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- Minbar in room
- Tennis Court
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
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... he died in September 1209 at the tender age of 24. Over the years the property has been handed to Kings of France and was set up as a strategic military fortress. By the 18th Century it was totally abandoned and was becoming a ruin with people taking whatever they could ie, stone, marble etc. In 1844 the State appointed architect Eugene Viollet-Le-Duc to oversee restoration work. He undertook a complete study of the fortifications and in 1853 the first part of the restoration ...
We left Peniscola at 9.15am on a freezing cold and VERY windy morning. We were both wearing thermals and two fleeces. This was going to be another long day, mostly on the Peage, so at least we could get a move on.
There was a violent wind blowing from inland. As we drove ...
... on a hill on one side and the Bastide of Saint-Louis on the other. The Medival city dates back to around 122 B.C while the Bastide is a newer suburb built on the flat land opposite the Medival City starting in 1260. Given its age the city has a varied history, from part of the Roman Empire, to religious crusades, forming part of border of Spain and France.
The drive to Carcassone only took about 2.5hrs and we were there in plenty of time to spend the ...
... for the rest of the afternoon. The shops were open so I ducked into a luggage shop in the hope of buying a shoulder strap for the bag. As I couldn't get a strap and I was still struggling with my luggage and one of the wheels had bowed a bit, I decided to buy a case. I forgot I was going to have to walk back to the hotel - thanks goodness the case was empty. When I returned to the hotel I had another dip in the pool - this time sharing it with a young ...
... journey even if it was very typical of every other medieval town,
including San Marino and Mont San Michel. It made a pleasant end to
the day and the end of the holiday. We dined outside yet again, in a
small square jammed full of dining tables from at least four
restaurants. We finally wandered back to the hotel, well after
darkness had fallen, admiring the flood-lit ancient city walls.