Hostellerie Gargantua

73 rue Haute Saint Maurice, Chinon, Centre, 37500, France | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 73 rue Haute Saint Maurice, Chinon, is near Chateau de Chinon and Le Musee anime du Vin et de la Tonnellerie.
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    Travel Blogs from Chinon

    This is the town to really enjoy your stay

    A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds on Sep 13, 2014

    1 comment, 21 photos

    Joe:
    Our Visit to Chinon
    After much difficulty in renting a car at the Paris airport we headed to the Loire Valley with the intent of riding bicycles between chateaux. As much by happenstance as anything else, Shar chose Chinon as our location and the Hotel Gargantua as our accommodation. With a name like that how could you go wrong? …

    Saint-Epain near the Loire

    A travel blog entry by stefanoandrea on Aug 02, 2014

    48 photos

    ... was there, this one looked okay but not worth spending more money on to go and visit inside so we drove to our last one which was Villandry built in 1536 and the last of the big castles build in the renaissance time along the Loire. Again extremely beautiful with a big beautiful French garden. Food for lots of pictures again .... After a couple of hours walking through the gardens and visiting the different floors with rooms we walked out of this beautiful place and drove back to the ...

    Châteaux - Castles

    A travel blog entry by dresselhuis on Aug 02, 2014

    23 photos

    ... forests, flower, herb and vegetable gardens and fountains. It is said that there are 52 km of boxwood hedges through the Villandry Gardens and you can get a sense of how much trimming that would be in some of the photos we took today.

    From there we went to the Château of 'Sleeping Beauty' where we toured towers, rooms and grounds of the ancient castle. For the short ...

    Juno and Loire

    A travel blog entry by dresselhuis on Aug 01, 2014

    11 photos

    ... lookout/communication establishments. The original tunnels that we were permitted to go through had only recently been discovered as the result of a lost dog who found his way into them and this was the first year they had started to do presentations down in the cement rooms with walls 2 and 3 metres thick. They had been dug out and 22.5 tons of sand hand shovelled by volunteers in order to be hospitable ...

    La piscine!

    A travel blog entry by lkeller on Jul 16, 2014

    L'Institut
    The classes this month are more difficult than they were for the first month. We have Oral Comprehension, Writing Comprehension, Oral Production, Writing Production and Phonetics classes. The grading scale in France is very different than the US, so it's hard to gauge where I'm at. Their grades go up to 20, and it's very very rare for someone to get a 20/20. Typically a 16-20 is très bien (very good), the highest ...