Hotel Gambetta

Address: 7 Rue Gambetta, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, France | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 7 Rue Gambetta, 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

Touring Tour

A travel blog entry by lcmckay on Oct 18, 2014

Today we said good bye to our French hosts and head to Tour for the night. I really wanted to spent at least one night here as I had built myself up to visiting while back home and I'm so glad we did. We arrived around lunch time and spent the afternoon wandering the streets and shopping, it is a beautiful town just like most in central France. I spend far too much shopping I think I am all shopped out now my bag ...

Clos Lucé: Leonardo da Vince's house.

A travel blog entry by beandip on Oct 08, 2014

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... He painted for them for years. Suddenly, the French king at the time, King Francois I decided to take over Italy. Life was starting to get rough for all Italians so Francois wrote a letter to Leonardo and asked him to come to France for a kingly sum of money as well as a position painting. Leonardo obliged and setting off by donkey with a suitcase full of his things as well as 3 paintings he began his journey over the Alps. When he got ...

Wine, bikes, chateaus and rain!

A travel blog entry by radiobirdman on Oct 07, 2014

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... place of Ric*************heart. Liam enjoyed this as there was an iPad that sent him off on an adventure photographing different things and answering questions. Luckily the rain stopped and we were off on the bikes in the afternoon . The trail took us through villages, along the river and through vineyards. I couldn't believe how quiet the villages wee - I think we saw about half a dozen people on our three hour ride. Just as we were nearing home the ...

Tours. Leonardo Da Vinci

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 02, 2014

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Drove across more pretty county, more corn, sunflowers and grapes. Arrived at Tours. Booked our chateaux tour for tomorrow. Then went to find a campsite and have lunch. Set off for Amboise, where we went to Clos Lucé, a small chateau/country house built in 1590. It was given in 1516 by King Francis 1st to Leonardo Da Vinci. The latter spent his last 4 years there and died in 1519. ...

Loire a Velo Day 4 - Amboise to Tours

A travel blog entry by explorethewrld on Sep 22, 2014

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... well and you can hear excellent music being played on the streets from buskers. We went into the gothic cathedral with outstanding stained glass windows and met a lovely lady that gave us a free tour of some of the images depicted in the windows and She told us the story Saint Martin that started the first Christian ministry in this area during the 4th century.
We decided to have a beer at one of the many pubs ...

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