Chateau De Bois Minhy
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Another gloriously sunny day in central France that we started out with a different kind of tour, 18 holes of golf at Club de Cheverny (http://www.golf-cheverny.com/?lang=en) Our tee time was at 11:00am and the course was wide open so they were able to get us out a bit early.
For those of you wondering, we did not take our clubs. We brought about a dozen golf balls, our golf shoes and gloves, and a few tee's. So now the stage has been set ...
Through Blois to chateau.
International garden festival
Beautiful gardens in grounds
Some didnt live up to description, a bit like some modern art
Moss garden - reminded me of alpine & gravel garden at Wairoa Street
Sculptures in parkland
Bit of a sleep in
Missed breakfast but did get cuppa & toast
Off to Chambord
Immense walled park -bigger than centre of Paris
Impressive sight when see chateau come into view
Huge, amazing, show of power, crazy roofline
Double spiral staircase
Sandwich - not so quick after all
Chambord liquer.. yum! Cute bottle
... town close to our apartment, Saint Aignan, and stilled the cobblestone streets, taking some photos of some of the local area (again check out some of the pictures). The shops and restaurants were all closed as is the norm on Sunday afternoon but we did stumble upon one open brasserie. Jerry had a beer and Kathy decided to try the local sparkling wine. Very relaxing finish to another gloriously sunny day in the Loire Valley.
... she was looking for a job at a winery in the U.S. Particularly California. Jerry shared with her the possibilities of Washington State and the wonderful wines/wineries available. We left with one bottle of red. I have to tell you, wine is really inexpensive here. I thought the bottle prices were the tasting prices!
Back at our apartment and a walk through the near by vineyards.
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Other places to stay in Cheverny
23 Route de Fougeres, Cheverny | 3 star hotelfrom $205