Category Archives: Loire valley 羅亞河流域

5/17/2008 冒險第七天: 香波, 離開羅亞河谷到夏特 (Adventure 7th day: Chambord, leaving Loire Valley for Chatres)

Chateau de Chambord’s extravagant design and majestic stature earned itself the title: the king of castles in Loire Valley. It was initiated by king Francois I in 1519 and meant to be his hunting lodge. However, Francois I reined for … Continue reading

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5/16/2008 冒險第六天: 雪儂梭, 肖夢, 安布瓦茲, 布洛瓦 (Adventure 6th day: Chenonceau, Chaumont-sur-Loire, Amboise, Blois)

Chateau de Chenonceau was built in 1513 by king Francois I’s treasurer, Thomas Bohier, with great help from his wife, Catherine Briconnet. It has been regarded as a castle that “floats on the air and water,” and the way it spans Cher river, … Continue reading

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5/15/2008 冒險第五天: 薇蘭德希, 阿澤勒依多(Adventure 5th day: Villandry, Azay-le-Rideau)

A bit history about Chateau de Villandry: (Chateau-> French for “castle”) It was completed in 1536 by Jean le Breton, who was King Francois I’s finance minister and the same person who built Chateau de Chambord. Chateau de Villandry was … Continue reading

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