Auberge du Peche-lune

Address: Tursac, Dordogne Valley, Aquitaine, 24620, France | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in Tursac, is near Cathedrale St-Front, Chateau de Biron, Musee de Perigord, and Place St. Louis.
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Travel Blogs from Tursac

The "Noble Rot"!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07 on Oct 07, 2014

25 photos

... were still hanging thickly on the vines, but looking rather 'punk'...this, as it turns out, is exactly the state they want the grapes to be in!

The sweet Monbazillac wine is made from grapes infected with botrytis cinerea, a fungus known in these parts as the "noble rot"! The three grapes used, Semillon, Sauvignon, & Muscadelle, are ...

Neanderthal & Cro-Magnon Territory

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07 on Oct 06, 2014

31 photos

... see the frieze works of a bison licking his flank and the carved relief of lots of prehistoric horses, so at least we weren't totally skunked on the cave-art front! The views from the museum's rooftop balconies are terrific, and Douglas posed beside his ancestor, Mr. Cro-Magnon Man!

After exiting the museum, by sheer chance we wandered up the road to ...

Cyrano and Roxanne

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07 on Oct 04, 2014

36 photos

... a Bergerac grape (English translation could be chosen!) and a detailed timeline of the wine industry from early times to now helped educate us, and the lovely gal serving tastings of various Bergerac wines completed the edification! We were thus able to roll home to our afternoon 'somme' much more enlightened, making it easier for us to settle in for the snooze!
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Saw more Chateaus, stayed in one

A travel blog entry by bobstacytrips on Sep 12, 2014

2 comments, 25 photos

... br> We left the Loire valley and drove down to Bourges. We stopped to see the Cathedral of St. Etienne. It was built at the same time as the Cathedral De Notre Dame and the cathedral in Chartres, from our first day. It has 3 sections, one is 50 feet tall, the next is 70 feet tall and the main part is 110 feet tall. It was started in 1195 and only took 55 years to build. A pretty amazing feat for ...

Visit to the Bergerac Vineyards

A travel blog entry by phildyard on Jun 24, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... of the valley.

We then visited part of the vineyard where they were growing Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and he explained how they limited the number of bunches of grapes on each vine and aerated the soil. "He" was François de Saint-Exupéry, a relative of Antoine de Sainte-Exupéry, the author of Le Petit Prince and he was also the current resident of the château! He was passionate about the wine making process and was ...