Hotel Renaissance Blois
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Good service, rooms were comfortable and very authentic seeming.
In a good part of town with a good view of the city
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... an entire meal, and dinner isn't too much later!
One group member sensibly begs off dinner, but the rest of us soldier on - forcing ourselves to enjoy the following menu: Entree: Red mujllet fillet with crispy skin, beans with chorizo bellota sauce. Main: Saddle & Sweetbread of lamb with scallions and potatoes, anchoiade dip. Dessert: Rose macaroon with red fruits, figs and mirabelle plums, honey and thyme sorbet. Such torture! :-)
... to paint and design his marvelous inventions. The chateau and gardens are stunning, and sprinkled with samples of da Vinci's art and his ingenious creations.
We enjoy lunch in a troglodyte cave restaurant in Amboise and then continue to Amboise Castle, the first architectural expression of the Renaissance in the Loire Valley - built in the 15th and 16th centuries. Leonardo da ...
... with truffled artichokes, spinach, sauce with Touraine saffron. Dessert: Green apple & Carambar candy, King of the Pippins candied with ginger. With the dessert come a plate of bite-sized cream puffs, chocolate mounds, and a drink made with fresh strawberries.
Everyone is delighted with the chateau, and from the first moment we can tell we are going to be great friends as we "tastefully" eat and drink our way through the Loire Valley!
Today, we journey to one of the most famous chateaus of the Loire Valley, Chenonceau. Our journey begins with a quick fill-up with gas. Trying to travel lightly, I've brought along only the essentials today, ... which unfortunately means I forgot my cash. Doh! Back to the house, back for the gas, this time with cash on hand. ... And THEN we hit the road. On the way, we stop off in Angers for a quick bite to eat. It is here that I realize that I didn't bring very much ...