Art'Hotel Tours

40, rue de la Prefecture, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37000, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tours

The First of the Chateaux‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

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Today our route took us through the valley and past numerous vineyards and chateaux (castles). I have to completely reverse what I said yesterday about the weather,as today was baking hot - well into the thirties.
Our first stop was the Chateau d'Azay-le-Rideau, between Saumur and Tours. Built on a natural island on the Indre River, and surrounded by a moat, this beautiful building is adorned with slender ...

Chenonceau

A travel blog entry by lkeller

... to get back under the arch to the other side of the castle. But we made it!

The same day we went to Vouvray to take a tour of the wine caves. After our tour we had the opportunity to try three wines. Unfortunately I don't remember the names of any of the wines but they were all white, and one of them was sparkling. ...

Les Chateux de La Loire

A travel blog entry by diana.peller

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Today we were lucky enough to see another beautiful chateau. I didn't realize how many castles there actually are in France, but there are thousands and its truly incredible. The name of this one is Chenonceaux and it is located on the Loire Valley. It is one of the most well known castles of the area and is the second most visited castle in France behind Versailles.
The bus ride there was incredibly fun. We were all so exhausted from our classes that day that we ...

Chef Diana

A travel blog entry by diana.peller

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... in them, which I would never have thought to do. We also made a sort of hybrid between a crepe, burrito and egg roll. Inside there was goat cheese, ham and pears. This was my favorite out of all the foods we made, though it sounds strange it was delicious. After that we made a fancy desert with raspberries and honey bread (which my dad used to buy for me when I was little and brought back a lot ...

Beginning of Week 2

A travel blog entry by aprilmaeeads

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... are constructed out of cement blocks, than spackled over with some kind of painted concrete. Homes here look like ancient, well cared for, charming country cottages. I am also noticing that the French like their privacy, so most homes have walls, of either shrubs or concrete, to block out noise and prying eyes. However, almost always, roses or flower bushes peep over these walls, almost apologizing for the "do not disturb" ...

Location

This hotel, located on 40, rue de la Prefecture, Tours, is near Musée des Beaux-Arts, Prieure de Saint-Cosme, Didier Champalou, and Musee du Gemmail.
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