I have been wanting to visit the famous Chateaux of the Loire Valley for ages so it was great to visit some of them on this trip. We took a little tour from Tours (ha ha!) which is the main town in the Loire Valley. We visited two chateaux, the most famous - Chateau Chenonceau - and Chateau Amboise. Chateau Chenonceau was definitely the grander and more interesting of the two. Both the exterior and interior were stunning . . .
Chateau Chenonceau, Loire Valley
Main banquet hall
One of the many magnificient fireplaces - notice the over-eager tourist with his head up the chimney!
Beautiful detail on the ceilings
Re-created interiors such as the kitchen and butchery
OTT picture frames!!
Beautiful 16th century cabinet
These photos represent only a small part of the interior of the chateaux - there were many rooms with gorgeous furniture and paintings. I absolutely loved it so I would encourage you to try to get there if you are over in Europe.
Vintage Sububia at Chateau Chenonceau, Loire Valley
Outfit: Cardy: Laura Ashley, Bag: Paris; skirt - etsy; Boots Sandler