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Travel Blogs from Chablis
... along it, with its scenic and cultural diversity. From the beautiful countryside through the Ouche Valley near Dijon, to the Plus Beaux Villages and the other little villages along the way, from the maisons des ecluseries to the chateaus, from the charming hotels and interesting people, we have enjoyed it all.
The end of this canal ride for us means the end of our cycling adventure which began almost 10 weeks ago in ...
... Inside the town walls with its narrow cobbled streets lined with ancient houses, some built of stone and others half-timbered-houses, there are pretty squares and arches dating from the 13th to 19th centuries. In total there are 78 classified historic monuments in the town including the 15th century church of Notre Dame and the 17th century Town Hall. There is a growing group of arty people who call this town home and add to the character of the town.
We have ...
After a basic but tasty French breakfast, we set off for for our next stop, a town called Vezelay. We enjoyed the rolling countryside and got to Vezelay in good time.
It was a charming little town climbing up to the top of a hill clustered round a huge church. Our hotel was at the bottom of the hill in a charming square. It was all delightful.
m. We spent ...
... was all about the ocean.
Joelle and Willie, Joelle’s twin Martine, her parents
Christiana and Robert, along with neighbours and old friends from The Vendee, Nice,
Corsica and Paris welcomed the non-French speakers warmly. Friends performed folk songs from the past.
The Australian contingent sang (badly!) Walzing Matilda!
A splendid weekend …. I had almost forgotten about Le
... the MP. We spent a deal of time wandering around the village of Chablis, it is also very old and has many of the characteristics that we have here in Auxerre but on a much smaller scale. Purchased a bottle of Premier Cru to have so looking forward to that. We were caught today so a tip - ensure you get your produce for lunch before Noon, we didn't today and lucked out big time as all the shops close from noon until 2.30 / 3.00 pm. ...