Les Capucines Hotel

6 Rue Blaise Pascal, Tours, Loire Valley, Centre, 37000, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Tours

The First of the Chateaux‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

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... windows and lots of decorative stonework. It was built in the 1500's by courtiers of King Francois 1, and sits in a lovely landscaped park. We were fortunate that there were not too many people there, which meant we got to have a good look round.
Unfortunately it was a different story in the afternoon when we visited the chateau at Chenonceau. It is one of the most popular chateaux in the Loire, and you can see ...

Chenonceau

A travel blog entry by lkeller

... Jenna and Lauren, and after a struggle due to the weeds constantly catching on our paddles, we made it out in front of the castle to take some pictures. We went underneath one of the arches and onto the other side, which was a really unique experience. Trying to get back to shore was a bit tough since the current was making ...

Les Chateux de La Loire

A travel blog entry by diana.peller

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... in the very back singing songs the whole time. Anna even thanked us for our lovely concert...I should probably become a singer now.
After viewing the castle, which Anna Norris's daughter showed us (she is super nice), we were able to take a paddle boat around the castle (and under). Of course Erin, Caroline, Devon, Dana and I were all up for this idea but we didn't realize how hard it would be. We divided in groups of 3 and Erin and I ended up being the ...

End of Week 3

A travel blog entry by aprilmaeeads

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... market. Every Sunday, tons of vendors flood the street next to the Loire. It took us two hours to get through! We tried cold sausages, cheeses, jams, and breads. There were also a bunch of clothing and shoe vendors. I ended up buying macaroons, because I am an addict. (They weren't the best, because they had been out all day. I am now qualified to be a macaroon taste tester.)
It was a beautiful day with great company!
And I won't be trying to go to Villandry again.
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End of Week 2

A travel blog entry by aprilmaeeads

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... about something like that. I don't have a car here, and the bus drops me off far enough away from the house that it matters if I get caught in the rain.
For some reason, I find it easier (or at least, I have more motivation) to have a positive attitude. I am here for an adventure, and I refuse to let a little thing like rain get in my way.
I hope to bring this attitude home with me, and not get so irritated at the little things that can really be quite frustrating.
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Location

This hotel, located on 6 Rue Blaise Pascal, Tours, is near Musée des Beaux-Arts, Prieure de Saint-Cosme, Musee du Gemmail, and Didier Champalou.
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