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... lost the whole day to Chambord. Again we found the photos we took did not do justice to the scale of the Chateau. After some exploring around some smaller villages we returned to Orleans. Here we visited the massive cathedral and wandered around the old town. On our last night in Europe we celebrated with Cafe Gourmand at a local ...
... the side view and the river and the gardens....wow!
Simply, the attached photos don't do justice to reality. The interior of the Chateau was also difficult to record in photos - the rooms were beautifully restored.
We drove on to Orleans late in the afternoon and had a perfectly French meal in a restaurant close to our town centred ...
Orleans is a lovely city.
Now we all know of Joan of Arc, but you have to read up a little to really know what she did.
I'll leave the reading to you, or you can ask Gary G, as he will probably know the whole story anyway. Most surprising is how young she was.
Bit of a sleep in
Missed breakfast but did get cuppa & toast
Off to Chambord
Immense walled park -bigger than centre of Paris
Impressive sight when see chateau come into view
Huge, amazing, show of power, crazy roofline
Double spiral staircase
Sandwich - not so quick after all
Chambord liquer.. yum! Cute bottle
... office. Unfortunately the attendant didn't speak english but she called on one of the chaperone style people and he was able to translate perfectly. I let out a huge sigh of relief when he said I didn't need to reserve a seat and didn't need a ticket - my rail pass was enough -phew. I then decided to wander a little - not too far from the hotel until I had studied the map a little more. Woo hoo - a market in the square where the statue of Joanne dArc is. There were a lot ...