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Travel Blogs from Amboise
... in on this trip. The kitchen and bathroom were literally the size of closets, and the living room (where the girls will sleep on a futon) was tiny – very hard to move around once the bed was pulled out. There was an odd smell in the apartment because the carpet had just been replaced and it had a strong odour. The upshot was that the location was pretty amazing – close to multiple metro and RER (regional train) stops, and a ...
... there is up top – from the ground, all you see is castle, and it looks huge, but the actual chateau only accounts for a small part of the grounds. There were lots of gardens and lawns, a da Vinci monument, a chapel, and other buildings. We toured the castle, which was neat, but not nearly as fancy as Chenonceau. Although, if you lived here, you’d probably prefer the views! Because of its elevated position, the views from the castle and ...
... through the historic part of the city and past the chateau (we’re looking forward to our visit tomorrow). We picked up some groceries and ate in tonight – we want to get an early start for our “castle tour” in the morning.
Da Vinci said: “Life well spent is long.” We have certainly been spending it well, and it feels like we’ve been away forever. Profound wisdom...the dude knew what he was talking ...
to the lovely Blois this morning, although it was a little
disappointing as the 'Musee de Magic' was not open. Should have never
told Ella about it as it got her excited! (It was the former home of
the French 'Houdin' who the American Houdini got his name from. But
we ended up exploring all the quiet backstreets of Blois, very quiet
and built into the hills so many ...
up frosty and cold (trying to scrimp on what gas we have left!) we
got on the road to the biggest and best chateau of the Loire Valley:
Chambord! The pics say it for themselves really, but it was quite
amazing although very cold inside! They were not so clever as the
bigger the rooms/higher the roofs, the harder to heat! Was built in
the 15th ...
Other places to stay in Amboise
17 Rue des Sablonnieres, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $121
Z.I. La Boitardiere, Amboise | Hotelfrom $78
12 Avenue Emile Gounin, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $105
36 quai Charles-Guinot, Amboise | 4 star hotelfrom $237
1, rue du Clos Bourget , Amboise | Hotelfrom $56
11 pl. Richelieu, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Rue du CÃ¨dre - 37530 ChargÃ©, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $176
27 rue Rabelais, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Very disappointed--be sure to confirm the details!
- Excellent, comfortable, central - ideal for a Loire tour
- Best Stay Ever
9 Rue D'orange, Amboise | Hotelfrom $153
11-13 rue Chaptal, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $55
Route des Ormeaux, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $141
Rte. de Chenonceaux, Amboise | Hotelfrom $60
12 quai Charles-Guinot, Amboise | Hotelfrom $105
6, Rue Voltaire, 37400 , Amboise | Hotelfrom $74
34, Quai Charles Guinot, Amboise | Hotelfrom $144
- A must!
- The Life
- You must stay here!
1 Mail Saint Thomas, Amboise | Hotelfrom $172
- Highly Recommended
- Enjoyed Le Manoir
- Undemanding perfection
26, rue Jules Ferry, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $86