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Dance and Holiday - Loira Castles
Grand Balls
4 - 11 August 2012



A week of Holiday and Balls in the Loira Valley.
We will visit the most beutiful French castles and we will dance in the courtyards and historic squares.

We will stay in Tours at the Grand Hotel and Holiday Inn.
See the maps

Program

Saturday 4 August Arrival at Tours to the Grand Hotel and Alliance Holiday Inn.
Free evening.
Sunday 5 August
Morning: free - visit to Tours. Arrival at Valancay and visit to the Castle.
Afternoon: h. 15 promenade to the Valancay Castle
H. 15.30: Grand Ball, followed by a promenade in 19th century dress in the gardens of the castle.

Grand Ball in the court of Valancay Castle

Dance program: Spanish Waltz, Abbotsford Lassies, Waltz La Rinka, Quadrille Prince Imperial, Pas de trois, Waltz à la Paganini, Marsch Parade, Waltz Tanzulst, Festival Interceltique, The New Caledonia Jig, Flowers Waltz, The Delight, Marsch Roma
* see dress code
Monday 6 August Visit to the castles of: Chenonceau, Chaumont, Montpoupon,
h. 9: departure from Tours by pullman
Tuesday 7 August Tour to Paris by train (free).
Wednesday 8 August
Visit to the castles of: Blois, Chambord, Cheverny
h. 9: departure from Tours by pullman

Open social dance in Tours
"Guinguette", Tours.
h. 19: departure from Hotel

* see dress code
Thursday 9 August
Visit to the castles: Close-Lucè, Amboise
ore 10: departure from Tours by pullman
Afternoon: visit and ball at the Amboise Castle
Ore 17.30: Grand Ball and promenade in the courts and garden of the castle

Grand Ball in the Amboise Castle

Dance program: Spanish Waltz, Abbotsford Lassies, Waltz La Rinka, Quadrille Prince Imperial, Pas de trois, Waltz à la Paganini, Marsch Parade, Waltz Tanzulst, Festival Interceltique, The New Caledonia Jig, Flowers Waltz, The Delight, Marsch Roma
* see dress code
Friday 10 August Visit to the castles of: Saumur, Villandry, Langeais,
h. 9: departure from Tours by pullman
Saturday 11 August Departure.
h. 7: pullman departure


Map of Tours


Map of the Castles


Link:
Loira's Castels:
Amboise, Blois, Chambord, Chaumont, Chenonceau, Cheverny, Close-Lucè, Langeais, Montpoupon, Saumur, Valancay, Villandry,
Further information about organization
Cost - Reservation - Travel

* Dress code:
- for the grand balls on 5/8 at Valancay Castle and on 9/8 at Amboise Castle: 19th century ball dress, romantic period
- for the social dancing evening in Tours on 8/8: informal dress
(men with black trousers and Società di Danza shirt or white shirt, women white skirt and a black shirt of SdD or blouse).



For further information and reservation:
info@societadidanza.it tel. +39 339 8316008
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