BEST WESTERN PLUS Palais des Congres
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... through every part and over every bridge, and then more formal pathways leading up to the house. Surprisingly we ran into the English couple we had met on the River Seine dinner cruise, which was nice.
Monet's house has been completely restored and is as it was when Monet lived there. The rooms were all painted in bright colours like blue for the living room, yellow for the dining room, and a beautiful blue and white tiled kitchen (similar to ...
... a lot of Cezannes I rather liked. The furnishings were interesting, the rooms all still as they had been, not a large house but so light and simple and lovely views of the garden of course. No photos allowed inside. We spent an hour or so there and had to head back for Rouen, this time deciding to take the tollway, as much faster. Which it was, and in fact only one section was toll, for which we'd saved more than enough coins, and there was a person in the toll ...
... is truly
spectacular. The gorgeous flowers were all out and I could really see where he
got his inspiration. Craig and Terry have been really enjoying their cycling in
the alps. Tonight Germany beat France in the soccer, which is clearly a
disappointment round here. Couldn’t get a drink anywhere – too crowded!
... lush! Monet's house was quite large but totally packed with visitors... hard to even breathe once inside.
It was close to impossible to take a photograph without a crowd which was disappointing, but it's easy to see why it's so popular!
It was a lovely day & the trip back to Fosseuse uneventful and faster than we expected... A time for a rest before we look for some dinner in a nearby town.
... was out on Trial and burned at the stake for heresy. She was 14 years old the same age if not younger than the boys on the trip. To have lead the army of the King and then be turned upon by "her own people". (France was not unified and the people that tried and killed her were against the King.) I was excited at lunch to go to this cute little restaurant behind the Joan of Arc Memorial. It looked post card perfect. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility