Best Western Hotel Gergovie
Travel Blogs from Pérignat-lès-Sarliève
... morning the sun continues to shine and we drive to Lac Pavin, a crater lake which is almost a complete circle, and although its last eruption was 7000 years ago, is still monitored and considered a risk. We walked to the highest point about 1/3 of the way around to get a view of the snow covered mountains that provide the region with the skiing tourists In winter. We now drive to Limoges...or should I say Bessines-sur-Gartempe, and Chateau Constant which is just a few km north of ...
... but demands full attention ... even tuning the radio is not safely possible.
Our night is in a ski resort out of season. You can sense how it would buzz in the Winter, but now tries to make ends meet with fishing, mountain biking, artisanal gourmet sausages and cheeses .....whatever.
It suited us because of its' location and the scenery is a ...
... functioning village of row upon row of medieval houses, crowned by a magnificent castle on top of a hill. The medieval was not known for its wide streets so we parked in a conveniently placed car park (at least that’s what it looked like) and we donned our raincoats and went for an explore.
It was indeed a fantastic find, the best to date. Walking round the narrow streets with their overhanging houses I could not fail but ...
Paul is learning his lessons it seems - albeit the hard way.
He finally remembered to put the rain cover on the bike before it got wet.
So it was with some optimism that he approached the Vespa this morning under the full gaze of the smokers who witnessed yesterday's debacle.
Against a hostile backdrop of giggling and pointing he strode to the vehicle and plunged his foot down on to the kickstart.
No luck, a second kick produced a ...
We headed on to the next Aire which was at the top of a mountain and the views were spectacular. The camp owner told us to park at the side as the last camper to park got stuck and they could not get out, so we parked and made tea took in some of the views and then when it got dark went in to the pub which was like going into someone front room with a small bar area and some tables. There were about 8 people in and they were ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility