Hostellerie Gargantua

73 rue Haute Saint Maurice, Chinon, Centre, 37500, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $72.00
 

Travel Blogs from Chinon

Les Chateux de La Loire

A travel blog entry by diana.peller

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... for our boat. I am actually pretty good at kayaking and could kayak for hours, but this was so hard and I think it was because we were having trouble paddling at the same time. When I'm paddling by myself it's a lot easier for me and I can go fast. Here we were just spinning in circles and it wasn't helping that it was HOT outside and our fellow classmates were laughing at us. When we paddled under the chateau we couldn't get back because the current kept pushing ...

The Loire Valley - wine and castle country

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

1
7

... no doubt they are used to it. It was quite a long day of driving (300kms) as we now only have three and a half days left in this beautiful country and we needed to get further up towards Callais. Another France passion site was our choice for the night and top of the page for the area was the property of Jean-luc and Jean-Albert Mary who are third generation growers of vineyards and makers of their own wine and ...

Tours

A travel blog entry by pcopperfield

3

Spent the morning doing done housekeeping tasks. Wash and dried our clothes at the laundry. Visited the cathedral in Tours while the washing was being dried. Went to post office to send some things home by post including some excess clothes, gifts, etc. Deborah done some shopping for Kerry-Anne and Scott. We went to the Tourist Information Centre to get some direction on ...

Tours - Loire Valley

A travel blog entry by pcopperfield

3

... The visit to the winery were more appealing to us. We had a tour through the cave where to winemaking process takes place. It's a real cave into the side of a mountain. The cave provides the temperature required for the winemaking process. After the tour we got to taste a number of their wine. Maybe it's just my palette but I think our wines are better. After the tour we had dinner. We went to the same area for dinner tonite and last night. It's a square in the middle ...

Day 13, Saturday 6 July, travel to Chinon.

A travel blog entry by whibj

2
21

... it just gave you a ticket. We continued on until we reached a very large toll collection point. We were prepared this time! We chose the lane that took credit cards. We had used our credit card successfully on one other occasion, but today, this particular machine not only would not accept our card, it spat it out forcefully so that it fell to the ground. Jane needed to retrieve the card as Brad could not open his door due to being close to the ...

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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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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding