Hotel La Scellerie

22 Rue De La Scellerie, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37000, France | Hotel
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C is for "castle"

A travel blog entry by rossfamily

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... a field, and they would come right up to you to say hi if you came to the fence. We finished our visit with a trip to the big hedge maze they have here – a fun time for the girls, away from all the history!

We drove back to Amboise, parked at the apartment, then walked over the river to visit the Chateau d’Amboise. The castle is highly elevated, and It was quite a hike up the entrance ramp. We were surprised to see how much ...

Life well spent is long

A travel blog entry by rossfamily

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... project – she’s going to try building an “Archimedes screw” – a device da Vinci created that could pump water uphill against the pull of gravity.

We spent a lot longer there than we had anticipated (we were there for over three hours!) – we had no idea how big the place was, and also no idea how interesting it would be. It was definitely a highlight for all of us.

We walked back to ...

Da Vinci and Wine

A travel blog entry by browntravelco

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Once again a lazy start to the day but eventually we got on the road to Amboise! This is a very very pretty town with a lot more upmarket troglodyte living! Very hip. But the main highlight here was 'Clos Luce' Leonardo's last home for 3 years of his life which was a big ...

Lazy Days

A travel blog entry by browntravelco

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We wanted to keep it pretty simple today. A Quick drive by the lovely Saumur Chateau and a stop in a Winery. The Winery was EXCELLENT. Yet another bonus of the low season, had the winemaker to ourselves who showed us around...Ella even had a few glasses on grape juice on the house. Tried some lovely wines..and golly gosh it is not a tasting! Had I gone along with each of their bottles to try I ...

Day 20

A travel blog entry by lindeelee

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We escaped our Romeo and Juliet castle with our heads.....and our hearts :) Didn't sleep well, was just a bit to creepy. Had a nice visitor to my bed before I left, who was eager for scratches and attention. We breakfasted in the chapel, greeted by Claude, not in his dressing gown today, he's feeling marginally better. It was all set up for us, church classical music playing, it was lovely. Nice home-made jam with our bread and croissants. ...

Location

This hotel, located on 22 Rue De La Scellerie, Tours, is near Musée des Beaux-Arts, Prieure de Saint-Cosme, Didier Champalou, and Musee du Gemmail.
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