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So on October 30 - we visited several wineries - tasted various c******nay types - visited a family owned winery a purchase a few bottles of pouilly fuisse - my favorite - had a great dinner at the B and B
October 31 - visited Cluny and the Abbey - the revolutionaries in 1790 destroyed the most beautiful abbey -- we seen this a lot throughout France - we then went to a 1600 chateau - beautiful visit.
Sunday 12 October
The weather did not cooperate today with heavy rain so we had a leisurely breakfast. Isobelle makes her own jams of various types and fruit comports as well as a type of quince paste that goes with goats cheese . That, on top of croissants, filled us up for the day.
She created an interesting display in the hallway ...
Saturday 11 October
The road to Bresse-sur-Grosne seemed to just be a series of tunnels; one stretched 13kms. It was raining as we entered and sunny as we came out the other side. We did over 700km
for the day and paid 104 euros in tolls.
There was some stunning scenery along the way as we went through the Italian mountains.
Found the Chateau in a tiny village. The Chateau was built between ...
... gardens. Feeling very tired today so I was very glad to get back on the bus & head back to the ship for lunch at 1pm. Leisurely lunch,cuppa & back to room for rest for me, all the others went for a walk around the town of Tournus. Burgundy presentation at 5pm, set sail for Macon at 6pm, daily Port talk with the cruise director at 6.45pm & special dinner for Col's birthday at the Restaurant L'Amore at 7.15pm. They ...
We are now on the Saone River, moored at Macon. At 9am we board a bus to visit Chateau Cormatin. Along the way we pass through some beautiful countryside and villages, stop to view the roman cathedral at St Martin. The chateau is beautiful, with lovely gardens and a moat. We bus back to Tournon, where the boat has now moved. After lunch, I join Jean-Loup and some ...