Balladins Blois Sud/Saint-Gervais
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- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Family rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Balladins Blois Sud/Saint-Gervais Saint-Gervais-la-Foret
Travel Blogs from Saint-Gervais-la-Foret
... the gardens were beautiful. We then walked down to Chateau Amboise and met the rest of the group. This is also where Leonardo's grave is. We walked through the chateau first which was beautiful before going to the chapel where his grave is. We all had some time in the streets of Amboise where we had time for lunch before heading to Chateau Chenonceau in the afternoon. This was also spectacular ...
... supposed to be green, is it?) But we arrived at our B&B in one piece and wow... It is so beautiful! It's like a fairy tale house! Day 1 in the Loire we drove to Villandry for the day. We did the tour of the castle but it was the gardens that were the highlight. The vast land surrounding the castle is covered with gardens of flowers, vegetables, herbs, trees, and shrubs, all laid out in intricate geometric patterns. Yvon made friends, er, make that enemies, with ...
... see the tide coming in as we were up there and it was coming in quite fast. We were told, not to stray off the path, as the sand surrounding was actually quick sand and very dangerous. We had the whole morning there. Upon leaving we travelled to the Loire ...
... my faulty threading of the front ratchet strap.
Montoire-sur-Loire is a pleasant and typical small French town, a choice of boulangeries, banks, cafes and bars arranged around the market square.
First port of call is a cash machine, to obtain some Euros, then a friendly looking bar.
To begin, two beers (typical English choice).
We sit and marvel at the number of people in the bar (it is only ...
... Rue de Caves where the houses are literally caves in the cliffside (called troglydite), and their chimneys jut out from the vertical cliff. We found Amboise to be a busy town packed with tourist shops and cafes, decided to look for a small brandy glass. We bought a local artisanal beer of 7.5% at an organic grocery, along with hazelnuts and red wine.
Dinner at Auberge Launay: This was a splurge meal, a celebration for being in ...