- Château de Blois -

Château de Blois

1BLois_0125.jpg

A real royal palace on the Loire stands in Blois.

The four wings of the castle are all from another epoch and in a different architectural style. This can be discovered especially from the farm.

It was originally built by Duke Ludwig of Orléans, brother of Charles VI,
in the XIV century.
Louis the XII added the wing
, built with red and wise stones, between 1498 and 1503 (Gothic).
Franz the I. lies between 1515 and 1524 add the wing with the famous
Stair Tower (Renaissance).
The last paste is Gaston d'orléans, the brother of Louis XIII,
between 1635 and 1638 (Classicism).

With the help of the Spanish King Henry of Guise wanted to reach the discontinuation of Henry III. When he heard of it, he read his adversary. This happened on the morning of the 23rd of December 1588 in the royal bedroom.


2BLois_0124.jpg3BLois_0126.jpg
4BLois_0140.jpg5BLois_0141.jpg
6BLois_0139.jpg7aBLois_0130.jpg
7BLois_0130.jpg8BLois_0129.jpg
9BLois1_0132.jpg9BLois2_0133.jpg
9BLois3_0134.jpg9BLois4_0135.jpg
9BLois5_0136.jpg9BLois6_0137.jpg
9BLois7_0138.jpg9BLois_0131.jpg