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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
... we ame upon Chateau Valmer, it was stunning and because it was so hot, there was only one other couple there. We walked all over the property and just loved the very orderly vegetable garden. What a grand home. We returned home at 6.30 for dinner and an early night, we are still catching up with ...
... taragon for an after taste and Laurie enjoyed his Steak Tartare, this was accompanied by our favourite Coteaux de Cravant 2005, sadly now unavailable,.On leaving we bought their last bottle which they had been saving for us, Home for a quiet afternoon and a little nap before Laurie beat me at canasta, ...
... with thousands of oil lamps. As the sun set we listened to medieval music played on a pontoon on the lake and the finale was the 'mille feux' fireworks accompanied by upbeat medieval style but loud music. No star spangled banner so it seemed to be in keeping with the age and style of the setting. We drove home enchanted at ...
... working conditions in the Loire Valley. He accepted the position of engineer, architect and painter to France's Renaissance king Francios I.
Leonardo spent his last 3 years here. The house and park are full of his inventions brought to life to try, explore and for play.
This evening we tried the crepes. Yum. Then came home to watch 20 or so hot air balloons float across the Loire River. ...