Hotel Saint Roch
Travel Blogs from La Roche-Posay
... was there, this one looked okay but not worth spending more money on to go and visit inside so we drove to our last one which was Villandry built in 1536 and the last of the big castles build in the renaissance time along the Loire. Again extremely beautiful with a big beautiful French garden. Food for lots of pictures again .... After a couple of hours walking through the gardens and visiting the different floors with rooms we walked out of this beautiful place and drove back to the ...
... the actual site is closed to the public, an interpretation centre in the village includes a full size replica of the frieze. Nearby, we visited a famous abbey in Saint Savin, the medieval city of Chauvigny, plus the National Park Brenne, the towns of Le Blanc and Montmorillon. The hotel, the Relais de Lyon D'Or, is beautiful, we are in a house over a 1,000 years old, but the conveniences are fortunately more ...
We left the ferry port at Caen at 14.15 for a three hour journey to Poitiers... and arrived 6 hours later. Even allowing for 30 minutes getting lost and a half hour break, that's still 5 hours driving and we took toll roads. Stayed in a Best Western hotel made up of apartments with a ground floor and mezzanine built around an old manor house with a little outside pool. Problem was, ours was on the 3rd floor so ...
... a part of the history of Spain & South America. The guide emphasised the festival aspect of it. We also saw all of the old medieval buildings of the town as well, plus the city walls. Now there are modern suburbs outside of the walls as well. Finished the tour with a tapas and sangria feast at the oldest restaurant in Pamplona. Back to the hotel for an included meal. Not bad - seafood risotto, roast lamb and a creamy drink for ...
... swaps. Doing well in South Africa, but Kenya is proving a little more difficult.
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This will be a final post on 'Latin America - on the trail of the Bowen ancestors' and I hope you have enjoyed travelling with us through this blog.
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking