Arcantis Hotel Le Vendome
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... make a quick program change and hop in taxis to the nearby Chateau de Villandry with incredible gardens. Everyone is delighted with the decision, and we get plenty of exercise climbing and walking in this expansive locale.
All benefit of exercise is erased, however, as we return to Tours for a stop at a wine cellar where we taste not only the fruits of the vine, but also local delicacies of cured meats and cheeses, with delicious bread. It ...
... to paint and design his marvelous inventions. The chateau and gardens are stunning, and sprinkled with samples of da Vinci's art and his ingenious creations.
We enjoy lunch in a troglodyte cave restaurant in Amboise and then continue to Amboise Castle, the first architectural expression of the Renaissance in the Loire Valley - built in the 15th and 16th centuries. Leonardo da ...
... informative, filling us in on the history of the region and the sights as we drive another 20 km to the town of Amboise.
We reach our chateau at about 6:30pm, and take time to freshen up before meeting for our welcome party in the beautiful lounge. After introductions we proceed to dinner which is a culinary delight. Entree: Quail and Foie gras terrine with spiced bread, marmalade with buckwheat and red currants. Main course: Fillet of ...
... little market town. The weather didn't show up but I did get to see the Royal Chateux, a world heritage site. This was also the final resting place of Leonardo Da Vinci, who knew! I stayed in a great little hotel and wondered the town as the sun went down, out of season, its a ghost town but that's exactly what I needed, peace and quiet.
... village. We then drove a bit more to a village called Lods, which is truly one of France's most beautiful village. It was by the water with little waterfalls. On one side of the water canal, there was restaurants and hotels and on the other side, there were house going up the cliff. We climbed up the cliff and the view from there was spectacular. It was past 9pm by then so we thought about eating dinner in the village and then continuing our drive to Switzerland. ...