Hôtel Astréa Nevers

23-25 boulevard Camille Dagonneau, Varennes-Vauzelles, Burgundy, 58640, France | 2 star hotel
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A palace? Nearly.. Montmartre? Only just.

A travel blog entry by kathyducker

... a little but we finally a got "the other" menu. Headed out with Nevers in sight. Very excited about this stopover!! Our accommodation is a bit downgrade. We didn't pay all that much so we all know that saying?? Went to McDonalds for dinner. GOTTA experience foreign McDonalds. The young lady asked us where we were from and got very excited. She loves Australia. Tried for an early night for an early start ...


A travel blog entry by issywiz


... old canal which are now lower down than the new one and in a dangerous place should there be a breach, like has happened on the Monmouth to Brecon canal in Wales.

Chatillon is a place that seemed down on its uppers but had a couple of interesting buildings. There was also a painting on a wall of a young girl hiding round the corner about to surprise Robert Louis Stevenson. Mainly It seemed very "closed down" ...

A happening!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... keep the glass with the name Sancere etched on it.

We then continued our village walk following the red line route. One place was marked as the home of Alexndre MacDonald who was brought up there. He was appointed by Napoleon as a Marechal d'Empire following the battle of Wagram. The houses were very old and sad to say a few were in a bad way and one had actually fallen down, several had not been occupied for many years. On the whole it is a very ...

Finally a photo!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... just got a chance to take a photo before the lock keeper used his boat hook and shoved it back into the lock with a shiver as he obviously did not like snakes, and it showed. Third time lucky with the photo of something unusual, but then as we were not moving and it was dead therefore it was not moving either, he could hardly fail!!

We had a good days sailing with 9 locks and arrived at Ménétréol-Sous-Sancere which ...

The waiting game!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


Sunday 29th June 2014

The locks would be opened at 9.30 and 10.30 so we set off from the port at 9am ready for the 9.30 lock. When we got there, there were already 3 other boats waiting so we knew we would have to wait and go second. As soon as they were going up we pulled the chord to notify the lock we were there and we got green and red lights. It was fine except for being very slow and so it was 9.45 before ...


This 2 star hotel is located on 23-25 boulevard Camille Dagonneau, Varennes-Vauzelles.
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