Hotel des Chateaux
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... over by a young couple and they are making improvements. It is one of the very few campsites open all year in N France.
There is a busy road running along one side but they are very happy for you to pitch on the other side. The pitches are large and some are of gravel. The washrooms are heated, with ...
... cold outside.
We have 'done' the Loire valley several times, but cannot remember visiting Tours. Although it is Sunday tomorrow, there is a bus into the city centre, so we have decided to go and have a look around. we are going to stay here for 2 nights and then make a dash for the Channel!
... happy this morning, i have met a ginger cat. The loss of our sweet little Basalina is still fresh with me and i long to pick him up but he scurries away into the undergrowth.
After lunch we visited Fontevraud Abbey.
The Abbey was originally the site of the tombs of King Henry II, his wife Eleanor of Aquataine, their son Richard I (The Lionheart). However there is no presence of them. Their ...
... with frustration at not being able to pass them. Really nothing much to see at all. Flat farmland everywhere. Drizzling rain has given way to pouring rain as we approach Tours, its nearly 4.30pm. We have been on the road for many hours. Really keen to get to our Gite. We stopped to buy fresh fish and salad for dinner and a bio break
Past Samaur and on toward Brossay. Finally through the village and we arrive at the gite.
It is stunning. Huge ...
... Today, we chose to visit the Chateau de Villandry, which has a spectacular garden. We loved the Chateau and the gardens were so large that there were 8 separate gardens all combined in one large area of many acres. We toured the Chateau in about 1 hour and spent 3 hours in the gardens.
When we arrived in Azay le Rideau, it was about 6pm, just enough time to shower, enjoy a bottle of ...