Chateau de Noizay
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... He painted for them for years. Suddenly, the French king at the time, King Francois I decided to take over Italy. Life was starting to get rough for all Italians so Francois wrote a letter to Leonardo and asked him to come to France for a kingly sum of money as well as a position painting. Leonardo obliged and setting off by donkey with a suitcase full of his things as well as 3 paintings he began his journey over the Alps. When he got ...
... tickets , to cut a long story short an hour later it transpired it was no blocked at all but funds were low.
We drowned our sorrows with some bubbly from our previous B&B , decided on a pizza of all things , the good place was closed so we had the best meal of the trip at the place we had decided against , innovative , very well presented , good service and not too expensive . Paris tomorrow .
Our wifi has been a bit on the slow side hence the blog has been a bit ...
... in WW2. Beautifully furnished, with a nursery full of toys and the birthing room with cot etc. This chateau is the model for Tintin's adventures with Captain Haddock! We had thought there was to be some wine tasting, but this was an alternative to seeing the chateau, so we missed the wine. On to Chambord, the Loire's largest and most visited chateau. Truly vast, 4 wings modelled on Maltese Cross, mostly unfurnished and with Da Vinci's double helix staircase in ...
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. ...
... of the royal chateau.
We had dinner at a nice bistro where we met some travelers from Scotland. It was a day after the Scottish vote on independence from GB - they were only mildly disappointed at the outcome. We shared some good cross-table conversation.
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Friday 9/19 - The Loire Valley is home to more then ...