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France » Centre » Chenonceau
From Paris to Chenonceau: 3h00

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Built 1513 to 1521 per Thomas Bohier, receiver of finances under Charles VIII, Louis XII and François 1st, the castle of Chenonceau is most remarkable by all its aspects. Within a natural framework or is proportioned harmoniously water, the greenery, the gardens and the foliations; its buildings add to picturesque of their situation, the elegance of their architecture and their decoration; they shelter moreover, a splendid furniture. The acquisition of this castle by Bohier, its frequent changes of owners, are a true novel with bounces, the women wives legitimate, favourite, queens, were during 400 years, the happy or unhappy heroines .

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