Tag Archives: Château de Chaumont

Last of Summer in Blois and Stendal

Today was our last day of summer in Blois. And, despite the sun, there was a slight chill in the air. We know that the next time we go there, in mid-September, autumn will be on its way. We had … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Château de Chaumont, Loire Valley, France

When I first visited Château de Chaumont in 1997, I found it very delipidated. Last summer we spent a wonderful afternoon there during the annual garden festival. I discovered yesterday that it has been totally renovated inside and is now … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Gardens of Château de Chaumont

Every time we go from Blois to Amboise, we pass Château de Chaumont, which stands majestically above the Loire River, with a quaint little row of houses below. I visited it some years ago and was not very impressed with … Continue reading

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