"Exuding FRENCH provincial charm...that's Blois!" Blois by morgane1692

Blois Travel Guide: 93 reviews and 315 photos

Joan and I agree...

Blois is a perfect setting for both organizing one's army, as well as the base for one's Loire Valley wanderings.

This cool, little town is just a couple hours by train southwest of Paris, but it's a few hundred years removed in terms of atmosphere!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:great location, has its own chateau, uncrowded, especially in winter!
  • Cons:you have to take a train to Tours to start most chateaux circuit tours!
  • In a nutshell:Classic FRANCE!!!
  • Last visit to Blois: Feb 2002
  • Intro Updated Mar 19, 2003
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2010 at 12:18 AM

    Nice page, thanks for sharing.

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Jul 23, 2004 at 5:31 AM

    The ever colourful morgane....... I knew something was missing from my life! If you ever publish a book, please let me know!

  • nhcram's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2004 at 12:42 PM

    We stayed here a couple of years ago AND we stayed at this hotel. It is a lovely town and we will return there one day. Great tips thanks.

  • Sep 28, 2003 at 12:52 PM

    this castle is wonderfull !

  • andal13's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2003 at 12:02 PM

    Next time, try to arrive on time! Jeanne is very angry with you!!!! By the way... great pictures and funny comments.

  • OrlandoBR's Profile Photo
    Mar 2, 2003 at 3:35 PM

    Another Jeanne d'Arc town? Cool.

  • Helga67's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2002 at 7:45 AM

    I loved the castle and the old city very much. Lovely pics in your travelogue, I saw those castles too.

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