Le Lion d'Or

10 Place Jeanne d'Arc, Chinon, Centre, 37500, France | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Chinon

Les Chateux de La Loire

A travel blog entry by diana.peller

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Today we were lucky enough to see another beautiful chateau. I didn't realize how many castles there actually are in France, but there are thousands and its truly incredible. The name of this one is Chenonceaux and it is located on the Loire Valley. It is one of the most well known castles of the area and is the second most visited castle in France behind Versailles.
The bus ride there was incredibly fun. We were all so exhausted from our classes that day that we ...

The Loire Valley - wine and castle country

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

1
7

... as it was with the stone in St Emelion, the 'galleries' left behind after the extraction of the Chalk for building are now used to cellar the wines. He said that in the 200km area of this part of the Loire there are about 1000km of galleries under the ground. The Loire River is 1000km long and they have just developed a biking track beside it. The track is 800km long so there you go bikers, there is a nice bike ride for ...

Tours

A travel blog entry by pcopperfield

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Spent the morning doing done housekeeping tasks. Wash and dried our clothes at the laundry. Visited the cathedral in Tours while the washing was being dried. Went to post office to send some things home by post including some excess clothes, gifts, etc. Deborah done some shopping for Kerry-Anne and Scott. We went to the Tourist Information Centre to get some direction on ...

Tours - Loire Valley

A travel blog entry by pcopperfield

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... The visit to the winery were more appealing to us. We had a tour through the cave where to winemaking process takes place. It's a real cave into the side of a mountain. The cave provides the temperature required for the winemaking process. After the tour we got to taste a number of their wine. Maybe it's just my palette but I think our wines are better. After the tour we had dinner. We went to the same area for dinner tonite and last night. It's a square in the middle ...

Day 13, Saturday 6 July, travel to Chinon.

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... in town. We got on so well together and the conversation flowed very easily!! Well from 7:00pm until 11:15pm there was a great deal discussed. The restaurant was delightful with excellent food. It is a husband and wife team with the wife being the chef and husband waiting. We all enjoyed our meal and as you will see the presentation was fantastic. We were all given a small glass of a pear mousse with hazelnut oil which was yum. This is called an ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 10 Place Jeanne d'Arc, Chinon, is near Chateau de Chinon and Le Musee anime du Vin et de la Tonnellerie.
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