Château de Blois

The Royal Château de Blois is located in the Loir-et-Cher département in the Loire Valley, in France, in the center of the city of Blois. The residence of several French kings, it is also the place where Joan of Arc went in 1429 to be blessed by the Archbishop of Reims before departing with her army to drive the English from Orléans.
Built in the middle of the town that it effectively controlled, the château of Blois comprises several buildings constructed from the 13th to the 17th century around the main courtyard.
It has 564 rooms and 75 staircases although only 23 were used frequently. There is a fireplace in each room. There are 100 bedrooms.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Château de Chambord (14 km), Château du Clos Lucé (32 km), Château de Chenonceau (35 km), Château de Sully-sur-Loire (81 km), Guédelon (137 km), Paris (France) (161 km), Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (183 km), Château de Vitré (199 km), Abbey of Fontenay (229 km), Le Mont-Saint-Michel (France) (240 km), La Rochelle (France) (246 km), Amiens (France) (267 km), Beaune (France) (272 km), Reims (France) (272 km), Dijon (France) (281 km), Château de Josselin (293 km), Sarlat-la-Canéda (France) (300 km), Rocamadour (France) (311 km), Verdun (France) (347 km), Beachy Head (359 km)

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