Domaine de Valaudran
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We set off early from Beaune to start the drive to the Loire Valley. Our first stop was Chateau de Chambord. This huge palace was first built by Francis I, King of France at the time that Henry VIII was King of England. Ben noticed that the castle had a moat and inside a special winding staircase (a double helix). On the ceiling, Ben and Jon noticed a fire breathing lizard (a salamander which was the emblem of Francis) and big letter ...
This morning we went for a walk down the steep path from Sancerre and then to the right past the Eiffel Tower and back via the steps to the Marie and then back to our house. After lunch we drove to Aubigny-Sur-Nere about 40 kms to the north west through vineyards and cereal farming country. We passed through several small towns. Reaping of barley is well advanced ...
... markets, some even were setting up with live bands, and lovely food stalls. We were a bit early for them, but managed to try some cheeses, sausages, etc from their sample plates. With only 50 kms to Sully sur Loire, we arrived before lunch, and after not seeing our mates all morning, they rode past us as we entered town. There was much waving and Bonjours. For once, we found our hotel easily. It's a beautiful little boutique hotel, with only 9 rooms, ...
... is a good feeling. They asked the woman they were staying with to drive me to the chateau. And though it was only five minutes by foot, I accepted in order to ease their minds.
Tomorrow is the holiday of Pentecost, and we expect nearly everything to be closed, so we had to prepare a head of time what to eat and where stay.
Total distance walked today: 19km
Total distance walked during pilgrimage: ...
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 ...