Auberge de Launay
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Leonardo da Vince wasn't just the artist of the famous painting "The Mona Lisa." He also studied engineering, math and science along with being a great inventor. I got the chance to go to his house in Amboise, France called Clos Lucè. It was pretty… whoa, back up! Didn't Leonardo da Vince live in Italy? Well, he did except for the last 3 years of his life and here's why.
Leonardo worked for a powerful, Italian family called The ...
... and peaceful house is set in Parc Leonardo Da Vinci. Here he finished work on his 3 favourite paintings, including the Mona Lisa. A copy of this hung in one of the rooms, much larger than the original that we hope to see next week. In the basement were numerous models of his inventions. The grounds and gardens were lovely, and more models were round every corner. Flying ...
Having said that it is actually a strikingly beautiful building dominated by a wonderfully grand double helix stair case inspired by Leonardo da Vinci.
We enjoyed the cycle in the grounds and back to St Dye some 8km away.
Camping for free in a magical place. Just like being at home but surrounded by 2000 years of history. Biking is a delight on dedicated roads, way safer and superior often to the main road. A swim was great and these camp sites have very few bugs ...
Up and at em early today, we're off on a tour of Amboise and some chateaus - can't wait. Decided to take a guided tour today. There were 7 of us on a little mini bus, Trace had organised it through the tourist information office, There was a nice NZ lady, Karen who has been travelling in Europe and the UK since May and 4 young Asian girls, who proved to be more than a little annoying, appears they can't tell the time! It was a spectacular day weather wise, sun shining ...