Travel in France – Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

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The Château of Azay-le-Rideau was built between 1528 and 1527 on the site of the mediaeval castle of Ridel d’Azay, a knight in the King’s service. The fortress was built to protect the road from Tours to Chinon. This original building … Continued

Travelling in France, Day 2

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The day started early, leaving Caen in thick fog which soon cleared to brilliant sunshine and soaring temperatures. The Chateau of Amboise, on the Loire, was the first stop, as I wanted to see the gardens. But, as always, there was … Continued

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