Travel Blogs from Chalon-sur-Saone, France

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-2 and snow? Seriously?, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

-2 and snow? Seriously?

A travel blog entry by thermalsailors


... a chance of snow. with strong winds making windchill down to -6.or so weatherunderground said. The local forcast in the Marina here in Chalon sur Saone says it is only down to 6c. I hope its right. But Red is surprisingly warm. After a few days of cool ...

Not bad plonk!, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

Not bad plonk!

A travel blog entry by sarahandstutour


Booked a site off the A6 en route to the south of france - again we are the youngest by about 20 years and Lauren is practically embryonic!The site is opp. some sort of manufacturing base but hey the pool is across the river and the wine is great in this ...

Day 7 - First water log, Chalon-sur-Sane, France travel blog

Day 7 - First water log

A travel blog entry by ruth-bill


Day 7 – Arrive a Chalon sur Saone We braved yet another train and managed make it to our destination in Chalon, where we caught our bateau (boat). We walked the mile from the train station to the wharf (quai) where the boat was docked and waiting. ...

Day 8 There are no whines in the heart of Burgundy, Chalon-sur-Sane/Beaune, France travel blog

Day 8 There are no whines in the heart of Burgundy

A travel blog entry by ruth-bill


... the other from Ontario, Canada.  Overall, this was a very relaxing day. We had a lovely afternoon cruising down the Saone, seeing lots of swans, some cygnets, and the lock, shown in the accompanying picture. The pictures are a bit limited ...

Dag 1 - Onderweg naar Chalon-sur-Saône, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

Dag 1 - Onderweg naar Chalon-sur-Saône

A travel blog entry by evanbeuken


... te wisselen. Met wat speelgoed, liedjes en helemaal op het eind even de tablet met wat filmpjes rijden we door tot Chalon-sur-Saône waar we ons hotel zoeken in de binnenstad. Gemiddeld verbruik van onze spiksplinternieuwe Toyota Auris is 5,4 ...

Les Vignes, our base for winetasting, Chalon sur Saone, France, France travel blog

Les Vignes, our base for winetasting

A travel blog entry by will_share


... you stick to that, it has gentle gradients and traverses countryside & vineyards. . There was a market day nearby at Chalon sur Saone on Sunday and we enjoyed the experience of another European market with fresh produce, on a grand scale.  We ...

Fast train and onto the Scenic Sapphire., Chalon-sur-Sane, France travel blog

Fast train and onto the Scenic Sapphire.

A travel blog entry by jeffandwen-40


... park, an impressive Notre Dame and modern boutiques in charming surroundings. A great start.  An hour's bus ride to Chalon sure Saone to board the Scenic Sapphire- our floating hotel for the next fortnight. Modern sleek surroundings will provide the ...

Yeah - more trains, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

Yeah - more trains

A travel blog entry by janeandgraham


Yesterday started as a very restful day mainly because we were both "stuffed" from lots of early mornings, late nights and being on the go non stop for a few weeks. Also of course because we were looking forward to one of the biggest highlights of the ...

First night on the boat, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

First night on the boat

A travel blog entry by sarah314

Our boat has docked after our first night on the river. I did not feel the boat move at all while I was sleeping. I tried to feel it as I was falling asleep but I think I was imagining it. The food on the ships is very good. I will need to walk a lot ...

St Marcel, Saint Marcel, France travel blog

St Marcel

A travel blog entry by carotravelpod

Visite du ...

To Chalon-sur-Soane; Kathleen 1 Sat Nav 0, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

To Chalon-sur-Soane; Kathleen 1 Sat Nav 0

A travel blog entry by thereays


... spaces available and, the weather is superb, clear blue sky and a sunny 24C. All set up, lunch, a pleasant stroll into Chalon-sur-Soane, which is a pleasant and lively place. Churches found, mass times determined, it looks like we will be here ...

LA BELLE FRANCAIS, Champagne-Ardenne, France travel blog


A travel blog entry by dee4diesel


... ;s hit list, he’d wanted to try real French Beaujolais and there were plenty of vineyards offering tastings. We’d joined France Passion for €28, it is a club that offers any self-sufficient motor homers a spot to camp overnight free of ...

CruisingTournus to Chalon-sur-Saone, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

CruisingTournus to Chalon-sur-Saone

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Cruising River ...

Decisions, decisions, decisions, Chalon-sur-Sane, France travel blog

Decisions, decisions, decisions

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... who follows you. It would have meant we could go to Dijon and also have seen more of the French canals before we leave France. 2.       On the Canal du Centre, Canal du Nivernais etc would be approx 500km with 200 hundred ...

On the Road Again; On Our Own Again!, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

On the Road Again; On Our Own Again!

A travel blog entry by anlnewby

... . The train was very comfortable and we had four seats to ourselves. It took 1.25 hrs and before we knew it we were in Chalon. We headed to our hotel, which was booked by the biking company, to drop off our bags. The staff were really friendly and spoke a ...

