Hostellerie de la Tour d'Auxois
Travel Blogs from Saulieu
... reached by what felt like millions of steps up a spiral staircase) and the large department store Printemps which has a roof terrace.
Of course one has to eat to live, and we enjoyed the cafés on the street where we had beautiful meals, but the best part was being invited to the homes of Parisians. We were lucky to be invited to eat with Parisians four times! We saw how they live and how they serve a meal and we managed to communicate in ...
... a camping ground. However, it had great wifi in its communal area and a tv where Keith joined some other men watching France playing in the World Cup. There was a lot of horn honking around town when the game was over with a French victory. Another example of feeling a part of the local culture which we have enjoyed a few times on this trip.
We decided to spend another night in the area, partly because we could not ...
From Dijon station we found our way to the Port of Dijon a short distance away, then after a debate about which direction we needed to take (Keith was right!) we set off along the Burgundy Canal. Leaving Luxembourg at 5am was now paying dividends as it was still just 10 o'clock, so we had a full day ahead of us to get to our booked accommodation 50k away.
It was lovely sunny morning and perfect for pedalling on the ...
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 ...
... she suggested we book the next nights accommodation. We didn't. With wifi as shaky as the Carlton backline, we quickly look for locations that have been recommended. We've got the coordinates for 4 more places for Friday, but haven't booked. Bonjour. We slept ok for the small space we had. It was cold(ish) and we woke with the door open which kept the temp down inside. We picked up our croissants and baguettes at reception, and made our way ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking