Grand Hotel de Tours

9 Place Du Marechal-Leclerc, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37000, France | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on 9 Place Du Marechal-Leclerc, Tours, is near Musée des Beaux-Arts, Prieure de Saint-Cosme, Musee du Gemmail, and Didier Champalou.
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    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

    ... interesting but when you are hanging out for a cold frothy a touch hard to take . The beer problem was solved by a visit to a wine bar at the end of the street, actually we lucked in as it looked good & we decided on a quick pre dinner drink , beer for moi & a Vouvray wine for Madame , we elected to share a cheese platter : 1/2 of the best camerbert ever ,Rochefort, chèvre ,and one from the Jura region plus bread ok good idea,no room for dinner so ordered the charcuterie plate ...

    Loire chateaux

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 03, 2014

    18 photos

    ... so wife and mistress never met!) Built in 1515; 440 rooms, 365 fireplaces and 84 staircases, Hundreds of towers, lanterns and turrets( almost reminiscent of Gaudi in Spain) and so drafty, King Francis I only lived there 42 odd days in 37 years. Saw a lovely owl at the top of the helical staircase. Huge trophy gallery with hunting spoils and weapons from the 1900s. Back to camp, feeling we had spent our money well to see so much of the. "Chateaux Country" in one ...

    Tours. Leonardo Da Vinci

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 02, 2014

    9 photos

    ... from trees. Really not enough time to do justice to the gardens and we missed seeing an exhibition of drawings. Saw the areas he liked to sit and paint in; beautiful leafy glades set among giant pine trees. Back to camp, but we noticed the villages around here are so pretty, it would be great to have more time to walk around. We are lucky the crowds are all gone; nowhere is crowded or ...

    Amboise

    A travel blog entry by coolcomfort on Sep 17, 2014

    ... women from NC. One of the women lived along the outer banks and actually knew Buddy Davis - small world!

    The chateaux were impressive - Chenonceau and Cheverny were the best. Chanbord was the biggest, but not as well maintained as the other 2.

    Back in Amboise we had dinner La Reserve again - it was that good!

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