BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Francais
Travel Blogs from Bordeaux
We found a good spot and got settled, relaxed for a bit, the weather was sunny and about 27 and later on we prepared a pasta. Than we walked to the nearby village of Cayac where we discovered an ancient "gite" where from the 13th century travelers to Compostella could eat and sleep. Even now you can eat and sleep for 10 €. Is this a sign that we'll have to do it ? .... We had a drink on a terrace a little further and than ...
Another travel day. Tears were shed upon leaving our Barcelonian hotel.
One of the stops we made was in a small town named Carcassonne. This is truly the archeype of what people think of when considering a medieval village. All the town surrounded by a moat and thick castle walls.
While we are staying in Bordeaux, it is getting a short visit. We are only staying for the night on the way to Paris. Just enough time to grab a meal and see a few churches along the ...
... the B and B for a welcome swim in the pool and a catch up with the blog. As there was a restaurant on site and a beautiful outdoor setting we decided to have a meal there. We shared a 1 kg Rib-eye, delicious but no good for vegetarians! Then a relatively early night which was much ...
High in the hills, over looking a beautiful valley and a river, my friends treated me to a beautiful lunch at a elegant restaurant specializing in homemade, locally grown and raised cuisine. Not the type of place a tourist would find being high up in the hills. The view, the company and the food -beyond words. I thought I ate well in Italy but France has been a whole new gastronomic ...
... were really nice guys, with the passenger speaking pretty good English.
We both slept for the first couple of hours, we were still feeling the aftermath of Glastonbury and the overnight bus from London to Paris. Stopping for smoke-o, we learned the two friends were players in a flamenco band and were on their way down to play a week long festival in the south of Spain.
After another couple of hours rest in the back seat, we were stopping ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed