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Horse and Magic in Blois - English

Discover the castle of Blois and the House of Magic
Description

GUIDED TOUR OF THE ROYAL CASTLE OF BLOIS 10h00 AM

Seven kings and eleven queens stayed in this palace. Its original and imposing silhouette is a testimony to this. A selection of French architectures: Gothic, Renaissance and Classical. The Royal Castle of Blois is one of the first to be classified as a historic monument. Since the end of the IXth century, it has benefited from major restorations, allowing us to admire the decorations that are faithful to history.

ATTELAGE DE PRESTIGE* 12h15 (WITH BUFFET OF LOCAL PRODUCTS)

This commented walk starts in the castle square. The walk will allow you to relax while discovering Blois and its districts. This unique moment will be an opportunity to admire the historic city and enjoy the magnificent landscapes of the Loire. A picnic buffet is planned at Aître Saint-Saturnin to awaken your senses and discover local products.

*Attelage de prestige (prestigious carriage) can be replaced by a lunch in a restaurant (¼ including wine and coffee) and a 25-minute carriage ride

THE BUFFET

- Aperitif (Sparkling Vouvray), regional wines

- Terrine of Loire fish on old-fashioned bread

- Rillons, rillettes, deer sausages, deer terrine, pheasant terrine.

- Cheese, assortment of goat's cheese.

- Sologne strawberries, petits fours, Solognots Palets, coffee.

 

Return by carriage to the castle square

 

FREE VISIT OF THE HOUSE OF MAGIC 14H30

(from April to September 2019 and Toussaint holidays)

Created in honour of the first modern magician J-E Robert-Houdin, born in Blois in 1805, this space allows a journey through the history of Magic Arts and retraces the surprising life of Robert-Houdin, watchmaker, inventor and magician in turn.

Interactive rooms with automatons, optical games await you in this unique place. The Illusions and Hallucinoscope room, a technique invented by Gérard Majax, will show you all the colours. A unique place in Europe where you will find your child's soul!

MAGIC SHOW 15h15

In a theatre with 360 seats. Two magicians present you with an original production specially designed for theHouse of Magic.

END OF OUR SERVICES 17H30

The price includes
  • The entrance and guided tour of the Royal Castle of Blois
  • Attelage de prestige (prestigious carriage) with local buffet,
  • Aperitif, wine and coffee included
  • The entrance to the Magic House and its show
The price does not include
  •  The transport
  •  Personal expenses
Validity

From January 01 to December 31, 2019

Conditions of sale

*Attelage de prestige (prestigious carriage) can be replaced by a lunch in a restaurant (¼ including wine and coffee) and a 25-minute carriage ride

54€/pers (based on 30 persons)