Ibis Styles Chinon
Travel Blogs from Chinon
... to be seen.
Arrived in Chinon in the Loire valley to settle into our quaint little hotel, set in cobbled streets in the old part of town. Strolled to the town centre to find many restaurants. Chose a lovely 3 course French meal, a carafe of local Chinon wine and sat otside in the General de Gaulle square - How French can you ...
So today we are off to see the chateaux of France. We took the TGV. From the Paris montparsse station to Tours. We the. Met up with our tour group and went to see our first chateux, Chateau De Chenonceau. Chenonceau is a beautiful chateau. The gardens were still in full bloom. The river running through the chateau gave it a very romantic feel. The kitchens were impressive. Next up was the Chateau D'Amboise in ...
... for the bright blinking LCD screen on the platform. My train is late, growing later, "due to traffic" the automated vocal message dubiously repeats every few minutes. A solitary old man heretofore slumbering on a seat on the opposite platform shuffles slowly up the steps to cross the tracks over to my platform. The air folds in on itself as a bullet train blows through the station without slowing, now officially the fastest object to have ever passed within two ...
... for it. The pools indoor and outdoor are the same inviting ones as before, they now have a water slide as well as a fitness room and other additions as well. One thing that had stayed the same was the warm welcome from Madam, once settled in and drank the fridge dry (almost!) we checked the temperature as it was hot, 34 deg, so once we had finished we went and had a shower to try and freshen up. I was tempted by the pool but put it off as ...
... where our next campsite was. Chateau de la Rolandiere, is a very nice site set in the grounds of a lovely chateau, just the sort of place we were thinking of downsizing to..........,!!!! We have a pich in the walled garden, I have just enough gap in the trees to get a satellite signal so I can watch the football tonight. Another lovely barbecued tea bottle of rosé wine and then watching us win 3-0 lovely end to the day. We will explore around ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center