Chateau de Noizay
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... Plus it was raining so it was hard to take photos before the rain hit your camera lens! So, the Versailles gardens are now my favourite place in France! They were so beautiful. It would be a great place to get wedding photos too. We saw that you could hire bikes and ride around – that would have been so much fun to do if it hadn’t been raining. We made our way back to where we started, just within our hour! The golf carts only went at a certain speed – ...
... some of the most sumptuous furnishings, tapestries and objets d'art anywhere in the Loire Valley. The same family has owned and inhabited the chateau for the last 600 years; highlights included seeing their private apartments, and an enormous guards room full of suits of armour (including one made for a 4 year old child), sets of chain mail and various ancient weapons of warfare. One of the photos below shows Charlie with a 16th century set of armour weighing 25kg, and a set ...
... under a shady tree with a glass in hand. Unfortunately it was right beside a railway line! We hoped the trains would diminish during the night, but that wasn't to be! We ate dinner in the garden of a local restaurant, where we were delighted to see 5 huge hot air balloons pass low overhead. We retired to the camping ground and, as it was still too hot to sleep, sat outside - until the beastly mozzies chased us indoors.
... get the the March Bredif winery, which was recommended by the tour driver yesterday. Took a bus to the winery. We had a tour through the cave where the wine is processed and then had some wine tastings afterwards. Taking the public bus have us a unique experience on how the locals travel. Good experience. The wine guide gave us some hints on what and where to have dinner.
... with lots of cafés, bars, restaurants. Last nights meal was good but we thought we might try another restaurant tonight. So instead of having dinner at the square, we decided to go one road back from the square and found a place we thought we'd like. After we sat down and ordered our meal, we realised it was the same restaurant we ate at last night, except we entered through the back door.
It's 9 pm now and we are ready for bed - another long and eventful ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet