Chateau de Brou
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... around the village, quite pleasant. Tours is 7 km away with a cycle path all the way, will give that a go tomorrow with the dogs in their trailer.
It was a bit grey this morning and the forecast was for rain during the day, anyway not to be put off I took the dogs for a walk to a beach on the River Loire, they had a good run before we went back for breakfast, then the rain came and went ...
... 8217;s not wrong, but we’re not doing it…… (watch this space….)
Ended the day in Brehemont, after a few miles of treacherous driving, thanks SatNAv!!. Beautiful campsite, although a little oddity with the toilet paper, one roll for three toilets, you must guess what you need and take it in with you!!
Lesson learned in the pub, don’t ask for a small and a large beer, large is ½ pint, small is ...
We save the best for last - visiting the incredible Chateau de Chenonceau built spanning the River Cher in the 16th Century. The architecture of this castle is unique in the world, and it is the most visited in the Loire Valley. It is well furnished, and has so many gorgeous original artworks that it qualifies as an art museum in its own right.
After exploring the gardens and the castle ...
... s. Francois the First added a wing in Renaissance style in the early 1500's. Finally, the Gaston d'Orleans wing was built in Classicism style in 1635. It is a lot to take in, but somehow it all works.
We are fortunate that there is a special exhibit running at the chateau of treasures from the National Library. Ancient books are on display in very dim lighting in order to protect their contents, ...
Yesterday was in fact our last day in Paris - not the day before as I said in the blog. Confused. Too much alcohol and croissants will do that. We had a fabulous last day - a late start, love that. We met Tony and Liz at around lunch time at the Palais Royale, at a part of Paris we haven't been to before after they'd been to see the Monet's at the Orangerie. We then headed off to walk the covered passages of Paris, not unlike the arcades of Melbourne. We stopped for lunch at a bistro ...