Chateau De Verrieres
Travel Blogs from Saumur
... forests, flower, herb and vegetable gardens and fountains. It is said that there are 52 km of boxwood hedges through the Villandry Gardens and you can get a sense of how much trimming that would be in some of the photos we took today.
From there we went to the Château of 'Sleeping Beauty' where we toured towers, rooms and grounds of the ancient castle. For the short ...
... lookout/communication establishments. The original tunnels that we were permitted to go through had only recently been discovered as the result of a lost dog who found his way into them and this was the first year they had started to do presentations down in the cement rooms with walls 2 and 3 metres thick. They had been dug out and 22.5 tons of sand hand shovelled by volunteers in order to be hospitable ...
... and the rotary clothes line up etc, but we got a wiggle on, I went to pay for the 2 nights we had been there and at 11.30 we were driving out the gates!
We had planned to go to a sight near Bayeux, but we found another one right on the coast at Utah Beach, which was still charging ACSI rates. We 'did' the D-Day landing beaches a ...
... a map of the area at the closed TO and were able to find the cycle path which led to it.
By this time it was really hot and we were glad to get back to the campsite for lunch in the shade.We made plans to cycle to the lake with a picnic the next day.
However, it ...
... my washing, I was met by a Dutch lady, who had taken it out because the machine had completed its cycle and she needed to use it for her washing. However, as she took out my things, loads of water came too! She very kindly tried to wring out my washing but it was still sopping wet. Maggie was also finding that the tumble-dryer was not drying her things very well and she was having to feed it ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services