Hotel Restaurant de La Basilique
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... artworks, there was a signpost for a bar/cafe, so, we return there for lunch.
The bar/cafe is certainly quaint, as we arrive two British motorcyclists are just leaving. The bar is attached to a "grocery" shop, which appears to sell just about everything.
I do think the impression given, of live music, in the sign, is slightly miss-leading, the whole Bar is smaller than our Lounge at home!
We are served our beers in English ...
Wednesday 23rd September 2015
A cloudy and decidely cool start (9C) to the day.
It does not improve much, cloudy and cool (14C), until 17:00, at which point, sunshine.
We explore Digoin, which is much bigger than we thought, but, it would appear mostly closed for the season.
Thursday 24th September 2015
A misty start to the day, but, by 9:30, the sun is beginning to burn off ...
... here about 2pm, where we had rebooked tickets to the Chateau. We had a bit of spare time before the tour started, so had a look in their kitchen garden, a cute garden filled with vegetable plants. The tour guide was lovely but did the tour only in French. Luckily we had printed notes to follow what he was saying. The decorations in the rooms very were cool but it was quite a large group for a tour. After seeing the inside ...
... we came off and after a bit of riding round the town (which was lovely) found the next velo route to Chalon sur Saone which was all along the Canal Central and again a perfect surface. got to Chalon around 1pm, it's a big town but was actually quite deserted and very quiet, we were very bad and stopped at McDonalds for a quick snack (VERY bad when your in France!) but that's when things went wrong. We couldn't find the velo route which according to the website ...
... as well as along the Canal de Bourgogne. We are already thinking about working them into another trip.
We looped south, then north off the canal into the quiet countryside and its beautiful farms, then crossed the canal. There we decided to forego another loop south off the canal and just follow it on the road, a shorter route, until we could pick up the Euro Vélo route again further along. It ...