Le Chateau de Reignac
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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This beautiful castle built on the River Cher was home to five different ladies between 1499-1836; Diane De Poitiers, Catherine de Medici, Louise of Lorraine, Louise Dupin and Marguerite Pelouze. During the First World War, it served as a hospital. Although the crowds were large, we enjoyed seeing this charming and beautifully restored residence. We relished a lovely lunch on site after viewing the ...
... blended with those of Flanders and Italy. In fact, the great Italian master Leonardo da Vinci is buried in the chapel at the palace. King Francois appointed him as "first painter, engineer and king's architect" from 1516 until his death in 1519. The king also gave him the Manoir du Cloux in which to live; we visited that house this ...
The guy from the camping was a fan of old Citroëns and you'd find them parked around the camping side. Old pictures showed his organized meetings for old timers in the recent years and some of the campers came with their camping cars or caravans pulled with an old timer - fun !! As it was raining a little again but it seemed to get better so we went to visit a small town called Chinon about a half an hour away. There was a market of the Middle Ages with all kinds of hand made ...
... forests, flower, herb and vegetable gardens and fountains. It is said that there are 52 km of boxwood hedges through the Villandry Gardens and you can get a sense of how much trimming that would be in some of the photos we took today.
From there we went to the Château of 'Sleeping Beauty' where we toured towers, rooms and grounds of the ancient castle. For the short ...
It is quite unfortunate that I must bear this news but I must inform you that our family mascot, Ling (a 6 inch terracotta warrior figure) has been beheaded. During dinner the other night my dad was pretending to have him get knocked over by the strong fumes of his wine where the poor Chinese statue fell and was decapitated by the tumble. Needless to say, his spirit 'Ling'ers on and we are looking to gluing him ...