Chateau de Brou
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the market we decided to pick up a container of Paella (check out the picture) and a couple of apples for a picnic lunch at the Chateau. Yummy! We also bought a small stick of smoked salami for later with a glass of local Touraine red wine. Can't begin to tell you all the different kinds of salami available. Couple of the vendors had more than twenty.
The Chateau was a short drive from the market. Niles (our navigation ...
... taking numerous photos. Part of the exhibition takes you up into the watch tower, then into Leonardo's bedroom, where he spent the last three years of his life, before he died in that very room,on May 2nd 1519, aged 67. I should think he served many a wench there too! The next bedroom belonged to Marguerite de Navarre. My goodness they must have had her stuffed...she was stood by the bed! From her bedroom was a lovely ...
... throughout the chateau are replaced twice a week using flowers grown in this garden. At the end of our visit, we visited the maze - it turned out to be no challenge at all.
With a couple of hours to fill in before the train (actually 2.5 hours, if Tracy and I had correctly read the train timetable!), we wandered into the small town, looking for somewhere for coffee. The boys went off to see if they could find the winery they had seen directions ...
... Our meanderings took us past several lot of ruins that were all once part of the greatest cathedral in all of Christendom - it must have been enormous. We then found our way to the old Cathedral that still stands in Tour - another impressive structure with lots of stained glass windows, both of modern and traditional designs. We then wandered into the beautiful garden next door to the cathedral. The grand old tree near the entrance is over 200 years old! Tracy ...
... eaten a plate of them alone. I think it was all the butter on them ... I had a ‘triple deal’ which started with salmon tartar with pea puree, sea bass with shrimp and paprika cream sauce, followed by mint profiteroles. I also tried a local rose, which was very pleasant and a most attractive peachy salmon color. Price of meal was reasonable for the quality with Vern’s steak €17 and my triple €22. A pleasant end to a pleasant day.