Julia's Style August 7, 2015

Château de Chenonceau

Outfit Details:

Club Monaco Top, Club Monaco Skirt (dress version), Chanel Flats (similar here), Illesteva Sunglasses, Prada Bag

 

My favorite château that we visited in Loire Valley was Château de Chenonceau with its ultra lush gardens and unique design. It spans out over River Cher, creating a gorgeous scene that draws travelers to the property throughout the year. We made our way over in the evening just before golden hour, making it the perfect time to beat the crowds and get a nice cool breeze.

 

Chateau Chenonceau Diane de Poitiers Garden
Pink Summer Outfit for Women

Chenonceau Castle Balcony

Chateau chenonceau rowboats
White Crop Top and Pink Maxi Skirt

 

There are rowboats on the property that you can rent and paddle along the river riding under the château. You’re definitely able to get the best view this way and makes for some incredible photos!

 

Beautiful French Chateau Chenonceau

 

We spent the most time in Diane’s Garden (the one pictured above) that has thousands of  perfectly manicured flowers and shrubs along with an original water fountain in the center.

 

White Crop Top and Pink Maxi Skirt
Chateau Chenonceau Vegetable Garden

Chateau Chenonceau Hydrangeas

French Country Cottage
Yellow Flowers

 

There is also a 16th century farmhouse that has been restored as well as a vegetable garden on the property. It’s a charming contrast next to the vast château that is said to be rumored as inspiration for Cinderella’s Castle.

 

Red Brick Garden Home

Purple Garden at Chateau Chenonceau
Beautiful French Castle

Chateau Chenonceau Top Chateaux to visit in Loire Valley France

Chateau Chenonceau Castle over the water in France
Pretty Pink Flower Garden

 

This Club Monaco skirt is one of those dreamy pieces that just floats in the wind. I love the mix of the two-tone pleats that gives it such a unique feel compared to the typical pleated skirt. It also comes in a gorgeous dress version in a slightly darker shade.

 

Pink Flowy Skirt

Chateau Chenonceau Top France Castles to visit
Strolling through my garden at my castle

Lovely French Chateau

 

Above was my favorite garden on the property, Catherine’s Garden. The light was hitting the château just right, making it look like it had a spotlight on it and illuminating my tanned skin (thanks to the hot, hot weather). I kept cool in this Club Monaco crop top that has the prettiest scalloped crossover panels. I also bought in black because I wear them with all my higher rise midi skirts and it’s hard to find a crop top that isn’t too tight or show too much skin. Simple and chic, just the way I like it.

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