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... and the gardens were also beautiful. Tonight we had the option of going to Tours with a dinner included. We walked around the town and visited the basilica. After the walking tour we had dinner in the Leonardo da Vinci restaurant where we also had a guy playing the guitar and singing all night with us joining in. It was great having Summer there as she translated for most of the night. It ...
... stop was a coffee fix for Glyn to settle the nerves before a walk to the patisserie to buy our salad-filled baguette and a raisin pastry for our lunch.
Villandry was built in 1536 by Jean Le Breton, Minister of Finance. In 1754 the Marquis de Castellane (the King's Ambassador) purchased the chateau and had it redesigned to meet 18th century standards of comfort. It remained in the family until 1906 when the chateau was ...
... that we we WILL BE checking in early with the view to resting and researching and booking our accommodation further ahead, preferably with many for at least 2 nights in a row. Oh well – on a positive note I thoroughly enjoyed my SECOND Jalapeno Southern Chicken burger for the week! (Followed by a Baileys in the hotel room that I dropped on the bed!! LOL). Another ‘mixed bag’ day as I climbed into what was thankfully a very comfortable bed. ...
... and given the high price of beer (5.60Euro for two small beers), wonder how they can afford it.
But, we notice very few are drinking beer, careful observation while we drink our beer, and we notice some are drinking Pastis and some White Wine. Next round is Pastis and a White Wine, much more reasonable at 3.60Euro for the two. The only problem is, I do not like Pastis, but, perhaps I will acquire a taste for ...
... that we actually entered the chateau - these experiences make for happy and positive memories of your travels.
This chateau is surrounded by a very large amount of land, Parc du Chambod, which is lush and green. Some facts about this castle and estate:
- the chateau is 156 metres long and 56 metres tall
- there are 77 staircases
- there are 282 fireplaces
- there are 426 rooms
- the park covers ...