9 days in Sancerre, Loire Valley & Muides sur Loire Itinerary

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Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Sancerre
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Sancerre
Drive
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Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive
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Muides sur Loire
— 1 day
Drive
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Amboise
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saumur
— 2 nights
Drive to Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport, Fly to Oslo

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Sancerre

Sancerre is a medieval hilltop town, commune and canton in the Cher department of central France overlooking the Loire River. For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Sancerre trip planner.

Oslo, Norway to Sancerre is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Oslo in April, with highs in Sancerre at 19°C and lows at 6°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Orleans.
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Orleans — 4 nights

Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Step off the beaten path and head to Place du Martroi and Jardin des Plantes. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, appreciate the history behind Statue Equestre Jeanne d'Arc, make a trip to Galerie du Lion, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Loire a Velo Cycle Path.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Orleans trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Sancerre to Orleans in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Muides sur Loire.
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Muides sur Loire — 1 day

On the 19th (Wed), examine the collection at Maison de La Loire du Loir-et-Cher, then don't miss a visit to Moulin a vent, and then do a tasting at Domaine du Croc du Merle.

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Traveling by car from Orleans to Muides sur Loire takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Muides sur Loire sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amboise.
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Amboise — 2 nights

Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau, indulge your taste buds at Caves du Pere Auguste, and then do a tasting at Plou Et Fils.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amboise trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Muides sur Loire to Amboise takes an hour. In April in Amboise, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saumur.
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Saumur — 2 nights

Pearl of Anjou

Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
On the 21st (Fri), do a tasting at Langlois-Chateau, then do a tasting at Ackerman, and then learn about winemaking at Caves Louis de Grenelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then contemplate the long history of Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay.

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Traveling by car from Amboise to Saumur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Saumur, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for home.
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