Hotel Balzac

47 Rue De La Scellerie, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37000, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tours

Les jardins à Villandry

A travel blog entry by lkeller

... or Place Plumereau. The music they play at La Guinguette is very funny to me because it ranges from songs like "Hey Ya" -Outkast to a compilation of songs from Grease to a random French pop song. When we go to Place Plume we usually go to an Irish pub (I think mostly because they speak English). We also go to La Loire for lunch sometimes which is really nice and relaxing!

June 11

The gardens of Villandry is a must see. I can't even begin ...

Lunch Break

A travel blog entry by tours2014

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"Manger est bon. Avoir mange' est meilleur!" -Eating is good. Having eaten is better! On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the students have afternoon classes, so today we had a quick 45 minute lunch break in a garden before classes began again at ...

Beginning of Week 3

A travel blog entry by aprilmaeeads

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... host mother, left early on Tuesday morning to visit with family. So, Marjorie and I walked to school (it was only 4 miles, and better to walk in the morning!). For lunch, we went to a pizza place where it was buy a medium pizza, get one free. All in all, it may have been my cheapest lunch yet! I purchased myself and Marjorie a bottle of wine for dinner and I found some cheap macaroons. I had a relaxing afternoon enjoying some red wine and a good book.
Wednesdays and ...

Hier Soir - Last Night

A travel blog entry by tours2014

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Kenner picked fresh strawberries with her family for their dessert. They ate a sort of mozzarella and basil wrap followed by a beef stew served over rice.

Cason and her host family visited McCrae's host family in Vouvray at their home, which is also a beautiful B&B. They both said that about 7 languages and countries were represented at the table! They enjoyed salad in a sort of sauce, a stew served over noodles, an apricot tartelette, and berries ...

Chasse au tresor

A travel blog entry by tours2014

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Today was a simply gorgeous day in Tours. Sunny, breezy, a coolness in the air... After lunch at a green space along the river, the girls went on the the long-awaited "Chasse au trésor" in town - the scavenger hunt! I divided students into groups and gave them the list of things to find as well as a list of do's and dont's: No separating from the group at all, no using GPS or iPhones, always practice your manners when ...

Location

This hotel, located on 47 Rue De La Scellerie, Tours, is near Musée des Beaux-Arts, Prieure de Saint-Cosme, Musee du Gemmail, and Didier Champalou.
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