Globe et Cecil
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... colours of the trees and the brilliant green of the grass was amazing.
E failed to get any lunch as we discovered that 11:11 is a bank holiday in France and everywhere was closed! So we arrived at the hotel at 5:00 pm and were starving! We checked in and the owner kindly provided us with pate and bread and a glass of red....perfect!
... chamber. Lyon no longer weaves silk but they still adore a puppet called Gignol who is a 18th century silk weaver. They even have a museum of puppets from around the world. Most traditional puppets, no matter what country they are from, are somewhat freaky and slightly grotesque in the face. Gignol is no exception. We also did a couple of walking tours. Structurally old Lyon is jammed between the hill containing the old roman ruins ...
... when you drive across the top and back into France the countryside is completely different again. Such amazing contrasts that it constantly keeps you in awe.
Ken brought us via the Frejus tunnel which is a tunnel that runs between Italy and France. It is 16km in length and cost us €59 for the pleasure of driving through this tunnel. So many tolls today and France tolls are ridiculously pricey. I think our grand total today for tolls ...
... giving out Guiness Hats and had a soccer game on TV. It seemed like the perfect place to go. The beer was great and I had a burger with Fois Gras that may have been the best burger I have ever eaten. It was a great St. Patrick's Day and a great way to end the visit to Lyon.
After excursion, return transfer to CEFAM for reception
After reception return to the hotel on own via public transportation
Dinner on own and evening free
Overnight: Lyon (4) – Hotel Du ...
... travelling at 130 kph it was one lane travelling at 10 kph.
About 3.30 p.m. Video Girl and Battery Boy needed a break so they left the tollway and drove into the little town of Beaune for a late lunch. It is a quaint little town with a tree-lined city square complete with an ornate carousel filled with smiling, laughing children. The downside to this picturesque village is that once again it had been invaded, this time by loud, pompous wine bankers ...