The final stop of The Grand Tour of 2015: The Loire Valley in central France.
The house where Leonardo da Vinci died.
Gelato like a rose! Some of their flavors were organic.
The castle where Catherine de' Medici lived.
Blue doors at a duck farm.
The gardens at The Château de Villandry.
An incredible organic restaurant.
Sunflowers, of course!
A living willow fence!
The most spectacular hydrangea!
Joan of Arc's training ground... now a parking lot.
Chinon... where Joan of Arc stayed.
Saturday market in Tours, France.
An organic butcher.
Bringing The Grand Tour to a close with a French picnic!
Next stop: Home!
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