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 …
In terms of distance, today was a failure. I cycled about 50km through mostly flat terrain. By any other measure, it was a success. I stayed around my campsite for a long time because I reached a key part of my current book, "Gone Girl", which I finished at the end of the day. Then, as I cycled, I kept stopping to pick and eat foods: grapes growing wildly along the road where they had ...
I may have misspelled the words, but I think the grammar is correct: that I passed more than one of these Renaissance era castles. The most glorious, and worth the 10km diversion from the Loire, was Chambord. Like a crowded chess board version of the Magic Kingdom (how sad it is that I compare these 15th and 16th century masterworks to their mid 20th century copycat?), this ...
... of Amboise. The chateau was grand and over looked the Loire River. The views of the city and area were great from here. After Amboise we went to Chateau Cheverny. What a pretty hunting lodge. The home is still occupied by the present day owners. We got to see the hounds being feed at 3:00pm. It was interesting but not my cup of tea. They are fed a nice raw diet with extras but that is way too many dogs ...
... treat! Beautiful linens, tableware - attention to detail. Not to mention ultra modern water pressure,AC,heat,etc.
On Weds we toured the chateau amboise and Clos-Luce(Leonardo da Vinci's final resting place) in the morning. In the afternoon we toured the Chateau Chenonceau. This was recommended by Gloria to minimize driving. We had dinner at Chateau de Pray. It was very good(Michelin one star restaurant) ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed