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Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
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Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
From EUR260.00
 
Private Tour: Loire Valley Castles Day Trip from Paris
"After pickup from your central Paris hotel in an air-conditioned minivan relax on the scenic drive to the Loire Valley in central France. Below are the two sets of castles you can choose to visit on your private tour. Option one: Amboise Chenonceau and Chambord CastlesWith your private guide explore Château d’Amboise in the heart of the beautiful Touraine region. Learn about this fascinating Gothic-Renaissance castle that was favored by French kings and visit the Chapel of St Hubert where the famous Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci is buried.Your tour continues to Château de Chenonceau noted for its elegant regal décor that has no doubt helped to make it one of the most popular French châteaux. After touring the castle
From EUR260.00

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A Private Wine Cellar

I was given a tour of the yard. The had so many fruit trees on what I considered a small bit of land. One advantage to this was that they didn't need helpers or any type of machines to harvest the...
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A Gracious Hostess

Visiting my friend's family home in Noyant where he grew up was a interesting experience. They lived in small town, Noyant, in what might be considered a farm house. I'm not sure though. The farms...
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This is Not a Dream!!

My friend didn't have a place to live in at the time of my visit so he borrowed a friend's flat--his friend only used the flat on weekends. The thought of staying at a stranger's home while they were...
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lmkluque
Aug 23, 2012

Countryside and Windfarms

This photo was taken from the TGV, enroute to Tours, as we flashed through what appeared to be wheatfields. Coming from Australia, where ongoing droughts have left much of the country very brown, it...
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Jun 20, 2006

Cultural city

The abundance and diversity of the cultural activities represent one of the characteristics of Tours. The architectural heritage, the museums, theatres and cultural events fully justify the reputation...
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d_d
Jun 29, 2003

Restaurants city

In Tours, every step you take, you see a restaurant!There are so many restaurants, you can try them all!Anyway, you'll surely find something you like.In the first time, pay attention the dishes are...
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Jun 29, 2003
 
 
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University city

In Tours there's a big university with many subjects.It's in front of the Loire river, and it's well connected to the city center by a main street if you travel by car, or a a bridge if you want to go...
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d_d
Jun 29, 2003

say hello to the Old Chap...

say hello to the Old Chap Leonard of Vinci. Both artist and engineer, Leonard of Vinci was the first specialist of science fiction. He had some ideas in advance on his time : the car, the plane, the...
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GUYON
Sep 07, 2002

stay a moment at the WAX...

stay a moment at the WAX MUSEUM (Historial de Touraine) Joan of Arc heard voices before the invention of the mini tape recorders. You know certainly the story : she came from Lorrain, obtained an Army...
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GUYON
Sep 07, 2002

visit the WAX MUSEUM. It...

visit the WAX MUSEUM. It shows the contribution of Tours and its area to the France History. The Charles 7th 's nickname is 'Le Bien Servi' (The Well Served)because he owes Joan of Arc his crown and...
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GUYON
Sep 07, 2002

Tours is surrounded by...

Tours is surrounded by Chateaux. Unless you plan on spending lots of time and money there to see them, I suggest little trips. Get as close as you can by train, and then figure it out from there. I...
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lindsayb25
Aug 26, 2002

If you can only see one...

If you can only see one chateau, see Chenonceaux for its stunning setting on the river and its colorful history. Also: Blois has history (think Queen Margot); Chambord is imposing; Azay-le-Rideau is...
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Aug 25, 2002

tour the inside chambers of le...

tour the inside chambers of le Château de Chambord. The photo here is of the King's bed. Apparently the King and Queen had seperate bedrooms, but ironically enough, they had a secret door connecting...
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Carmanah
Aug 24, 2002

Bars city

There are also a lot of bars, where you can drink a beer or (better) a wine of Loire valley!Many persons everywhere!
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d_d
Jun 29, 2003

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11 Rue de l'Aviation, Tours, Loire Valley, 37100, France
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8, rue Giraudeau, Tours, Loire Valley, 37000, France
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12, rue de la Rôtisserie, Tours, Loire Valley, 37000, France
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Le Vieux Tour (Old Town Tours)

Place Plumereau is the central square of Tours. It is the most picturesque and busiest place in Tours. Restaurants here are affordable, contrary to the habit of raising the price like hell in central...
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Castles

The mandarin red colours of the rooms are simply regal. All the old paintings, chandelier, the sturdy antique bed and furnishings. I wonder how many members of a royal family and illustrious...
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Churches

Since the year 337, Tours cathedral or Saint Gatien's Cathedral had undergone several rebuilding, restoration and rededication. It's a gothic roman catholic church. Work on Tours Cathedral proceeded...
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Museum

The building of the museum is the former archbishop palace in Tours. One of France best provincial museum, it houses wide range collections of painting and rugs from the great houses of Touraine...
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Loire river

Loire - the river of the French kings. The history of France was managed on coasts of this small but very important river. Earlier it was navigable within all the year. Now its channel is essentially...
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