I saw a thousand windows at once, a regular yet confused piling of houses, of steeples, a Château... with each step a souvenir Victor Hugo 1802 - 1885
Sterling Days Châteaux Tour
Following transfers from arrival points, introductions, and orientation excursions, guests arrive back at the luxury 4* château hotel for a private champagne reception followed by a gourmet 4 course dinner including carefully selected wines and liqueurs.
Day 2 (and Day 3 for weekends)
With an early departure after breakfast, driving teams set off for a morning tour of the Touraine region. Roadbooks with tulip-style instructions are provided for each driving team, along with a luxury hamper for refreshments throughout the day. The afternoon tour takes guests to one of the stunning Loire Valley Châteaux. Part of the route will pass many wine producing areas where there will be tasting oportunities.
Returning to the hotel, guests are served a 4 course dinner followed by coffee and liqueurs. As with the Classic Tour, the Sterling Challenge can add a competitive edge and can be included for groups.
An early start see our guests enjoying the return leg of their tour to the historic Châteaux town of Les Ormes, where after refreshments they are transferrd to their departure points.