Arrive at our ship, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

Arrive at our ship

A travel blog entry by daveandwendy


After breakfast we left Paris by motor coach for our viking ship.  We had a picturesque trip seeing Frances quaint countryside.  It was nice not walking and just sitting enjoying the view and having a narrated history of the area.  We ...

Heading south to the sun, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

Heading south to the sun

A travel blog entry by anneandsteve


... - and had lunch ( 3 hamburgers and frites, 1 soup, 3 beers and 1 red wine for €27) we set off again for Chalon-sur-Sarone. After pottering around on our way through the countryside at 4.00 pm having covered about 250ks we realised we would not reach ...

St Gengoux and Taize, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

St Gengoux and Taize

A travel blog entry by rosabranca


... and the local differences.  The buildings change from area to area and when we reach Burgundy the houses become those of 'Village France' -  a coffee table book we peruse to cheer ourselves up in the grey Irish winter. I learn that there are 5 ...

The scary motorway and beautiful return journey, Chalon-sur-Sane, France travel blog

The scary motorway and beautiful return journey

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... the return journey doing a couple of short toll motorways (€2.20 and €2.30) before leaving the motorway at Villefranche-sur-Saone which must have the longest High Street in the world!! We then headed up into the wine regions of Beaujolais and ...

Moto Tour Day 1: Lunch Break in Chalon-sur-Saone, Chalon-sur-Sane, France travel blog

Moto Tour Day 1: Lunch Break in Chalon-sur-Saone

A travel blog entry by js_cameron


After riding about 300 kms, Werner and I stopped for a lunch break in a town call Chalon-sur-Saone. It is quite a nice city with an old town, but all of the restaurants closed by 2:30 p.m. and although we looked hard we could not find anything. We the ...

Chalon and Cluny, Chalon-sur-Saone , France travel blog

Chalon and Cluny

A travel blog entry by carolynefox

... town by bus yesterday afternoon, there was a large statue of this man, Nicephore Niepce, the most important man from Chalon. He invented photography. So I remembered the Daguerrotype...from Daguerre, as the first photographer...NOT was Msr N, who ...

Day 1 Chalon-sur-Saone, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

Day 1 Chalon-sur-Saone

A travel blog entry by roamed

... we got to the boat there was a nice buffet luncheon. The Alfrado pasta was wonderful. Then we went on a walk around Chalon-sur-Saone. Later there was a meeting explaining everything. We spoke to the chef about my husband's special diet and they said they ...

chaon, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog


A travel blog entry by slo-paris


zivjo, evo spet se oglasam na blog, vceraj smo sli cez prelaz st. bernardin, v svico, potem smo pa kampirali ob jezeru malo pred ženevo. uglavnem mamo se cca 380km, tko da bomo vrjetno v nedeljo ze v parizu :) vse skupaj do sedaj smo naredili 1288km ...

first post, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

first post

A travel blog entry by pierre-emmanuel

this the first post ..1st ...

Chalon-sur-Soane, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog


A travel blog entry by thereays


Saturday 12th September 2015   We have had rain over night.   The weather forecaste says today will start dry and bright (19C), with rain and, possibly, thunder by 14:00. We have not had the thunder, but, otherwise it is as predicted. ...

Very early start, Chalon-sur-Sane, France travel blog

Very early start

A travel blog entry by jimhorrox


... usual wait for luggage and then meeting up with other members of our tour to be taken on the 90 minute journey from Lyon to Chalon-sur-Saone which was mainly spent in and out of sleep. At 11.30 hrs we arrived at our vessel the MV Scenic Sapphire which is ...

Hotel  Chalon, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

Hotel Chalon

A travel blog entry by carotravelpod

Estadia en ...

We're leaving the boat :(, Chalon-sur-Saône, France travel blog

We're leaving the boat :(

A travel blog entry by sandyrob-2015


We arrived in Chalon sur Saone late yesterday afternoon - our last night on board. After dinner, the four of us decided to take a walk around the town as we're leaving the boat early tomorrow morning. It's a lovely town with a small, old town centre and ...

Roadtripping through France!, Chalon-sur-Sane, France travel blog

Roadtripping through France!

A travel blog entry by cfamilytravels


... pasta to cook for dinner with a bottle of homemade tomato sauce and a pesto. It was delicious. We continued our journey to Chalon-Sur-Saone, where we had booked a guesthouse through airbnb for a 2 night stay. It was dark when we arrived, and it didn't ...

A Day in Chalon sur Saone, Chalon-sur-Saone, France travel blog

A Day in Chalon sur Saone

A travel blog entry by kimandjulie


A brisk walk to the local Boulangerie commences a casual and relaxed day in a lovely town. About the size if Toowoomba the main old town area is a shopping Mecca for the girls. Housed in 15th century buildings the ambience is calm and relaxed. Vac & ...

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