Les Hauts De Sainte Maure
- Minbar in room
- Indoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
- Heated pool
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... the market we decided to pick up a container of Paella (check out the picture) and a couple of apples for a picnic lunch at the Chateau. Yummy! We also bought a small stick of smoked salami for later with a glass of local Touraine red wine. Can't begin to tell you all the different kinds of salami available. Couple of the vendors had more than twenty.
The Chateau was a short drive from the market. Niles (our navigation ...
... taking numerous photos. Part of the exhibition takes you up into the watch tower, then into Leonardo's bedroom, where he spent the last three years of his life, before he died in that very room,on May 2nd 1519, aged 67. I should think he served many a wench there too! The next bedroom belonged to Marguerite de Navarre. My goodness they must have had her stuffed...she was stood by the bed! From her bedroom was a lovely ...
... one castle, then this should be the one! Once we realised that purchasing the tickets from the self-serve machines was a little too challenging, we lined up in the ticket office to get some personal assistance. With tickets purchased (14 euros return per person), we made it on to the train with 3 or 4 minutes to spare.
The half-hour trip to Chenonceaux passed very quickly. Just a short walk from the station and we were at the entrance gates. Being a ...
... a case with a wonky wheel!).
Their apartment faces on to a quiet square, very close to the centre square of the old town. Situated on the first floor, there are bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms at either end of the large dining/living area, with a very functional kitchen leading off the dining area. It's very spacious and seems to have almost everything one could want for an extended stay (except for tongs and salt & pepper grinders - we were able to purchase ...
... It was very strange as they don't count down to the minute. There is no "Cinq, quatre, trois, deux, une! Bonne Année." But my Kiwi friend and I did it between ourselves. It's not as enjoyable when you don't countdown because you sort of just stand there and then it's like "oh look at that, it's midnight." So after everyone went around and said bonne Année and gave kisses on both cheeks etc. Then we had delicious ...