Travel Blogs from Forcalquier
After getting up and showered as usual we sat back to have a cup of coffee (andy) and tea (Emma) and Emma partnered these with some left over bacon and eggs from the extremely lack lustre carbonara that we cooked last night (I'll warn you all that Barilla gluten free is quite terrible). But I was lucky enough to have some lovely fresh pain au chocolat - french pastries like a croissant but with chocolate too!
Everything into the car again and we were on the road, back ...
... for a fantastic gourmet lunch at Le Feniere restaurant, in an amazing setting! It is a traditional French lunch, and since Keely and Scot select the 7 course option, we have the privilege of enjoying the atmosphere for a 3 hour lunch. It really is a fantastic lunch venue.
Our afternoon is a time to relax, and Scot and Ross decide to take a 20 mile bike ride, back to the town of Rousillon, which ...
... waiting for us to see!
What a joy to feel and smell endless lavender and sunflowers side by side - miles and miles of them!
After a bit of "babyfoot" in a village and watched locals play petanque by a castle, we headed back to Esparron for dinner and a relaxing evening in the castle.
... country roads along windy hills and mountains to a village on hilltop called Gourdon for lunch.
Then we started to drive towards our next destination - near the Gorge of Verdon to Esparron du Verdon, where we stayed at the village Chateau.
This part of the trip was a nice surprise - along the ...
He (Samuel) is an architect by choice and by passion and gets to live his dream of working his craft independently and with enough clients. She (Cristelle) is a school teacher teaching students at the local Jr. High - French history, history of the world and all kinds of other subjects. This on top of their first priority which is raising their 3 kids - we could not figure out how they can do it but they do it firmly and lovingly. On top of it they have ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking