Hotel Colbert

78, rue Colbert, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37000, France | Hotel
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The Loire Valley

A travel blog entry by toniwaser

3
13

30 July 2012

We said a sad goodbye to Stefan at Zurich station and travelled by train back to Paris and then
on to Tours in the Loire Valley. Once again, we dragged our luggage along the cobblesetoned streets to the Colbert Hotel, which was surprisingly clean and comfortable. Our hosts Emmanuelle and Olivier, were very gracious and …

Chateaus and Loire Valley

A travel blog entry by trishigirl

5

After much difficulty and confusion (again!!) in validating my Eurail pass, we arrive in Tours in the Loire Valley. Often called the "Garden of France", the Loire Valley is an enchanted land of vineyards, flowers and rolling green hills dotted with more than a thousand chateaus. This is why we have chosen Tours as a base, we want to visit at least …

The First of the Chateaux‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

2

... 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 ...

Chenonceau

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

10

... 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 ...

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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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