Domaine de Beauvois
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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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 ...
Today we said good bye to our French hosts and head to Tour for the night. I really wanted to spent at least one night here as I had built myself up to visiting while back home and I'm so glad we did. We arrived around lunch time and spent the afternoon wandering the streets and shopping, it is a beautiful town just like most in central France. I spend far too much shopping I think I am all shopped out now my bag ...
... castle (Rigney Usee). We then visited the Château de Chinon (built in the 11th century) which is famous for having a connection to Joan of Arc and it was also the prison for some of the Knights Templar in the 14th century. After a stop at a local village for lunch we visited a troglodyte village which was fascinating. These were the homes of the workers who excavated the stone used to build the castles in the Loire Valley. They are homes (caves) built ...
... and peaceful house is set in Parc Leonardo Da Vinci. Here he finished work on his 3 favourite paintings, including the Mona Lisa. A copy of this hung in one of the rooms, much larger than the original that we hope to see next week. In the basement were numerous models of his inventions. The grounds and gardens were lovely, and more models were round every corner. Flying ...
... On the way back, we met a couple, Gill and Gerry, who were parked near us on the campsite. Gerry spent a lot of the afternoon popping in and out of our van with questions and chat! What a character! They were with friends but that was not working out so well so they set off the next day without them, perhaps never meeting up again? Who knows! It certainly passed our ...