Les Chateux de la Loire       By: Dikembe Dubois
Loire Valley Define  What are chateaux and who built them?      Manor Houses or houses of nobility. Almost like a castle. T...
Blois
FactsThe first constructionby François I, used byhim and hissuccessors.Was one of thefavorite residences ofkings of FranceH...
FactsWas classified as ahistorical monumentby King Louis-Philippe.The Chateau de Bloishold over 35,000works of art.        ...
ArchitectureSituated on a spur overlooking the city andthe Loire, this palace was a seigneurialresidence, a fortress and t...
ArchitectureIt has 564 rooms and 75 staircases althoughonly 23 were used frequently. There is afireplace in each room. Ther...
Map
Stay In a ChateauName: Château de Valent      Amenities: The capacity                             for the is 60!. Has aLoc...
Bibliographyhttp://www.chateaudeblois.fr/?lang=enhttp://magliery.com/Graphics/MoreFrance/blois-courtyard.htmlhttp://donnar...
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    1. 1. Les Chateux de la Loire By: Dikembe Dubois
    2. 2. 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
    3. 3. Blois
    4. 4. 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)
    5. 5. FactsWas classified as ahistorical monumentby King Louis-Philippe.The Chateau de Bloishold over 35,000works of art. Classified the Chateau as a historical monument
    6. 6. 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.
    7. 7. 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.
    8. 8. Map
    9. 9. 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.
    10. 10. Bibliographyhttp://www.chateaudeblois.fr/?lang=enhttp://magliery.com/Graphics/MoreFrance/blois-courtyard.htmlhttp://donnarussomorin.blogspot.com/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Franz_Xaver_Winterhalter_King_Louis_Philippe.jpghttp://www.pbase.com/mr_jason/image/109980440

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