Christmas in the castles of the Loire Valley
Dive into the magic of Christmas in the land of the Loire Valley castles during your stay in Tours!
The sumptuous castles of the Loire Valley such as Amboise, Chenonceau or Villandry celebrate the spirit of Christmas. From the beginning of December to the beginning of January, many activities and guided tours plunge you into the magical Christmas season. Each castle develops its own Christmas magic.
Château de Villandry 18km from our hotel in Tours
Enjoy a family Christmas with the Carvallo family, the owners of Château de Villandry since the beginning of the 20th century. In a warm and friendly atmosphere, follow in Celestine's footsteps with a storytelling stroll through the castle. You can also visit the gardens of the Château de Villandry to admire the mosaics of ornamental cabbage and leeks or boxwood lace and yew silhouettes on topiary. You'll be amazed!
Château d'Amboise 23km from our hotel in Tours
For the end of the year, teddy bears are invading the various rooms of the castle. On this occasion, discover the creations of Les Petites Maries, one of the last teddy bear manufacturers in France, or the bear collection of the Musée du Jouet ancien de Wambrechies, specially installed in the castle. You can also find concerts of Christmas carols, demonstrations of teddy bear making, shortbread decoration workshops and a competition for the best king's cake!
Château de Chenonceau 31km from our hotel in Tours
For the end of the year celebrations, winged horses, griffins, perítio (half stag and half bird), funny birds or unicorns enliven the Château de Chenonceau. The event will close the year of celebration of RenaissanceS' 500th anniversary at the castle. You can admire exceptional plant compositions created by the Chenonceau floral workshop.
Château d'Azay le Rideau 27km from our hotel in Tours
Enjoy a gourmet Christmas at the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Many sweet treats are available in all rooms. The Christmas decorations are arranged with delicacy, immersing you in a delicious festive atmosphere. Through guided tours on the theme of delicacies, discover the feasts of the Renaissance, the introduction of chocolate in France, all with a small bag full of spices and sweets!
Find complete information on the website of the Tourist Office in Touraine.
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