Grand Hotel De Souillac
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... Although they never fought head to head. The English ruled Aquitaine after Eleanor of Aquitaine married Henry II, King of England. The castle owners always seemed to be on the losing side of every conflict. The earliest record is in the 13th century when Simon de Montfort took it from the Cathar Bernard de Casnac who eventually took it back. During the Hundred Years War it was loyal to the Plantagenets (British) ...
When I was growing up it was commonly believed that "Cavemen" were not far removed from animals and really didn't show up on the evolutionary scale until about 10,000 BC. It is now believed that prehistoric Cro-Magnon people were very much like modern people. Their brains were the same size as ours and there is evidence of jewelry making, decorative carving and stone tools. They lived in societies, hunted and buried their dead. All ...
... After about an hour we head downstream. It doesn’t take long before we reach Roquegeoffre and have to take out. Maybe we will go again and take the 28 km trip. This one went too fast!
With lots of time left in the afternoon we head for Castle Beynac. We are delighted to discover it is the castle we could see from our lunch spot. The castle is so authentic. It was used for the movie "Messenger, Joan of Arc" and ...
... lowered from the ceiling. When she died he buried her in a vault in the wall. The story is true and I can imagine why she would want to haunt the place.
We head home, being careful on the narrow winding roads. We’ve seen a lot of smashed up cars. Head on collisions seem to happen frequently. The main roads aren’t bad but the French drive fast and on a narrow road they are often across the line – if there is ...
... Right next door is Chateau de la Tour, a historic building from the 14th century. I think it is open so we will have to check it out. In fact I think our cottage at la ferme de la tour was part of the farm buildings of the chateau. I really love it here.
This part of France is known for its wine, fois gras. walnuts and truffles. We see huge flocks of geese that are being force fed corn to ...