Le Pavillon Des Lys
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Leonardo da Vince wasn't just the artist of the famous painting "The Mona Lisa." He also studied engineering, math and science along with being a great inventor. I got the chance to go to his house in Amboise, France called Clos Lucè. It was pretty… whoa, back up! Didn't Leonardo da Vince live in Italy? Well, he did except for the last 3 years of his life and here's why.
Leonardo worked for a powerful, Italian family called The ...
Drove across more pretty county, more corn, sunflowers and grapes. Arrived at Tours. Booked our chateaux tour for tomorrow. Then went to find a campsite and have lunch. Set off for Amboise, where we went to Clos Lucé, a small chateau/country house built in 1590. It was given in 1516 by King Francis 1st to Leonardo Da Vinci. The latter spent his last 4 years there and died in 1519. ...
Having said that it is actually a strikingly beautiful building dominated by a wonderfully grand double helix stair case inspired by Leonardo da Vinci.
We enjoyed the cycle in the grounds and back to St Dye some 8km away.
Camping for free in a magical place. Just like being at home but surrounded by 2000 years of history. Biking is a delight on dedicated roads, way safer and superior often to the main road. A swim was great and these camp sites have very few bugs ...
... t go into the vege gardens! After the chateau we went back to Europcar, added me as a driver, then went to the super marche to grab some dinner consisting salad, smoked ham, cheeses, baguettes, foie grae, Choc mouse, Choc eclairs, two bottles of red wine, a bottle of champaign (proper champs for my birthday) and a heap of snacks to last the road trip.. It was a great fest which we at in the living room on the couch and on the ...