Hotel Restaurant de Bel Air

Address: RN10, Vendome, Loire Valley, Centre, 41100, France | Hotel
 
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Tour de la Loire

A travel blog entry by benjon on Jul 10, 2015

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We set off early from Beaune to start the drive to the Loire Valley. Our first stop was Chateau de Chambord. This huge palace was first built by Francis I, King of France at the time that Henry VIII was King of England. Ben noticed that the castle had a moat and inside a special winding staircase (a double helix). On the ceiling, Ben and Jon noticed a fire breathing lizard (a salamander which was the emblem of Francis) and big letter ...

Arriving in the Loire.

A travel blog entry by ozquonk on Jun 28, 2015

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On Saturday morning we packed up Lynn and Phil's house (well, to be fair, Lynn, Phil and Jackie did. I sort of hung around) in anticipation of the later arrival of the Caen apartment owners who did a house swap with Phil and Lynn.

By 8.15am we were away in the superb Skoda Superb and Lynn's racy Peugeot 308 cabriolet to Dover. We got there and waited below the white cliffs for our ferry to Calais. Totally unlike the Barcelona experience, this was ...

Blois - continued

A travel blog entry by ivrb on Jun 28, 2015

2 comments, 46 photos

... Loire chateau. An international symbol of the French Renaissance, Chambord is also known for its natural environment - the forest of 5,440 hectares (still used for hunting) and a surrounding wall 32 kilometres long. Chambord is the largest enclosed park in Europe. King Francis I was 25 years old in 1519 when he initiated the mammoth project to build Chateau Chambord which served as a winter hunting lodge. It has 77 staircases, ...

Day 37 - In the beautiful Loire Valley

A travel blog entry by sadbag on Jun 24, 2015

Alan not well. After breakfast - which was the best we've had this trip - we drive to Chenonceau on the Cher River. It really is an amazing place - a fairy tale castle and a bridge over the river. We walk through the gardens and explore the chateaux. ...

Castles!

A travel blog entry by newtoa on Aug 10, 2014

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... our way to Amboise. This morning we visited Chateau Royal d'Amboise. This residence dates back to 503! During the Renaissance, the king made a palace out of this chateau. It was a symbol of his power and a center for political, economic and artistic activity. It also stands in memory of a historic turning point when France's styles ...