Auberge de Launay
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Initially we're the only guests taking breakfast at the Auberge Launay in Limeray, which makes us wonder if most of the guests have already breakfasted, but meanwhile we have repeat cups of coffee, ham and cheese, croissants, jams, and honies. It costs 9 Euros, which is 1-2 more than normal, perhaps because this Logis hotel strives to be green with …
... was asking if I’d like something else and so also asked for a choc muffin thing. I have no idea what she actually said but she didn’t seem offended when I continued ordering!
We munched our lunch and watched a movie – still waiting. I was a bit concerned at why the boys were taking so long. The traffic in Paris being like it is, I was worried they’d had an accident and an angry Frenchman was jumping up and down on their bonnet or something. ...
Thankfully this morning started off a bit cooler, and we even had a bit of drizzle to start with. Charlie and I had not yet had our fill of chateaux, so we went off to the supremely graceful Chateau de Cheverny, thought by many to be the most perfectly proportioned chateau of all. Constructed between 1625-34, and built from gleaming stone from nearby quarries, it is one of the few chateaux whose original architecture has survived the centuries practically unchanged. The interior ...
... between free and occupied France, and legend has it that the Grand Gallery was used by the Resistance as an escape route to help large numbers of refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation. The interior of the chateau is full of wonderful furniture, and countless paintings and huge tapestries adorn the walls of every room.
We finally had had enough of the crowds and the heat, so retired to a nearby camping facility to ...
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 ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed