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It's cheap it's good tho if you are in groups, shared showers down the hall is the only real complaint
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Orleans is a lovely city.
Now we all know of Joan of Arc, but you have to read up a little to really know what she did.
I'll leave the reading to you, or you can ask Gary G, as he will probably know the whole story anyway. Most surprising is how young she was.
Walked around the centre for a bit, and up to the cathedral, really nice …
... lost the whole day to Chambord. Again we found the photos we took did not do justice to the scale of the Chateau. After some exploring around some smaller villages we returned to Orleans. Here we visited the massive cathedral and wandered around the old town. On our last night in Europe we celebrated with Cafe Gourmand at a local ...
... the side view and the river and the gardens....wow!
Simply, the attached photos don't do justice to reality. The interior of the Chateau was also difficult to record in photos - the rooms were beautifully restored.
We drove on to Orleans late in the afternoon and had a perfectly French meal in a restaurant close to our town centred ...
Bit of a sleep in
Missed breakfast but did get cuppa & toast
Off to Chambord
Immense walled park -bigger than centre of Paris
Impressive sight when see chateau come into view
Huge, amazing, show of power, crazy roofline
Double spiral staircase
Sandwich - not so quick after all
Chambord liquer.. yum! Cute bottle
... rooms, rooms that looked like ball rooms, extravagant bedrooms with the beds with the curtains around, though I was surprised at how small the beds were. Were the royals small people? It had rooms for the queen, the king, the servants, the guests, everyone. It was massive. Though I wouldn't like to walk up and down those stairs everyday just to go to my room. They had restored everything to ...