Hotel Colbert

78, rue Colbert, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37000, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $93.00

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The First of the Chateaux‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie


... elegant castle spans the Cher River via a series of graceful arches, and is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens and landscaped parkland. The most unusual part is the 60 metre long window-lined Grand Gallerie spanning the river, which used to be the ballroom, and the scene - it is said - of many wild parties hosted by the chateau's owner Catherine de Medici in the 16th century. During WWII the Cher River marked ...


A travel blog entry by lkeller

... to get back under the arch to the other side of the castle. But we made it!

The same day we went to Vouvray to take a tour of the wine caves. After our tour we had the opportunity to try three wines. Unfortunately I don't remember the names of any of the wines but they were all white, and one of them was sparkling. ...

Les Chateux de La Loire

A travel blog entry by diana.peller


... for our boat. I am actually pretty good at kayaking and could kayak for hours, but this was so hard and I think it was because we were having trouble paddling at the same time. When I'm paddling by myself it's a lot easier for me and I can go fast. Here we were just spinning in circles and it wasn't helping that it was HOT outside and our fellow classmates were laughing at us. When we paddled under the chateau we couldn't get back because the current kept pushing ...

Day in Tours

A travel blog entry by kathyducker


... coffee as I cannot get soy milk anywhere. Today I tried a Vienna coffee with chantilly cream and that wasn't too bad. After breakfast we walked a few kms to the Basilique de Martin de Tours. Mass was in French of course and the singing done beautifully by veiled nuns. St Martin is downstairs in the crypt so we visited him and lit a candle for us, our friends and family. ...

The Tour of Tours

A travel blog entry by tours2014


... the school in the basilica. She evidently died while she and Charlemagne were visiting Tours, and he was so grief-stricken that he never remarried. (Everyone was so impressed that our girls knew all about Charlemagne!)

2. Most of the structures in Tours date from the end of the 15th century. Some structures or houses just retained the foundations or the "caves," or even a staircase here and there from that era. Some buildings are pretty ...

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This hotel, located on 78, rue Colbert, Tours, is near Musée des Beaux-Arts, Prieure de Saint-Cosme, Didier Champalou, and Musee du Gemmail.
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