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Getting around the Loire Valley to see some of the most legendary chateaux isn't easy by public... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
editorgoodlifefrance
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Kent, United Kingdom
Châteaux, History and Wine in the Beautiful Loire Valley

We are traveling through France, dependent upon public transportation. Amboise is our last stop... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mary Margaret O
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Milbridge, Maine
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You will be accompanied by professionals, experts and lovers of the Loire Valley. You will not only be able to discover the history and the heritage of the region but also the French gastronomy that characterizes the “Jardin de France”. The Val de...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting around the Loire Valley to see some of the most legendary chateaux isn't easy by public transport or without a car, so taking a tour is the best option. Mario our tour guide was superb, he drove us patiently, with great humour and terrific...More

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Mario T, Gérant at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Mille merci à la plus française des anglaise que j'ai rencontré. Vous faites vraiment beaucoup pour moi, i appreciate!!! j'ai...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are traveling through France, dependent upon public transportation. Amboise is our last stop before heading to England so our week here needed to focus on the Loire Valley. We were able to see Château Chenonceau by public bus, however we decided to book a...More

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Mario T, Directeur général at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Maggieeeeee, Many thanks for this nice review. It was a pleasure for me show you my wonderful Loire Valley. I'm really glad you enjoyed the tour. Yes it's great to be able to improvise according to your desires, I love to do that. did...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Mario made our visit to the Loire Valley extra special. My husband and I enjoyed two days of tours with Val de Loire Travel that revealed so much more of the charm and history of the region than what we could ever have experienced on...More

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Mario T, Directeur général at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning Jane & Walter. I will never thank you enough for your kindness. I give you the price of the most friendly visitors since the creation of Val de Loire Travel. All are still very nice but you ... I could have stayed with...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

Thank you to Mario for an unforgettable day in Loire Valley. Mario was a gracious host and we felt right at home immediately. We visited several chateaux, his family's vineyard, and he had an amazing picnic prepared for us, which we enjoyed in the middle...More

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Mario T, Directeur général at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Alice.......Merci merci et merci. Thank you Alice, It was a very nice day for me too. You have a wonderful family and I hope you will see you soon in loire valley. Welcome back to Tampa in your beautiful Florida. i wish you the best...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Thanks to Mario, we enjoyed a relaxing day trip around Chenonceau, Amboise, and Clos Luce, followed by a very peaceful trip to beautiful grounds of Valmer (with a bit of wine tasting). (If there is a particular set of proximate castles you are interested in,...More

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Mario T, Directeur général at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ben, it's really nice to have taken time to put me this comment. Thank you for your trust and booked an excursion directly on my website. I wish you a good return to Usa with Lovi and I wish you the best for the...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

What can I say, this was awesome! My wife and I were visiting Paris and wanted to take a tour to some of the castles in the Loire Valley. We found Val de Loire Travel, and Mario Tirelli through tripadvisor and decided to give him...More

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Mario T, Gérant at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Birk, thank you so much for this amazing review...wahouuuuuuuu :) . I hope that Katie is better and that you have enjoyed the last days in France. It's not always easy, but my goal is for visitors like you to have a great time...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Val de Loire Travel is a small company headed by the charming Mario who provides the absolute best way to experience the Loire valley and its beautiful chateaux, vineyards, and other delights. We signed up for two of his all day tours and had a...More

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Mario T, Gérant at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hello Su & Jill, I hope everything is going well in Florida and New York? Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. Have you been able to test the wine restaurant in Paris? I hope to see you again when you'll...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We organised this private tour the day before, through the tourist office. Mario picked us up at our hotel in his VW Polo and we headed off to Chaumont. It was quite snug in the back of his Polo, but Mario was very friendly and...More

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Mario T, Gérant at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Mr and Mrs Barnes, Thank you for taking the time to write such an accurate review. I understood you were disappointed that you did not have a guided tour while visiting the castles. For your information, it is possible to purchase guided tours on...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

I cannot recommend this wine tour enough! What a fabulous experience. My mom and I went for a short trip to the Loire Valley before heading to Paris, and wanted to make a day of visiting wineries in the region. I booked Val de Loire...More

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Mario T, Propriétaire at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Wahouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu Thank you thank you and thank you for this incredible review. It's really a pleasure to read you I hope you have received the photos of our day together with your mom Judie Welcome back to Chicago and I hope very soon Mario

Reviewed 11 May 2018

In a perfect blend of mobility and independence, were were driven to three different locations around Amboise and Chenonceau with a great relaxing moment in a quaint restaurant for lunch and a wine tasting. It is a great way to be assissted in moving about...More

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Mario T, Directeur général at Val de Loire Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018
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Merci Mathieu pour avoir pris le temps de me mettre ce commentaire bien sympathique. Cela fait toujours très plaisir. Je...More

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