Château de Chambord, France - This royal castle is one of the most recognizable castles in the world because of its distinct French Renaissance architecture style. It is located at Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France.
Château de Azay-le-Rideau - Loire Valley, France - a former feudal castle - during the century, the local seigneur Ridel d’Azay, a knight in the service of Philip II Augustus, built the fortress to protect the Tours to Chinon road.
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It lies on the banks of the Loire River, 17 miles km) east of Tours. Today a small market town, it was once home of the French royal court.
Tulips all the way to the castle at Chateau Chenonceau. The Château de Chenonceau is a manor house near the small village of Chenonceaux, in the Indre-et-Loire département of the Loire Valley in France.
The Chapel of Saint Hubert - Amboise, Indre et Loire - The chapel of Saint-Hubert where Leonardo da Vinci is reported to be buried. The Chapel is on the grounds of Château at Amboise built on a promontory overlooking the Loire River - Amboise, France
A river cruise down the Loire Valley to visit the chateaux and sample the wines of the region. Aerial view of Château de Chenonceau, Loire Valley, France (by Baloulumix). I so badly want to go to the loire valley! Me too!