Leaving impressive Orléans, we headed slightly south east to Sully-sur-Loire and stopped at the lovely free motorhome aire, which boasts great facilities and only 600 metres from the fairy-tale château.
Whilst there, we visited the very popular Food Fair (la Foire Gourmande) in the nearby grounds and bought a bottle of Armagnac (hopefully it will keep till Christmas), a bottle of Floc (already gone), a bottle of fine Corbières (safely put away for a special occasion) and some snails to enjoy for lunch the next day, and very nice they were too, if a little salty for my liking.
I thoroughly enjoyed my walk with Beano in the château park and grounds and got carried away taking photos of this most enchanting of castles, but decided not to visit the interior this time as we had only recently visited the amazing Château de Cheverny and it would have been too much château overload. Maybe another time…
We went out for an evening meal and even in the dark this château is utterly beautiful!