Loire Valley Deﬁne What are chateaux and who built them? Manor Houses or houses of nobility. Almost like a castle. They were built by French Kings. Where is the Loire Valley? Central France. What is the Loire? Manor Houses or houses of nobility. Almost like a castle. They were built by French Kings. When were they built and why? Bet ween the 10th and 20th centuries. Built by families with some ofﬁcial rank , to represent its royal authority
FactsThe ﬁrst constructionby François I, used byhim and hissuccessors.Was one of thefavorite residences ofkings of FranceHenri III t wicesummoned the EstatesGeneral of thekingdom here in anattempt to end the François IWars of Religiont wice (chateaudeblois)
FactsWas classiﬁed as ahistorical monumentby King Louis-Philippe.The Chateau de Bloishold over 35,000works of art. Classiﬁed the Chateau as a historical monument
ArchitectureSituated on a spur overlooking the city andthe Loire, this palace was a seigneurialresidence, a fortress and the seat of thepower. (chateaudeblois).From the year 1000, the Counts ofChampagne erected a large tower in stone andnew buildings.The Saint Calais chapel was rebuilt andconsecrated in November 1508 by AntoineDufour, who was both the bishop of Marseilleand the Queen’s confessor.
ArchitectureIt has 564 rooms and 75 staircases althoughonly 23 were used frequently. There is aﬁreplace in each room. There are 100bedrooms.Around the courtyard there are four buildingsthat demonstrate four big periods of thehistory of the architecture.
Stay In a ChateauName: Château de Valent Amenities: The capacity for the is 60!. Has aLocation: Northern place where you canFrance ﬁsh, golf, and play tennis.Chateau’s History: Builtin the 19th century, Leisure Activities: Youmade by brick and can play tennis, golf, orstone. It is a three story you can ﬁsh. Also theychateau with 5000 have a pool to swim in.square meters of park. Plan: Date will be onInterior: Contains a 35 April 22, 2011 bookingmeter square foot at 11:09 A.M., leavingdining room. High the 25th. Cost isceilings, in the sitting £3,109.00= $4, 07.21 4room.