Citotel Hostellerie Saint Vincent
Travel Blogs from Beauvais
Up early this morning as we are travelling again. Caught the train back to Paris Nord. It certainly travels very fast. Sitting right at the back so not as smooth as the ride up. Then onto the TER to Beauvais. Looks a nice town but didn't stay to explore. Caught the No. 12 bus out to the airport and then walked to the guest house. Had dinner in - it was very nice, homemade food for a ...
Arriving in Chantilly we found the Tourist Info centre, sometimes a hard place to find, nd sought info on what we had time left to see.
We headed for the palace/chateau to check that out, passing the impressive Horse Museum along the way.
We bought our tickets & raced to catch the tiny tourist train to travel around the massive expanse of gardens. It was an interesting tour on the bus, including a stop at the 'wallaby' enclosure... one of the royals ...
Went into the village on the bikes and stocked up on fruit, vegetables, bread, sausage etc. Got away by 10am. Stopped at Buzet et Baise for lunch. Moved off the canal onto the river Baise for the afternoon. Need a card for the locks, but so far no problems. Not many boats going our way or coming down river either. Stopped in Vianne for the night. A fortified town ...
... tracks on top of the wheels, sometime I think we should try this at home, I presume they steered with the wheel brakes. From here we weren't allowed to take photos but were given some at the end in a propaganda pack. They make all the cogs, shafts and hosings on site from bits of steel that are brought in. The machines that do this are very complicated and precise, they are all quality controlled to 1 micron. They also make some of this for Claas. From the gearbox and ...
... so we decided to check them out. The second one that we got to was in a little run down town and half of the chateau had been boarded up and looked more like a big farm house, so that was a bit disappointing but the third chateau was nice and a very similar style to the first one we saw, but no where near as good. The rest of this afternoon/night was making sure we had everything packed and the car was ready to hand back. We were going to miss Peugy (name of the ...
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- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed