Travel Blogs from Azay-le-Rideau
... elegant castle spans the Cher River via a series of graceful arches, and is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens and landscaped parkland. The most unusual part is the 60 metre long window-lined Grand Gallerie spanning the river, which used to be the ballroom, and the scene - it is said - of many wild parties hosted by the chateau's owner Catherine de Medici in the 16th century. During WWII the Cher River marked ...
Our study abroad group took a trip to see Chenonceau, a beautiful castle on the Cher river. It was amazing to see in person and it might even be my new favorite castle over Villandry (the one with the gorgeous gardens). We took a tour of the castle, and after we had the opportunity to take a row boat out in the river. I went ...
... get the the March Bredif winery, which was recommended by the tour driver yesterday. Took a bus to the winery. We had a tour through the cave where the wine is processed and then had some wine tastings afterwards. Taking the public bus have us a unique experience on how the locals travel. Good experience. The wine guide gave us some hints on what and where to have dinner.
... with lots of cafés, bars, restaurants. Last nights meal was good but we thought we might try another restaurant tonight. So instead of having dinner at the square, we decided to go one road back from the square and found a place we thought we'd like. After we sat down and ordered our meal, we realised it was the same restaurant we ate at last night, except we entered through the back door.
It's 9 pm now and we are ready for bed - another long and eventful ...
... it alone and the argument was getting louder. Either the ticket man didn't understand what we were all on about or he couldn't care less but either way we didn't have to pay for Ruby. It was a strange place. The first floor was really cool with lots of illusions and magic mirrors and things that really entertained the girls and they were running about in great excitement. The next 2 floors were a giant snoozefest and then the top floor had ...
Other places to stay in Azay-le-Rideau
7 rue Balzac, Azay-le-Rideau | Hotelfrom $94
50-52 rue Nationale, Azay-le-Rideau | 3 star hotelfrom $95
3 place de la Republique, Azay-le-Rideau | Hotelfrom $114
2 route de Villandry, Azay-le-Rideau | Hotelfrom $94
2 rue du Chateau, Azay-le-Rideau | Hotelfrom $72
Azay-le-Rideau | Hotelfrom $107