Hotel Residence d'Alix
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... were a few children out for Halloween, but the real tradition around this time is for people to visit their relative's graves and place flowers and say prayers, so the local cemetary had pots and pots of beautiful flowering chrysanthemums.
The next day, after a final walk to the river we left Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne and drove on a mix of large and small highways, some winding through small, very quiet villages, to our next destination, Saumur, on the bank of the Loire ...
Well, we arrived at Uzerche and of course it was a Friday night. They were erecting the dodgem car arena and preparing for their market in the place where we stopover so no room for us, or peace either. A further 20km down the road we found another place, new to us, ...
... s an enormous cliff and if you saw it, you'd think nothing of it. This cliff has been lived on for 55,000 years by the Neanderthals and the Cro Mangons but it was busiest in the Middle Ages when people actually built houses on it! There was a church, a butchery and a smoke house! During Viking raids, villagers would use winches to haul their animals (who would pasture down below) up, pull up their ladders and get ready to defend! ...
We always read Rick Steves' guide books before traveling and incorporate his knowledge into our planning. However, we never really follow one of his walking or driving tours preferring to just do our own thing. Today we will break from that habit and see the Dordogne the Rick Steves’ way.
Our driving tour takes us down narrow farm lanes to the town of Carsac where there is a quaint old Romanesque style catholic church. ...
We thought we'd had our fill of European driving, but after looking at prices for trains in France, and with a 20% discount off Europcar special available, we got a great deal for a 2 week car hire which probably worked out cheaper than trains would have cost, plus gave us a lot more flexibility and the ability to get to some more far flung places. France is actually a really big country and there are far too many kilometres to cover everywhere, so we decided we needed to select a ...