Château of Blois
An open-air architecture manual
It was one of the favourite residences of the Kings of France, well after the grand days of the Renaissance. The Château of Blois provides a genuine guide to the history of French architecture, turning the pages from its earliest Gothic parts through to the additions of the 18th century.
And there is no shortage of activities in Blois. Make your choice between a visit of the old districts of this Town of Art and History, a carriage ride or a trip on a fûtreau (the smallest of the boats to sail the Loire) to observe the wildlife and plants of the river...
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Favourite residence of the Kings of France during the Renaissance, this Château is the architectural synthesis of the châteaux of the Loire. Its four wings in different styles, monumental staircase and richly decorated apartments are an excellent introduction to your visit to the Loi (...)