Chateau de Colliers
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... our way to Amboise. This morning we visited Chateau Royal d'Amboise. This residence dates back to 503! During the Renaissance, the king made a palace out of this chateau. It was a symbol of his power and a center for political, economic and artistic activity. It also stands in memory of a historic turning point when France's styles ...
... turned into evening we were sitting munching away on our evening meal of pasta and a rather nice cheesy French sauce, with slices of this lunchtimes left over huge mutant baguette, having sipped a couple of cold ones and opened a bottle of France's finest (well cheap plonk) when we heard him ask, I think it's about time for a beer, ooooo yes please she replied but could I also have a carrot, Andy nearly spat his wine out and I ...
... taking to get to Paris as we had left Poitiers early in the am and did not get to Paris until mid afternoon. We past a few castles and lots of crops, future croissants and baguettes! In the end there was a bit of chanting and clapping of "Paris" (clap, clap, clap) coming from the back if the bus, and you don't have to be Einstein to know who instigated that!
We were awarded medals for ...
... someone else was always in the way although it’s hard to get good photos inside anyhow. It was the biggest place I had ever seen though! They had miniatures of it through its various stages of extensions etc and the grounds are massive! It was originally a hunters lodge but Louis XVII didn’t like Paris so developed Versailles into his palace. There were lots of painting and portraits inside as well. We spent probably 45 minutes to an hour inside and then went ...
... that the city of Chartres with its famous 800 year old gothic cathedral was only slightly out of the way on our way home. So of course we had to head there on the way back the next day.
By the time we got into Chartres it was pouring rain. Not the best day to be there. The heart of the town felt old and medieval with narrow little streets. Fortunately with the rain there weren’t too many people around and I pulled some illegal parking on a little ...
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsChateau de Colliers Muides sur Loire
Perfect place for a base at the Loire Valley. Staff extremely nice. Location is the best.
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