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Dublin & Paris - The Loire Valley

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The Loire Valley

The Château d'Ussé which, as legend goes, was the castle Charles Perrault had in mind when writing the story Sleeping Beauty.

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The Loire Valley

Another view of The Château d'Ussé, from across the river.

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Sunflowers just 'waking up' on a misty Loire morning.

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Chateau Villandry, famous for its gardens.

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Setting off on a balloon ride over the Loire countryside.

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The Loire Valley

The view of a chateau from our balloon.

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The Loire Valley

We took a boat ride that went up to and under the Chateau de Chenonceau.

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Château de Chambord.

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Chateau Vaux le Viacompte from the back.

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One last chateau, The Palace of Fontainebleau.