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Sep 16, 2009 - Tours - Chateax Country

Off on a tour of the Loire Valley. Chateau of Chenonceau - at Chenonceau architecture and nature are brought together in harmony. The gardens are amazing - of course, French style - besides the beautifully manicured gradens there is a maze, farm and vege garden. The Chateau is built out over the river. We explored all the beautiful rooms (fully furnished). UM - how the other half live! Monmousseau Winery - we toured the labrinth of the chalk cellars and then tasted their sparkling wine. Amboise and their Chateau - we took the ramp to reach...

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Sep 15, 2009 - Mont St Michel - St Malo - Rennes - Tours

Raining in the morning so didn't venture out to see if the Abbey was shrouded by mist. St Malo - we strolled along the ramparts of this walled city. A bit cold, wet & blustery. Then down into the Old Town, a coffee & roll on the steps of the Cathedral then the acquisition of a red jacket. Rennes - exciting with it's traditional colourful timber framed houses (a walk through here is an architecturally rewarding experience). The medieval houses crowd picturesquely together in the narrow streets. A very youthful city with a lot of students...

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