Albion

Address: 20 Rue du Pont de L'arche, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37550, France | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 20 Rue du Pont de L'arche, Tours, is near Rue Nationale, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Prieure de Saint-Cosme, and Château de Candé.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
 

Travel Blogs from Tours

Clos Lucé: Leonardo da Vince's house.

A travel blog entry by beandip on Oct 08, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... King Francois fell in love with one of the paintings Leonardo had brought: The Mona Lisa. Francois gave Leonardo a nice house which was Francois' boyhood home! That house is the very house that is known a Clos Lucé! People also say that Francois looked up to da Vince a lot. The French king even called him "Father" and many known paintings show da Vince on his deathbed, with Francois holding his hand! You probably know many of ...

Loches 2

A travel blog entry by alhngjh on Oct 03, 2014

... the " royal city " a walled area enclosing chateau, church , some houses and the medieval keep. We spent some time in the chateau not being able to make head or tail of the map which turned out to be for the keep a very satisfactory set of dungeons towers and good ramparts etc 200 meters away just had time to see it all before closing. We need cash for the Paris apartment & my card was rejected at the ATM the bank lady told us it was blocked , this was 5 minutes after using it to ...

Loire chateaux

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 03, 2014

18 photos

Took a taxi into the City of Tours to get our mini-bus tour of the chateaux. Started with a female guide and 4 Brazilians, swapped at lunch to a male French guide and 4 girls from Paraguay- maybe the Brazilians did not like us! First we went to Amboise. Beautiful chateau perched on the hill overlooking the centre of the town, where Leonardo Da Vinci is buried in a small chapel. Remodelled by Charles VIII in1492, over half has been removed over time, the bricks ...

Tours. Leonardo Da Vinci

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 02, 2014

9 photos

... and peaceful house is set in Parc Leonardo Da Vinci. Here he finished work on his 3 favourite paintings, including the Mona Lisa. A copy of this hung in one of the rooms, much larger than the original that we hope to see next week. In the basement were numerous models of his inventions. The grounds and gardens were lovely, and more models were round every corner. Flying ...

Amboise

A travel blog entry by coolcomfort on Sep 17, 2014

... a nice dinner at La Reserve.

Thursday 9/18 - today is our big sightseeing day in Amboise. The 1st order of business was to visit the Chateau Royal d'Amboise - this late 15th century chateau was the favored royal residence of Charles VIII.

After our chateau tour, we wandered through the narrow little streets and alleys of Amboise. We stopped for some lunch a great little sandwich shop. In ...

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