Hostellerie Les Griffons
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We drove home the long way, passing through many beautiful towns. We had a very late lunch as the towns we were passing through had few shops open - remembering that most are closed between 12 noon and 2pm, at least, and maybe until 3pm. We didn't (well Jane didn't ) want a big lunch as we had booked a recommended restaurant for dinner tonight.
When we arrived back in Perigueux we couldn't get a park in our street, so we ...
... ago - very little remains of this one which once could hold 20,000 people. However, there is more remaining of the inner sanctum of the Vesunna Temple which was constructed in the second century AD. It was originally 27 metres high and 20 metres in diameter. We passed by the Gallo-Roman Museum, which was closed, but we could see in as all the exterior walls are glass. It houses the remains of a large residence and it looked ...
... travelling in the opposite direction all with their sirens on. There were 2 large police vans and 6 police cars. Interesting!! When we left our apartment this morning, there were a number of police cars at the next intersection, but we couldn't see what was happening.
We arrived back in Perigueux about 5.30pm, so Brad decided to do a load of washing in the washing machine in our apartment. Brad saves his washing and then puts everything in ...
... we were warmly greeted. They are both from Dutch backgrounds but speak excellent English, so that was great. Sitting on the rear balcony, with some gentle rain on the rooftop, we enjoyed discussing a range of topics. It was interesting to note there was an owl on their neighbour's roof at 5:00pm in the afternoon. It was most relaxing and the conversation flowed easily. Soon it was time to head off for a 7:30pm booking at a favourite local restaurant in a ...
After the magnificent backdrop of la Roque Gareac we left early in the morning for Les Eyzies-de-Tabac-Sireuil and since no one could pronounce it that was the last time it was mentioned. It is in the Vezere Valley and has been one of the most important centres for archeology in the world. For 400,000 years early mankind has lived in the rocks in and around this quaint little town and the surrounding area. In fact 15 of the major pre-historic sites in the area are listed ...
How has this castle rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed