Hotel Gambetta

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

Clos Lucé: Leonardo da Vince's house.

A travel blog entry by beandip on Oct 08, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... King Francois fell in love with one of the paintings Leonardo had brought: The Mona Lisa. Francois gave Leonardo a nice house which was Francois' boyhood home! That house is the very house that is known a Clos Lucé! People also say that Francois looked up to da Vince a lot. The French king even called him "Father" and many known paintings show da Vince on his deathbed, with Francois holding his hand! You probably know many of ...

Loire chateaux

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 03, 2014

18 photos

... so wife and mistress never met!) Built in 1515; 440 rooms, 365 fireplaces and 84 staircases, Hundreds of towers, lanterns and turrets( almost reminiscent of Gaudi in Spain) and so drafty, King Francis I only lived there 42 odd days in 37 years. Saw a lovely owl at the top of the helical staircase. Huge trophy gallery with hunting spoils and weapons from the 1900s. Back to camp, feeling we had spent our money well to see so much of the. "Chateaux Country" in one ...

Tours. Leonardo Da Vinci

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 02, 2014

9 photos

... from trees. Really not enough time to do justice to the gardens and we missed seeing an exhibition of drawings. Saw the areas he liked to sit and paint in; beautiful leafy glades set among giant pine trees. Back to camp, but we noticed the villages around here are so pretty, it would be great to have more time to walk around. We are lucky the crowds are all gone; nowhere is crowded or ...

Loire a Velo Day 4 - Amboise to Tours

A travel blog entry by explorethewrld on Sep 22, 2014

17 photos

... Dinner was another delicious feast, service was superb. We went to the bridge area and there were many students enjoying a private party and playing a chugging drinking game. Some of the students were more subdued playing bongos near a campfire and just hanging out. The police were in the area but did not intervene, they let the students have their fun as long as they kept within the informal party area under the bridge.
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Amboise

A travel blog entry by coolcomfort on Sep 17, 2014

... castles and palaces of all shapes and sizes. Hundreds of these are open to the public. Today we are going to visit 3 of the most prominent chateaux: Chenonceau, Cheverny, and Chambord. Our guide for the day picked us up at the TI. The group consisted of 7 tourist plus the tour guide in her minivan. Three people in the group were from Baltimore and the 2 others were from North Carolina. We talked mostly with ...

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