Next stop...Château de Ambroise. This château was the home to French King Louis XI and his wife Charlotte of Savoy.
In the Gothic Chapel of St. Hubert (on the grounds of Château de Amboise) are the remains of Leonardo de Vinci.
One of the many "small" fireplaces in the château.
Château de Chambord - Commissioned as a hunting lodge by Francois I in 1519. It's the largest of the Loire châteaux with 440 rooms.
A quick stop for lunch and photo op in Orléans.
Final stop... Chartes...to see the Chartes Chathedral renowned for its stained glass.