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Quick Question on First Time Visit to Loire Valley

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Hi there!
Planning our first ever visit to Europe. Five nights in Paris followed by three or four nights in the Loire Valley. I have wanted to see the chateaux ever since I learned about them in high school French (a long time ago!).

We are renting self catering apartments (plan is first half France, second half Italy). I have a couple of choices in the Loire Valley picked out, but I'm agonizing over the decision. I originally chose Amboise as our base city, but my friend who's visited a few times says that may be too "citified" for us. We will have a car. Then I read about the village of Montresor. The idea is, we will explore during the days and then come home and create a meal on our little terrace. Perhaps we may wander back out for a nightcap or a meal one nights, so although we like our privacy, don't want to be totally isolated. We also plan on renting a couple of bikes to do some of the exploring...what are your thoughts?.

Here is our pick for Amboise:
http://www.vrbo.com/426924

And look what I found in Montresor:
http://www.tripadvisor.com/VacationRentalReview-g1569445-d4240575-Cottage_centre_Montresor_amazing_views_on_castle-Montresor_Loire_Valley_Centre.html

Thanks in advance!

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