ITINERARY 1

ITINERARY 1  – 4 days

From the large path of Boulogne forest to trails and vinyards of val de loire, we ride on Catherine de medicis, François 1st and many famous people of that time’s footsteps…
Chambord, Beauregard, Cheverny, Blois… These wonderfull renaissance’s castles bring us into the heart of French History.

Pace: moderate – 2 riding days from 3 to 4h30 hours per day in the saddle.
For riders who want to marry horseriding with most famous chateaux of the Loire visits.
Horses: mixed breed horses trained with the trail ride.

Day 1:

Arrival to Relais de Chambord ****, in front of chateau de Chambord for 2 nights.
Dinner and briefing.

Day 2 : Chateau de Chambord

AM – about 3 hours on horseback
Beginning of the ride from Chambord along “the Grand Canal” with spectaculor views on Chateau de Chambord, then in the large alleys of the Boulogne forest around Chambord.
Back to Château de Chambord on horseback : Royal !
Lunch in Chambord.
PM
Visit of Chateau de Chambord.
Gourmet dinner and night at Relais de Chambord.

Day 3 : Chateau de Beauregard – Chateau de Cheverny

AM – about 3 hours on horseback
Begining of the ride from Chambord to chateau de Beauregard by the Boulogne forest.
We have the privilege to enter by the front path of the chateau: an unforgetable experience!
Guided visit of chateau de Beauregard.
Picnic with foie gras in chateau de Beauregard.
PM – 1 hour 30 on horseback
We leave to Château of Cheverny on horseback by the countryside and Cheverny vinyards.
Visit of Château de Cheverny.
Transfer to Coté Loire, a charming guest housse in front of Loire river in Blois. Gourmet dinner in Blois.
Night light show in château de Blois in season.

Day 4:

Breakfast at B&B au château – Departure.