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  • Les Chateaux de la Loire Laïla Garcia
  • CheateuxChateaux are castles built byFrench royalty and nobilityfrom the last halfmillennium. The chateaux ofthe Loire Valley are all quiteclose to one another,creating a beautiful valley ofcastles.
  • The Loire Valley is namedafter the Loire River, thelongest river in France, and islocated snuggly in CentralFrance.
  • The first Chateaux of theLoire Valley were builtbetween and throughout the10th and 15th century byFrench kings. Frenchnobility, never wanting tostay too far from the seat ofpower, quickly followedsuit.
  • Le Chateau de ChambordThe Chateaux Chambordwas constructed (but neverfinished) by King François Iin 1519. He built thisparticular chateaux in orderto be close to his mistress,Comtesse de Thoury.
  • The Chateaux Chambord is the most famous and recognizable of the French Chateaux because of it’s very traditional French-Renaissance architecture.
  • Chambord
  • Stay in a Chateaux!Name: Domaine de MontmerveilleLocation: Loire ValleyHistory: This was the first manor house en route tothe Loire Valley. It sits snuggly in the Frenchcountryside and was built in the 18th century.Interior: Quiet and classic, each room has a Frenchcountry-side charm with a hint of the antique.Amenities: 57 full bedrooms, excessive indoor andoutdoor dining space, sauna, jacuzzi, fishing, andgolf.Activities: Skiing, swimming, hiking, canoeing,tennis, and horseback riding.
  • Booking a StayJune 5- July 2, 201152,030 euros$73, 734
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