or extend your stay)
Drop-off your car in Paris and say ''au revoir'' to France or extend your stay. (B)