Hotel Balzac

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

Chateaus, Chateaus, Chateaus

A travel blog entry by bobstacytrips on Sep 10, 2014

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... and he showed us where another one was. Then on to another chateau.
The Chenonceau chateau is the most popular chateau in the area. It is built over the river Cher and has some beautiful gardens around it. Very nice. After that we checked in to our hotel. Later a trip downtown for some dinner.
Tomorrow, two more chateaus and then we head farther south.
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Travel day to Souillac

A travel blog entry by natalie-wise on Sep 01, 2014

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... over road. I had two hours to kill so joined him at the bar opposite the station. I was thrilled to be able to use their toilet and not have to lug my case and bag with me. We returned to the station for a baguette and about 20 min before the train arrived. The gentleman at the sandwich bar was half bald but had a row of stitched in hair at the edge of his forehead - it was really quite unusual looking. I walked from the ...

Chateaux of the Loire - farewells

A travel blog entry by natalie-wise on Aug 31, 2014

2 comments, 14 photos

... had a set menu - 2 courses tonight. I was adventurous and tried the trio of mushrooms for entree while Peter and Sue had terrine. I was able to identify two of the mushroom stuffings (cheese and rillette) but the third was similar to oysters. - I was guessing it was possible escargot. When the waitress came to clear our plates I asked her - she was slightly hesitant to explain the stuffing but when I looked excited she informed it was escargot. ...

Chateaux of the Loire - Crissay-sur-Manse

A travel blog entry by natalie-wise on Aug 30, 2014

25 photos

... mainly) We followed a rocky bush track most of the way home. We all felt the joints rattling by the time we made it to the sealed track. There was quite a lot of giggling on the way home. Details of our ride To end the day we headed up the steep path to the Chinon fortress and pasts some very old and dilapidated troglodytes and plenty of graffiti. The view over Chinon was spectacular. We then descended down a very very steep ...

Collège Léonardo de Vinci

A travel blog entry by tours2014 on Jun 20, 2014

11 photos

... and animating discussions with the shy and young French kids who were really debutants in English. I was so impressed with how patient, mature and creative the girls were with them.

After our whirlwind conversation hour, we went down to the main hall in the cafeteria for a party. We all introduced ourselves one by one to the group of about 65 students gathered in the great room. As a surprise, Julie's students had practiced singing a ...

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