The Loire valley combines lovely landscapes, the best castles near Paris, great wines and restaurants.
You have one day to spend in France. Go there.
You have more days. Take your time, stay in a hotel near Loire Castles, visit the top Loire Castles and enjoy french food and countryside.
It takes two hours from Paris to Loire Castles by A10. By train, Tours, the heart of Loire Valley, is one hour from Paris (buy tickets and rent a car).
If you have just one day, it will be easier to go on a one day tour from Paris to Loire Castles with visits of Chambord, Cheverny and Chenonceaux
On the two day tour, you will also visit Amboise, Villandry and Clos Luce (not available in winter).
The Loire Valley combines great french castles with top french wines (Cabernet and Gamay red wines, Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon white wines).
Loire Valley Tours, a premium Loire Castles and Wine Tours agency, has unique one day and three days Loire Castles and Wine Tours from Paris.