Hotel de France et de Guise

3 rue Gallois, Blois, Loire Valley, Centre, 41000, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $84.00
 

Travel Blogs from Blois

Versailles to Blois

A travel blog entry by kerrilyn

49

... my blog, facebook, replied to emails and a few other bits. They boys seemed to be taking ages. It was about 12ish when we started getting hungry so we decided to take a walk down to a bakery to get some lunch. Kyria ordered first but couldn’t remember what hot chocolate was in French. She was trying to say and the lady in the shop just said – 'Speak English!!’ I then ordered my baguette and she said something in French. I wasn’t sure what she said, ...

More Chateaux

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

4

... later, it had 440 rooms, 365 fireplaces and 84 staircases, including a fabulous central double-helix staircase reputedly designed by Leonardo Da Vinci. Interestingly, the king found the place too draughty, and spent only 42 nights there during the whole of his 32 year reign! The crowning glory of this chateau is its incredible rooftop: a Tolkienesque jumble of peaks, cupolas, domes, spires and chimneys, all created out of stone and slate. Charlie was particularly taken with the trophy ...

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

... Jenna and Lauren, and after a struggle due to the weeds constantly catching on our paddles, we made it out in front of the castle to take some pictures. We went underneath one of the arches and onto the other side, which was a really unique experience. Trying to get back to shore was a bit tough since the current was making ...

Respite in Blois

A travel blog entry by dmheinrich

2
5

... in Blois - 16th Century - beautifully restored but with modern bathrooms- yes!!!

We have learned a few things on this trip! #1 "you can't go back". We had so looked forward to returning to the B&B that we had stayed in 9 years earlier in Saumur and the couple who ran it!!
well, they had sold long ago to a young fellow! When we enquired as to whether our trusty steeds could be lodged in the garage, as before, out of the rain he replied "C'est impossible" ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 3 rue Gallois, Blois, is near Chateau royal de Blois, Chateau de Fougeres, and Chateau de Blois.
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