Hotel Restaurant Le Relais Du Moulin
Travel Blogs from Valenšay
... and they had some antibiotics for her. Hopefully she woud start getting better now as its not much fun being sick on a holiday.
The rest of the afternoon / evening was spent driving to the Loire Valley where we were spending the next day. It was a really nice drive down there, going through the French town with the old fashioned houses and the nice countryside. We arrived in Blois at about 9pmish at that night. The hotel we stayed at was only 35 euros ...
... antlers over 6000 years old from an ancestor of the elk which was found in the Siberian ice fields 200 years ago. The antlers are hung at the actual height of the animal! The chateau's immaculately manicured gardens (including seemingly endless pathways of beautifully raked gravel) were a sight to behold, and we both came away feeling quite wowed. We were also pleasantly surprised at the lack of people - after our experience the day before we were expecting crowds, but they did not ...
... was on offer there. Arriving at Blois we found a camping car (as they call Motorhomes over here) car park very close to the Blois Chateaux so paid our €5 to stay for the night and then went exploring. Mandy later told us we had missed out on a fantastic chateaux (the one they did in the morning) but we went to see the Chateaux Chambord in the afternoon instead which was huge and quite interesting. We all met ...
... between free and occupied France, and legend has it that the Grand Gallery was used by the Resistance as an escape route to help large numbers of refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation. The interior of the chateau is full of wonderful furniture, and countless paintings and huge tapestries adorn the walls of every room.
We finally had had enough of the crowds and the heat, so retired to a nearby camping facility to ...
... to get back under the arch to the other side of the castle. But we made it!
The same day we went to Vouvray to take a tour of the wine caves. After our tour we had the opportunity to try three wines. Unfortunately I don't remember the names of any of the wines but they were all white, and one of them was sparkling. ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center