Hotel des Arcades
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... th century ,but unlike most other towns the walls that were constructed around the cities is still in good condition and the town centre is protected from bad weather and is much quieter from the road noise which is outside the wall. This town is very old and steeps with history. We went on a walking tour of the town and later enjoyed looking at the market place and Window ...
... for us, this was lovely to watch. This town is known for hiding the Jews and Pierre's mother hid a doctor in the ceiling of her kitchen for 2 years and he was never found by the Germans,afterwards he became the family Doctor. Interestingly this town of 4000 people has several doctors 4 of which are physiatrists . Another of the groups visited a guides home that has been in her family since the war,she was able to show the people ...
... the present day. Built in white stone, it consists of a tall central tower and two corner pavilions linked to the tower by plain walls that bear the name of the missing-soldiers who have no known grave. The monument still has the marks of bullet and canon strikes from when it was bombed during WWII.
In the cemetery the headstones are grouped by nationalities and by the time the remains where brought to the cemetery and buried. The head stones are ...
... time white. Predominately the wine produced in this area is a blend between two or three varieties - Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Packed up after the picnic we headed into the town of Saint-Emilion where we walked through the Cathedral and down through the town, stopping at the Monolithic church of Saint-Émilion, its bell tower, the Macaroon shop (every town seems to have some form of significance around the macaroon) and eventually into a wine bar for our last tasting of ...
... church. We also saw the city hall and a gigantic statue of a guy on a horse (we never did figure out who he was!). After nearly giving up hope and walking around a couple of additional impressive buildings that looked like they could have been museums but weren't, we finally arrived at the Musee.
The first part of our visit was to a special exhibition on Origins of the Renaissance in Siena. Rich and I are usually not big fans of medieval ...