Chateau de Vault-de-Lugny
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... in his garden at Giverny and had them hung, four in each large elliptical shaped rooms, lit by natural light through skylights. It's almost spiritual to behold, in fact one is asked to be silent in the rooms so that your senses can be filled with the vision.
We spent lots of our time just walking and gaping in wonder, enjoying the gardens of Luxembourg and the Tuileries, and gazing down on Paris from the top of the Arc de Triomphe, ...
... style chateau with its classical exterior and sumptuously decorated interior, comparing it to the the Chateau Cheverny that we had toured while in the Loire. Quite a surprise to find something of that calibre along this little canal. Although I had enjoyed my quiet afternoon I was then sorry I hadn't gone!
We liked this little hotel at ecluse 79 so much, with dinner served under the plane trees and the canal side location that we decided to stay an ...
... for the next night (Saturday) at any of the canal side locations within reasonable distance and also so that we could visit the hilltop village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, another of France's Plus Beaux Villages.
Flavigny is also considered to be one of the most pleasantly fragranced villages when the breeze is westerly and the scent of anise floats up from the aniseed workshops and spreads through the narrow ...
After a basic but tasty French breakfast, we set off for for our next stop, a town called Vezelay. We enjoyed the rolling countryside and got to Vezelay in good time.
It was a charming little town climbing up to the top of a hill clustered round a huge church. Our hotel was at the bottom of the hill in a charming square. It was all delightful.
m. We spent ...
... was all about the ocean.
Joelle and Willie, Joelle’s twin Martine, her parents
Christiana and Robert, along with neighbours and old friends from The Vendee, Nice,
Corsica and Paris welcomed the non-French speakers warmly. Friends performed folk songs from the past.
The Australian contingent sang (badly!) Walzing Matilda!
A splendid weekend …. I had almost forgotten about Le
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking