Holiday Inn Blois Centre
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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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This morning we went to Leonardo da Vinci's house, Chateau du Clos Luce in Amboise and saw the house and the gardens. There was a cat at the house which had killed a pigeon on the balcony in the morning and when we were in Leonardo's bedroom, the cat came and sat on the bed, which is apparently quite normal. Someone in the group commented that maybe it was Leonardo reincarnated as a cat. ...
... and 282 fireplaces. Francis I reigned for 31 years, during which he only spent 32 days in total at Chambord!. It was his son Henry II, and Louis XIV who were both fond of hunting that made it look the way it is today. Certainly a spot for photographers and Ivor had a wonderful time as did hundreds of other keen ‘snappers’.
We hopped back on the bus en-route to the 100 acre property Chateau de Beauregard. This ...
... on their bikes as they approached any intersections. Obviously well trained up for the trip, slowing right down and looking both ways they seemed very confident in the busy environment of Tours. What an adventure for those kids!
After leaving Tours we had a pleasant cycle on good surfaces either beside the river or along the hillside through fields, pastures and vineyards to our destination, Amboise. Amboise is a hub for touring the most ...
... my faulty threading of the front ratchet strap.
Montoire-sur-Loire is a pleasant and typical small French town, a choice of boulangeries, banks, cafes and bars arranged around the market square.
First port of call is a cash machine, to obtain some Euros, then a friendly looking bar.
To begin, two beers (typical English choice).
We sit and marvel at the number of people in the bar (it is only ...
... we walked around the grounds briefly and came upon the 'hound area'. It is an enclosed area with 100 French hounds in it - we felt it was too small for the number of dogs and there was no grass area or enough shade for them, there was only concrete. There was a lot of information written in French, and none in English, about the dogs so we are not sure if they are hired out for hunting or ... Apparently they all have the letter 'V' ...