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Château Beauregard

April 28, 2016 by

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Beauregard, a small, privately owned chateau in the Loire Valley, is well worth a visit. If it were not for two very special attractions it might have disappeared into the jaws of time because it was not built as a château or a manor house; it was built as a hunting lodge for Francis I. […]

Off Piste in Amboise

April 26, 2016 by

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Despite its small size, Amboise in the Loire Valley has three very unusual Last Resting Places. Tourists who flock to the magnificent Royal Château are in for a treat because it is here the mighty Leonardo da Vinci, at his own request, was buried. He lived just down the road in Clos Lucé, the childhood […]