It was partially destroyed by a great fire March just after the baron Robert Lejeune, then owner of the castle, had been installing new central heating. The castle now remains in ruins. Only the chapel behind the castle was spared
Chateau de Chambord It is the largest castle in the Loire Valley, France, but was built to serve only as a hunting lodge for King François I, who maintained his royal residences at Château de Blois and at Château d’Amboise.
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Tulips all the way to the castle at Chateau Chenonceau. The Château de Chenonceau is a manor house near the small village of Chenonceaux, in the Indre-et-Loire département of the Loire Valley in France.
Situated on a hilltop above the charming walled town of Amboise, the 1471 Château du Clos Lucé's claim to fame is its most celebrated resident: Leonardo da Vinci. Discover more of incredible castles and historic homes in France's scenic Loire Valley.
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