Chateau des Sept Tours
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the buildings deteriorated so it has been renovated. There was written information as well as video footage of 're-enactments' of relevant parts of the history of the family and the historical battles fought.
We drove back along the other side of the Loire River, past the cliffs of tufa stone, where there were caves carved into the soft stone.
Dinner was at a highly recommended restaurant, 'L'Escargot', but I wasn't brave ...
... fit any more in. We have a late lunch at one of the many cafes, eating in France is difficult not many people speak English and at most nice places the menu is only in French. In the evening we head out to have a drink in the old part of town it's very pretty although a little expensive I have a creme brûlée and it is amazing I'm going to have to go on a massive diet when I get home to work off all this sugary ...
... for our our trip and not hotel rooms as the apartments had lots of room and cooking facilities. The next day we travelled to a small area of the Loire Valley called St Nicholas Bourgieul. We stayed at a B and B on a farm amongst the grape vines (Cabernet Franc which were being harvested). We had booked to go riding for the afternoon but unfortunately it was pouring with rain and quite cold. We gave the riding a miss and settled into the communal kitchen area ...
Drove across more pretty county, more corn, sunflowers and grapes. Arrived at Tours. Booked our chateaux tour for tomorrow. Then went to find a campsite and have lunch. Set off for Amboise, where we went to Clos Lucé, a small chateau/country house built in 1590. It was given in 1516 by King Francis 1st to Leonardo Da Vinci. The latter spent his last 4 years there and died in 1519. ...
... to be the "UK corner" as we had Scottish, Irish and English neighbours. After our shower and hair washing, we just had a lazy day reading again. Lovely. There was another terrific storm in the evening though.
It was rather cloudy start to today. However, I got the washing down before we went into town. We mooched around the market, getting some supplies then had lunch ...