DeﬁneA Chateaux is a manor or house or residenceof lord of the manor or a country house ofnobility or gentry.the Loire Valley is located between Sully-Sur-Loire and chalonnes.The Loire is an administrative department inthe east-central part of France. They werebuilt between the 10th and 20th centuries,it sought to protect the French revolutionafter the rhône-et-Loire government splitinto two.
ChenonceauThe Chateau de Chenonceau was built in1513 by katherine briçonnet.(http://www.chateaux-france.com/)It was made more attractive by diane depoitiers and catherine de médicis.(http://www.chateaux-france.com/)then it was saved by mrs.duplin during thefrench revolution.(http://www.chateaux-france.com/)
PeopleDiane de Catherine de Mrs. Duplinpoitiers médicis (blog.catherinedelors.com) (http://teddyree-theeclecticreader.blogspot.com)(http://francemonthly.com)
ArchitectureThe chenonceau was built on the river cherwhere its unique beauty and architecturewould be reﬂected on the water.(http://www.chateaux-france.com/)It also has a formal garden, a park,renaissance style furniture, 16th and 17thcentury tapestries, and many masterpieces.(http://www.chateaux-france.com/)
HistoryThe Chenonceau chateau was built by thomas Bohier and overseen by his wife katherineBriçonnet.Soon after the completion it was seized by king Francois 1, because Bohier couldn’t pay offhis debts. Then his successor Henry ii presented the castle to his mistress diane de poitierswho made signiﬁcant renovations and changes to the gardens.Ten years later after the death of the king his widow catherine de médicis made diane depoitiers move to a different chateau and under the care of catherine de médicis made furtherrenovations on the garden and chateau itself.after catherine’s death in 1589 the fortunes of the castle were changed. After theoccupancy of the widow of king henry the iii and the mistress of king henry the iv the chateaubecame less occupied and maintained. The duke of bourbon bought it and sold most of it’scontents and the castle itself.The castle was sold to Claude Duplin, his wife gave new life to the castle and even managedto stop it from being destroyed during the revolution.(http://www.castles.francethisway.com/)
HistoryCatherine de Médicis Diane de poitiers mistress Mrs. duplin wife of claude duplin widow of henry ii of henry ii saved castle from being destroyed in revolution
interesting factsDuring the ﬁrst world war the ownerturned over the chateau for use as ahospital for the injured soldiers.During the second world war one end of thecastles galleries was in the occupied zonewhile the other end was in the french freeterritory.(http://www.castles.francethisway.com/)
stay in a chateauName: Château DelandeLocation: FranceChateau’s history: Over 600 years old. Traditionally designed.Interior: Has a selection of many different rooms and apartments youcan also stay in the tower. The grounds are ten acres of fenced inpark land. Theres also a terrace and a lake.amenities: up to 64 people can stat at one time. A huge dining roomtable that can seat 72.Fun things: They have a lake and towers you can tour.Date/Cost: April 14th-24th. Cost £36,317.00