Grand Hotel De Souillac
Travel Blogs from Souillac
We are waiting to enter Lascaux II. The prehistoric cave reproduction. We left our hotel at 10:30am, had a scenic drive part of it heading in the wrong direction. We then arrived and had coffee on the river in a quaint town Montignac. The tour will be in English. Very few people speak English and if they do its very limited. Even though we have been able to eat macaroons, soda, beer(les), ...
... of the original cave in construction of the cave and of the cave art. Our English speaking tour guide Sophie, did a great job of explaining all of the details. She was happy as our group only had 25 guests, what she called a "luxury", as most groups are 45 guests. We felt very fortunate to be able to take in all of the wall paintings at a relatively relaxed pace.
We then went back to Domme for dinner and an early exit on Sunday to drive to Carcassonne.
... Les snapped some amazing photos. Then of course we were starving - so we stopped and had lunch at La Petite Tonelle. A really cool little restaurant cut into the rock. Les had fois gras pâté and I had fois gras scallops-the scallops is the version we both love. Warm and garlicky. Then dessert-some dark chocolate mouse over praline crust/really yummy!!! Back to the hotel for a short ...
... garlic and bright red capsicums. Fruit is plentiful including all of our normal stone fruits and raspberries at only 2 Euro per punnet. Then you have the bakers selling their beautiful fresh breads. Salami and local sausage stalls also feature. Then we have the nougat in huge blocks and the stall holder cuts your piece of choice with a large cleaver. Cheeses vendors abound.
We purchased the following for our evening meal. Duck sausages, ...
... dried), olives antipasti, breads, spices, nougat, chocs to name just a few. With a very exceptions we found the vendors very friendly and obliging. Consequently tea that night was a ploughmans sampling all our purchases and washed down with some local wine. The Main Street if filled with patisserie,nougat, chocolate and biscuit shops. If you tour this region don't expect to return to OZ without putting on a few "kilos" Tomorrow sadly we leave this area and head for Spain via ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed