Chateau de Ternay
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... as it was with the stone in St Emelion, the 'galleries' left behind after the extraction of the Chalk for building are now used to cellar the wines. He said that in the 200km area of this part of the Loire there are about 1000km of galleries under the ground. The Loire River is 1000km long and they have just developed a biking track beside it. The track is 800km long so there you go bikers, there is a nice bike ride for ...
Thankfully, we woke to a better day. It was fresh but the sun was breaking through and it was time to visit the market and Alain for the wine at Domaine de la Paleine! We were able to taste several more wines which he did not bring on the boat. Namely Rosés and a sparkling red. We then placed our orders and paid up. Luckily, Alain was prepared to deliver all of our orders to the campsite ...
In order to see a bit more of the area, and rather than taking our van off site, we decided to hire a car from the Renault garage opposite the campsite. We did this last year and found that it was cheaper to hire a car than two bicycles! It was only €25 for the day and we shared the cost with Brenda and Alex. Tim and Maggie did the same and shared with June and Arthur. We all met up at the Chateau D'Azay-Le-Rideau, about 30km from the site. There was plenty of parking near to ...
... Queen"! Monsieur Alain Bonnot, from the Domaine de la Paleine Cave, took twelve of us for a trip up the Loire and into its tributary, la Vienne, to taste ten of his wines, ranging from cremant blanc and rosé, to various Saumur blancs et rouges. It was a lovely serene evening, which was very welcome after the downpour that we had experienced earlier. Alain's boat propelled us up the river for about half an hour and he ...
... past. We took a lot of photos which we will add later, and on our return to the site I felt that one last dip in the pool would be nice, and it was. Tomorrow we leave to spend our last two days in France at Sees, nearer to Caen and of course the ferry home. I don't expect to have internet access after today so will conclude this blog in the UK. To those who read it - thankyou!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking