Type of Tour: Paris & Beyond
Duration: 8 hours
Everyday except Tuesdays
Private Tour Guide & Private Driver included
Tour Highlights: The Cathedral of Chartres, walking tour in the old medieval town, Picassiette house, visit of the Chateau of Maintenon.
During this tour, your Licensed Tour Guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you first to visit the Chateau of Maintenon a lovely castle located in the community of Maintenon. This castle is best known for its most famous inhabitant, Madame de Maintenon, the mistress of Louis XIV, and secretly his second wife. This chateau is a must to see for its medieval architecture but also for it romantic gardens and aqueduct built in the 17th century.
Continue your visit to the medieval city of Chartres located 60 miles southwest of Paris, in the heart of the Beauce Country known for its farmlands.
The cathedral is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and offers the ultimate in the art of stained glass windows with 173 of them flooding the cathedral with jeweled colors and shining scenes of medieval life and religion.