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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 ...
... our way to Amboise. This morning we visited Chateau Royal d'Amboise. This residence dates back to 503! During the Renaissance, the king made a palace out of this chateau. It was a symbol of his power and a center for political, economic and artistic activity. It also stands in memory of a historic turning point when France's styles ...
... turned into evening we were sitting munching away on our evening meal of pasta and a rather nice cheesy French sauce, with slices of this lunchtimes left over huge mutant baguette, having sipped a couple of cold ones and opened a bottle of France's finest (well cheap plonk) when we heard him ask, I think it's about time for a beer, ooooo yes please she replied but could I also have a carrot, Andy nearly spat his wine out and I ...
... I look at a 16/20 and think....that's an 80%!
Classes were done at 12:30 for most of the group, so a few of us went to the island for a picnic. It was really hot today, so a lot of us ended up at the public pool. It took a tram ride to get there, but it was so worth it. It was very hot today, so a dip in the pool was perfect. The facility has multiple pools, a kids area, and a water slide! The ...
... br> Turned out to be a good decision. Chenconceau is so big and beautiful outside and inside that we just decided to take it easy and spend the entire day there instead of rushing through it and then driving 80 km to Chambord to make the day a twofer.
It was a beautiful day and we made the most of our time there since we now had all afternoon to see everything. We walked around the grounds, saw the beautiful gardens, the woods and best of all… rented ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking