Hostellerie La Croix Blanche - Fontevraud
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Ever since I read 'The Devil's Brood' By Sharon Kay Penman I had been wanting to visit this area of France. Between Le Mans, Samur and Chinon, played out the trubulent lives of Eleanor, her Husband Henry II and her sons Richard Coeur d' Leon & John. Henry, Richard and Eleanor are all buried at Fontevraud Abbey. Whilst the exact location of their graves are uncertain, their tomb effigies have been very well preserved and sit in the Abbey today. This was quite a unique order at this Abbey as ...
... rope to the tent and voila, problem solved! that took 30 mins to realise.
I figured out that the campsite that i planned to stay at on day 2 was actually closed in November. which begs the question why it has been described as open all year round in the guide i was reading but there we go. so hastily find somewhere else to stay, i decide on a B&B. but its 80 miles away so thats a long cycle. only notable bit of this ...
... or food outlets so we had to walk over a km up a hill to get some takeaway pizzas for dinner. By this time on the camino a bottle of wine with dinner was obligatory so that was also added to the takeaway list. We headed to bed early knowing we only had 20km to go to reach Santiago and also knowing the strong new lighting will automatically come on at 6.30 in the ...
... we had to return to St Pierre to connect with a TGV at 9:30pm. We didn't fancy sitting on the St Pierre Station platform at this time of night knowing what most rail stations are like. However, there wasn't a need to be concerned as there were about 200 people waiting for the TGV. The chateaux and the countryside were stunning, well worth the hassle. We arrived back in Paris at 11:45 pm after our own "Tour de ...
Pour emballer les zones sensibles, papier bulle et scotch à gogo sur toutes les parties exposées au chocs ou fragiles. Freins (poignées et patins avant), rétroviseur, les tiges de roues qui dépassent et pourraient trouer la housse... Enfin, petite astuce qu'on a trouvé sympa, c'est de mettre de la mousse (celle qui recouvre et isole les tuyaux normalement) qui est assez compacte sur quelques parties sensibles : le plateau, sur lequel repose ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility