Chateau De Longcol
Travel Blogs from Najac
... that in with you when it rains!
We walked up the steep path to Cordes and had a good look around the market. We heard several English voices and a local shop had an English food area ( Marmite, PG tips, McVities digestives etc) This area is popular with English expats and 2nd homers.
We then started our walk up to the ...
... red brick building which looks more like a fortress than a cathedral. In fact it is the largest brick built cathedral in Europe. As we got closer - guess what? Yes, you've got it - white plastic sheeting and scaffolding!!!! Grrrrr! - luckily mostly around one end.
Although it was only ...
... bird and very hard to spot. A woman we met on the campsite near Madrid said she had seen one there, but we had still not caught a glimpse of one.
As it was very hot, after lunch we chose an easy walk around the farmlands and hamlets near the site., hoping we might see some ...
... own after that. After a climb and descent, we arrived the town of Brousse-le-Chateau, which was worth a quick stop for a photo. It's kind of amazing the way we come up to one beautiful old town after another along the Tarn River even now when we're beyond the most popular part of the gorge.
From there, we just sat in behind Dave as he did the work and I enjoyed the views and very quiet roads right beside the river pretty much the entire rest of ...
Cahors is a pleasant large town in the River Lot. We stayed in a large aire near to the Pont Valentre. We took a quick wander around the town, stopping to look inside the Cathedral, and at a mechanical clock nearby which reminded us of a very complex marble ...
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed