Magnificent castles are part and parcel of a romantic tour through European history, and this audio guided tour of the Loire Valley Castles will allow you to explore three magnificent Renaissance castles. Depart from Paris by comfortable coach and upon arrival at Cheverny, freely visit the currently occupied château de Cheverny for an hour. Within it are extremely well-preserved interior décor with 17th century furniture, and it will feel as though you have gone back in time. You next stop is Château de Chenonceau, which is 45 kilometers away. Known as the “ladies’ castle”, it was primarily occupied by aristocratic French women, including Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medicis. Your final castle is Chateau de Chambord, and your audio tour will introduce you to this massive castle, the largest in Loire Valley, built by Francis I in 1519 and with the aid of the master himself, Leonardo da Vinci. Don’t miss this opportunity not only to learn about French history but also to explore these magnificent fairytale castles.