Hotel De Champagne
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... and roasted and mashed potatoes on the side. It was a flavour sensation particularly because a bottle of red wine was used which costed â‚¬1.60. Wine ain't dear here!
Only 1 day to go before we pick up the rental car and drive off on Thursday down towards the south of France for 7 nights . We have been talking to the well informed Yorkshireman for all his advice on the area as ...
... with overgrown Ivy strangling the trees. Kevin and Mick have been giving this their attention. The old rose bushes and shrubs around the Chateau have had a haircut also thanks to us Helpex workers.
Mick is a structural engineer so he has been able to fix important equipment like sharpening mower blades which are pulled behind the tractor, fixing the dryers ,the oven and one of Joesine's nice antique lamps.
... wine made from. We explored all the towers and slotted windows where maybe arrows were fired from. It had an enormous moat which made you wonder how any army could have breached its walls.
Later that night , after a little research, we went to an interesting restaurant called Grandgousier. Those French, takes us a while to work them out not to mention the menu! Very difficult to figure it all out! Eventually ...
... used to develop the surrounding town.
The importance of the castle diminished, and it was used as a garrison and military training centre. Curiously the Duke of Wellington, later to defeat Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo, received his training here in Angers, France.
The castle was seriously damaged during the Second World War when a stock of arms inside the castle exploded.
The interior of the castle walls is much less imposing than expected from ...
Information From the Chateau website:
Château de la Coutancière is a refined early 19th century residence. Guests will enjoy a stunning authentic decor : fine panelled walls, remarkable parquet floors, antique marble chimneys, and plenty of seating give you a real sense of château-life.
Peacefully set ...