ibis Styles Saumur Gare Centre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Saumur
... 140 mile round trip out of our way but it was so worth it. I said to Jon "thanks for bringing me here, I really appreciate it" and he said "no, thank you for making me come. It's not as sh*t as I thought it would be!" Praise indeed. We had a very giggly, giddy time walking around. I'm surprised we weren't chucked out a few times with our teenage-esque antics... Not ...
... the rest of the tour went right and we darted left to explore. I am kicking myself for not getting a bottle of wine from the chateau-- oh well. Enjoy the pictures.
Some of the other pictures are from a triathlon that was going on last weekend. I needed a study break so I ventured off downtown on foot.
We headed down the road to Chinon, found the tourist office and headed out on the bikes. Saw some spectacular sites along the route - lots of sunflowers and some great castles! In the evening we wandered around town, then cooked up some dinner with a great view down the ...
We headed to Cambremer to get some wifi to find out next location, and stumbled across the Sunday market. Was so fun! People everywhere enjoying the atmosphere. Lots of little stalls. And old man tap dancing in the middle of the street. And a donkey! Of course ;) We watched and listened, then bought a ...
... as base for the Angevin Kings.
The chateau is enormously sturdy, with several hundred metres of defensive walls further reinforced by a total of 17 towers. Entrance was is through one of two drawbridges across a moat. It is one of very few defensive castles that was never successfully taken successfully by siege.
It was during the 14th and 15th centuries that Angers castle was most important, and during this period the impressive Apocalypse tapestry was ...