chateau de blois

I am very privileged to have seen many of the beautiful castles and châteaux in the Loire Valley, and enjoy sharing my experiences. Blois is a lovely town, and home to the Chateau de Blois. This one is most intriguing, as  four architectural styles are represented! I realize that may not excite everyone as it does me…I can be a bit of a nerd about this stuff. Construction began in the 13th century, and continued through the 17th century. The shot I took is looking at the Renaissance facade of the Francois I section. There was so much to see here, with a gorgeous view of the town and surrounding countryside. More to come on the town of Blois…

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