Le Saint Georges
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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We set off early from Beaune to start the drive to the Loire Valley. Our first stop was Chateau de Chambord. This huge palace was first built by Francis I, King of France at the time that Henry VIII was King of England. Ben noticed that the castle had a moat and inside a special winding staircase (a double helix). On the ceiling, Ben and Jon noticed a fire breathing lizard (a salamander which was the emblem of Francis) and big letter ...
... Every so often these gleaming roads pause for a toll plaza, without warning in some cases. Anyway, we got there swiftly albeit minus a few Euros.
The arrival at our gites (rural holiday rental property) involved roads getting smaller and smaller until traffic had to pull off the road to allow vehicles going in the other direction to pass. It turned out to be a barn or similar converted into a villa of sorts with a second storey added using not ...
... on the banks of the Loire. It is the gardens that have made Villandry one of the biggest tourist attractions. As we wandered those magnificent gardens at no time did we feel we were surrounded by other tourists. The gardens are divided into seven sections - The Ornamental Garden, The Woods, the Water Garden, the Sun Garden, the Maze, the Herb Garden, the Kitchen Garden plus a grass tennis court and a children's area.
Alan not well. After breakfast - which was the best we've had this trip - we drive to Chenonceau on the Cher River. It really is an amazing place - a fairy tale castle and a bridge over the river. We walk through the gardens and explore the chateaux. ...
... got into the fray as well "We have two young kids in there, can you wait a second?!" Then more cars come up behind him, and they start honking like crazy too. “See what you’re causing" she yelled back at us (as cars start to line up behind them with more honking ensuing). I was tempted to go over and argue with them just to stress them out a little longer and delay the impatient honking people some more.
Fortunately good taste prevailed and I ...