Domaine De Brantome Holiday Rentals
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... and enjoying the last of this delightful town. Back at our apartment, Jane had started packing her case so it was time for Brad to do so too. The washing from last night was not quite dry so it will be left until later, or the morning if needed. It was also time to start this Blog.
We had an 8pm booking for dinner at L'Epicurien in the old town. It had great reviews on TA and was just a short walk away. When we arrived there was one ...
Weather: a hot day, low 30's. Nice gentle breeze when sitting in the shade. Clouded over and cooled down late in the afternoon. Showers later in the evening.
Today was our day to stay in Perigueux - no driving. We have already travelled more than 1000 km in five days. It is wonderful to be free to go where ever you want, but it is tiring as you have to concentrate a lot more when you are driving on the 'wrong' side of the road. ...
Weather: We awoke to grey skies and it had been raining overnight. Last night we checked out today's weather which was sunny with some clouds and in the mid 20's. But it turned out to be a very sunny day and the afternoon was quite hot. We did see one sign saying 32C.
Yesterday we took sunscreen and hats with us and we needed the umbrella. Today we took the umbrella, but we needed sun hats and sunscreen. Brad did have his sun hat! Tomorrow we will ...
... which is part of the pilgrim route to the Cathedral of Santiago , El Camino de Santiago - St James' Way. It was interesting to note the very modern stained glass windows as well as Stations of the Cross around the church. It was a quiet little town with a well-known restaurant where you can have a four course truffle related/infused meal for €110 per person - what pity were already out for dinner!
Following directions from Mme GPS we ...
... a cave which has been there for hundreds of thousands of years. We were taken on an electric train ride 1km into this cave which was of course pitch black. (No photos allowed unfortunately). The first known inhabitants where the bears, a model of which was in the museum. These bears hibernated over winter in some of the huge caverns within this cave and their 'nests' are still obvious today. I fact there are dozens of nests so I guess in the day the smell would have ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed