Exploring Blois, Chambord, and Cheverny

The 3:47 train from Paris (sounds like an Agatha Christie title) slid swiftly southward into the green Loire Valley, and by 5:30 John and I were in Blois. The hilly town of 50,000 people, rising from the banks of the wide Loire River, was the first stop on this tour of the valley and its famous chateaus. Armed with maps from the tourist office, we set off in the rain to explore. The Old Town ... Read Full Article