Balladins Tours Nord
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Our lazy rest day in Tours started with a 2 hour cycle along the Loire cycle route. We thought it would take us along the water but instead it took us through a little village and through lots of vineyards. It was a nice ride although not as flat as Ile de Re. The rest of ...
... and admired great views from the "battlements"or terraces as they're called. In all the châteaux I have greatly admired the wonderful carved furniture, the cabinets often inlaid with mother of pearl and also the huge tapestries, many faded now but where the colours were better preserved you could imagine the glorious effect ...
Full day tour on Sunday of some of the stunning Chateaux and gardens in this area. Each one different and remarkable and all very old and full of interesting history. Never enough time on these tours to really stop and absorb or sit and contemplate but plenty of literature which I have read with pleasure since. The gardens ...
... from 1807, and pictured some old conifers or sequoia around 140-150 years old. It is also known for some fun art - also pictured. It was midday by now and pretty warm but the park offered some lovely shaded areas which we stuck to most of the time. Even so we were pretty sticky, but sticky in the shade (we back packs and faces) is better than total melt in the sun.
We made our way back to the station to see if there was any air conditioned places to eat ...
... The lanes were narrow and the corners sometimes tight. But by mid afternoon, we were safely installed on a dry pitch. A friendly neighbour warned us that do oak tree we were parked under was shedding acorns. We had confers previously, so acorns were small irritants. We could not park on the grass because we are too heavy on the wet ground. A friendly bunch, many Brits either coming up from Spain, or on their way ...