Manoir de Chemalle

Address: Chemalle, Courcay, Loire Valley, Centre, 37310, France | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Chemalle, Courcay.
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Travel Blogs from Courcay

Touring Tour

A travel blog entry by lcmckay on Oct 18, 2014

... fit any more in. We have a late lunch at one of the many cafes, eating in France is difficult not many people speak English and at most nice places the menu is only in French. In the evening we head out to have a drink in the old part of town it's very pretty although a little expensive I have a creme brûlée and it is amazing I'm going to have to go on a massive diet when I get home to work off all this sugary ...

Clos Lucé: Leonardo da Vince's house.

A travel blog entry by beandip on Oct 08, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

Leonardo da Vince wasn't just the artist of the famous painting "The Mona Lisa." He also studied engineering, math and science along with being a great inventor. I got the chance to go to his house in Amboise, France called Clos Lucè. It was pretty… whoa, back up! Didn't Leonardo da Vince live in Italy? Well, he did except for the last 3 years of his life and here's why.
Leonardo worked for a powerful, Italian family called The ...

Loire chateaux

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 03, 2014

18 photos

Took a taxi into the City of Tours to get our mini-bus tour of the chateaux. Started with a female guide and 4 Brazilians, swapped at lunch to a male French guide and 4 girls from Paraguay- maybe the Brazilians did not like us! First we went to Amboise. Beautiful chateau perched on the hill overlooking the centre of the town, where Leonardo Da Vinci is buried in a small chapel. Remodelled by Charles VIII in1492, over half has been removed over time, the bricks ...

Tours. Leonardo Da Vinci

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 02, 2014

9 photos

... and peaceful house is set in Parc Leonardo Da Vinci. Here he finished work on his 3 favourite paintings, including the Mona Lisa. A copy of this hung in one of the rooms, much larger than the original that we hope to see next week. In the basement were numerous models of his inventions. The grounds and gardens were lovely, and more models were round every corner. Flying ...

Amboise

A travel blog entry by coolcomfort on Sep 17, 2014

... of the royal chateau.

We had dinner at a nice bistro where we met some travelers from Scotland. It was a day after the Scottish vote on independence from GB - they were only mildly disappointed at the outcome. We shared some good cross-table conversation.

If you would like to look at all of our pictures from Amboise, please click here

Friday 9/19 - The Loire Valley is home to more then ...