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Travel Blogs from Amboise
... was spent lazing around on the campsite, some sunbathing and bat and ball. We ended the day with a BBQ. We have checked the weather and it suggests rain for the morning so we have packed everything we can in the car ready for a quick pack up tomorrow ready to head to Paris. ...
... and admired great views from the "battlements"or terraces as they're called. In all the châteaux I have greatly admired the wonderful carved furniture, the cabinets often inlaid with mother of pearl and also the huge tapestries, many faded now but where the colours were better preserved you could imagine the glorious effect ...
... 16th century tapestries, paintings, china etc. In one place the kitchens still had medieval sink, stove, pump and oven with copper pots and pans and it was easy to imagine what life was like!
Had an easy day today just wandering and eating and drinking - very tempting iin France as there are cafes and bars everywhere ...
... and day walkers. There are more hiking trails in France then in England with a smaller population. Thursday was going to be another hot day with a high of 36 but it doesn't get hot until the afternoon so we decided to do a hike. We asked at the tourist office and the woman who looked like she had never hiked provided us with some leaflets of various hiking trails in the villages around Amboise. We asked her for the best one but she had no idea. I think their forte is ...
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Next stop was lunch - I had a great Coq au Vin
At this point the Tour Director decided that extreme fatigue had descended upon the tour group and that we should head home for an afternoon siesta - although at 4:15pm, it was a little late for an afternoon siesta.
Whilst some rested I scaled the hill at our estate to visit the chapel and then a short walk to see our local river...then home for dinner
Other places to stay in Amboise
17 Rue des Sablonnieres, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $137
Z.I. La Boitardiere, Amboise | Hotelfrom $87
12 Avenue Emile Gounin, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $135
36 quai Charles-Guinot, Amboise | 4 star hotelfrom $260
1, rue du Clos Bourget , Amboise | Hotelfrom $60
11 pl. Richelieu, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $86
27 rue Rabelais, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $159
- Very disappointed--be sure to confirm the details!
- Excellent, comfortable, central - ideal for a Loire tour
- Best Stay Ever
Rue du Cedre, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $188
9 Rue D'orange, Amboise | Hotelfrom $182
11-13 rue Chaptal, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Route des Ormeaux, Amboise | 3 star hotelfrom $174
Rte. de Chenonceaux, Amboise | Hotelfrom $60
12 quai Charles-Guinot, Amboise | Hotelfrom $132
6, Rue Voltaire, Amboise | Hotelfrom $82
34, Quai Charles Guinot, Amboise | Hotelfrom $190
- A must!
- The Life
- You must stay here!
1 Mail Saint Thomas, Amboise | Hotelfrom $215
- Highly Recommended
- Enjoyed Le Manoir
- Undemanding perfection
26 Rue Jules Ferry, Amboise | 2 star hotelfrom $91