Chateau de la Barge
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... to the Cloisters to be demolished. It proved a most interesting day and the scale was enormous and showed to my mind the greed of the churches to give the Abbots a magnificent life style.
Sailed mid afternoon towards our next destination of Lyons. We arrived in Lyons about 21.30 hrs and had an excellent cruise through the illuminated city finally leaving the Saone and joining the Rhone at its confluence. ...
... as we learnt from a local farmer how truffles are farmed including watching the dog locate and dig them out from the ground. Then we went into the farmers house basement for a tasting of truffle buttered on toast. Locally produced wine and apple juice was provided and finally a small cup of saffron infused custard. Absolutely delicious. The farmers wife explained the process and even showed us dried saffron, which is a dark red, not yellow! Both ...
... much of the original highly gilded room decoration. Interesting to learn of the different life styles of the Marquis and Marquise with their completely seperated suites of rooms. Apparently during renovations in the 18th century one wing collapsed so it is now 'L' shaped.
Our afternoon was spent enjoying the free bar and lovely sunshine whilst the boat made its gentle way to our next destination. ...
... how we missed it in Chalon, I suppose if you have a proper map of this velo route you might be OK but otherwise it seems it's hard to find (or we're just stupid old people which is quite likely!). At last then we are actually on the proper Voie Verte, it's sad though that we've missed the nicest part that goes through the vines and villages of Burgundy that I was looking forward to from our last ...
... they just wanted to "go home" I nearly wanted to punch them and be like dude we are in southern France hiking up a hill take a look around... Stupid teenagers. After the picnic we made our way back to the chateau and went in the pool. The bar opened at 2pm and as soon as it did we were lining up to get that beer we had all been craving. We began to just drink by the pool and spent more time getting to know each other even more. These ...