Tag Archives: Château de Chambord

Le Mobilier national

It’s the largest of the Loire Valley châteaux. It’s also one of the emptiest. The Château de Chambord, architectural marvel of the Renaissance, will soon regain its former allure, thanks to a partnership with Le Mobilier national. Le Mobilier national … Continue reading

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Gîtes

In 1519, François I started to build the Château de Chambord – a 400 room hunting “lodge” in the Loire valley. Obviously, with 400 rooms, he intended to have lots of guests. Being a hospitable kind of guy, I think … Continue reading

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Aucun château n’est imprenable

The Château de Chambord is the largest of the Loire Valley castles. Although it has a keep, corner towers, and a moat, they were all for show and served no defensive purpose. This 440 room hunting lodge – yes, hunting … Continue reading

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