Chateau de Marotte

Address: Les Marottes, Saint-Saud-Lacoussiere, Dordogne Valley, Aquitaine, 24470, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Saint-Saud-Lacoussiere

Tea and French Fries

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on Jun 09, 2015

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... stopped at the local church, which was Romanesque and had some beautiful column capitals. Sadly, the church was desperately in need of repair, and had many worrying cracks in the walls and ceilings. As we left the town, we saw that we had been there for over an hour. This is not please the architect who felt like we wasted too much time. I, however, do not have some phantom schedule for hiking. Stopping along the way and getting to see the sites is ...

Americans and Dutchmen

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on Jun 08, 2015

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... a thick accent. He immediately said that English would be
better for him, and we agreed that worked for us as well. As soon as he started
speaking English, I knew that he was an American. I told him I was from the US,
but he did not mention that he was an American until my companions directly
asked him. He and his wife were the first two Americans I have met since Paris.
However, they were not keen on being seen as Americans, and they went ...

Reservation and Reservations

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on Jun 07, 2015

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... had to move. So, she took me around the house, to a small room that was like a cabin attached to the main house. While this room was quite nice for pilgrims, it was certainly not as nice as the other room. It was also about a hundred degrees in the room, and the wifi did not reach that far. Oh, well.

The house was not just a bed and breakfast, but also a working goat farm that produced very delicious cheese. I usually don’t like goat ...

Gargoyles and Dahlias

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on Jun 06, 2015

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... I went straight to the cathedral.

Now, in my personal opinion, the inside of the cathedral does not come close to rivaling the cathedral of Bourges, but the fašade is amazing. Construction began in the 13th century and continued through the 19th c., but the fašade, is Gothic in all its glory. The sheer number of gargoyles gave me the chills in the best way possible. Inside, most of the remaining works are 19th century, but under the organ there ...

Big driving day to Oradour-sur-Glane

A travel blog entry by brown.a on Apr 13, 2015

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... as the worship of Maria. There are fortified houses, located on the valley side with a amazing cathedral built against the cliff face. In the 16th century the religious wars destroyed much of Rocamadour and the 19th century saw it restored to what it is today. It is a steep climb down from the Chateau to the Sanctuaries and the streets are now lined with souvenir shops etc. Was getting late so took the overpriced lift ...