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Loire Valley

The Loire Valley in France is famous for it’s many Chateaus, supposedly built by wealthy families attempting to one up each other on the house stakes. 312 more words


Château d'Amboise (photos)

Last weekend we went to the Château d’Amboise. It is absolutely stunning and just a sample of the beautiful chateaux I will find here, in the Vale du Loire, during my exchange period. 164 more words


Genius at the Château du Close Lucé

Some men and women show such prodigious genius, standing head and shoulders over all their fellows, that they almost seem part of a different race. Leonardo da Vinci was such a man. 211 more words


Chateau hopping & tour shopping

So you want to head out of Paris for the day and favor the grand architecture of the fairytale chateaus. Here are some tips that can save you time and money. 473 more words

Paris Wandering

Château Royal d'Amboise

Le château d’Amboise surplombe la Loire à Amboise dans le département d’Indre-et-Loire. Il fait partie des châteaux de la Loire


Two French Chateaux, One Secret Tunnel

Two weeks into my stay at Le Mans and we were taken on a day trip to Amboise to see two of the different beautiful chateaux in the Loire Valley. 674 more words


Postcard from the (De)Tour

Last year, on the way  to the Amstel Gold race, we ate lunch in Macon. It was a delightful place and, as we didn’t have time to look around, we resolved to return. 1,263 more words