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Chateaux pdf

  1. 1. Les Chateaux By: Delphanie DuboisThursday, March 31, 2011
  2. 2. What are Chateaux? • A manor or residence for noble people of France. • It is considered castlesThursday, March 31, 2011
  3. 3. Who Built Them? • French Kings wanted them built. • They highered the best landscape designers and architectures.Thursday, March 31, 2011
  4. 4. Where is the Loire Valley? • It is located in Central FranceThursday, March 31, 2011
  5. 5. Loire Valley • Is known as the • It is named the Garden of France. Loire Valley after the Loire River. • Is where most of the French Kings built their homes. • It is known for its architecture.Thursday, March 31, 2011
  6. 6. Azay-le-Rideau • Was built on the foundations of a medieval fortress in Touraine. • It was built by a wealthy business financial man named Gilles de Berthelo. Owned by Francois 1st.Thursday, March 31, 2011
  7. 7. Azay-le-Rideau Contd. • The first one was caught in a fire during the 100 years war • It has a large court yard. • The large right staircase is designed with hand carvings.Thursday, March 31, 2011
  8. 8. Azay-le-Rideau Design • It has a blue room, library, main room, grand room, and the loggia among other rooms • It is on an island in the River IndreThursday, March 31, 2011
  9. 9. Domaine de MontmervilleThursday, March 31, 2011
  10. 10. • Location:In the Loire Valley near the town of Flacey • History: An eighteenth century manor house begun in the 17th century and recently renovated. The Domaine is surrounded by gardens, an arboretum and a lake. The main building has two adjacent wings • Interior: All rooms have been completely restored from top to bottomThursday, March 31, 2011
  11. 11. • Interior contd: It is still furnished with antiques. The bedrooms are all redecorated with matching bathrooms in each suite. • Amenities: It has a large amount of outdoor activities. You can canoe, golf, ride horses, sail, and many more activities.Thursday, March 31, 2011
  12. 12. • It also has its own museums devoted to literature. It also has homes of writers to visit and of course cathedrals. Also fully catered. • Fun things: Tour the surrounding cities, outdoor activities, and relax. • Date: June 20-26 2011. 13,343 E per week. $21,388.43 a week.Thursday, March 31, 2011
  13. 13. Bibliography • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Loire_Valley • http://azay-le-rideau.monuments- nationaux.fr/en/ • http://www.google.com/imgres? imgurl=http://images.travelpod.com/ users/cadnams/3.1241765571.chateau- azay-le-rideau.jpg&imgrefurl=http:// www.travelpod.com/travel-photo/Thursday, March 31, 2011
  14. 14. Bib Contd. • Travelblog.com • http:// www.castles.francethisway.com/ chateau-azay-le-rideau.php • http://www.google.com/imgres? imgurl=http:// cache.virtualtourist.com/990662- Chateau_dAlzay_le_Rideau- Azay_le_Rideau.jpg&imgrefurl=http:/Thursday, March 31, 2011
  15. 15. Contd. • http://www.holiday-chateau.com/ search_by_region/france_belgium/ loire_valley/ domaine_de_montmerveille/ general_history/Thursday, March 31, 2011

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