Domaine de Valaudran
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Photos of Domaine de Valaudran
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Parthenius Diamante
Travel Blogs from Salbris
... clubs. Get that, clubs we are not used to. A half set for Kathy (one wood which was a 5 wood) Jerry had a driver and a 4 rescue. Yes, we did have a full set of irons between us and we got by.
Jerry played a pretty good round, it took Kathy about 8 holes to finally find her groove. We did note something about playing golf in France. After a bad shot and a foul word (yep they sometimes slip out) there is no need to say "excuse my French" ...
Bit of a sleep in
Missed breakfast but did get cuppa & toast
Off to Chambord
Immense walled park -bigger than centre of Paris
Impressive sight when see chateau come into view
Huge, amazing, show of power, crazy roofline
Double spiral staircase
Sandwich - not so quick after all
Chambord liquer.. yum! Cute bottle
... and spinach. Third course was a cheese sampling and the last course, desert was a blueberry chocolate mousse with a raspberry sorbet. (Checkout the pictures with a better description, great lunch).
Lunch finished up in about two hours then we went back outside to complete our tour with a trip through the garden maze. At the location we entered you could take a right or left into the maze. Kathy's competitive nature kicked in and she challenged Jerry to a race ...
Lesson learned, do not drink French coffee in the mid-afternoon. Both of us, but especially Kathy, struggled sleeping after drinking "un cafe" after lunch in Chartres yesterday. So with a slow start to the day we headed out to the Loire Valley, Southwest of Paris. Our stop today was the incredible Chateau Chambord. http://www.chambord.org It took about 90 minutes to drive from Chartres. (This time no toll ...
The boys and I had a nice wander at Salbris market and made our purchases for dinner without too much trouble - poulet roti and haricot vert amongst other things. We spotted some rabbits on the way back to the car but couldn't get too close for a decent photo.
Another walk but locally this time to an ...