Hotel Des Remparts

1 Rue Etienne Marcel, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Aquitaine, 47300, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Villeneuve-sur-Lot

The Winds of Change

A travel blog entry by jackospades

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... or hazelnut woods. People have even been cutting their grass while I have been here! They start early before the really hot weather comes and finish early, whereas we start late but continue well into the autumn. It is very, very wet and the river is so swollen and brown from all the downpours. Nature has a way of making us pay for a hot summer!

The saga of the right of way continues. The court has declared that Madame Cannere has to pay ...

A Modern Day Schism

A travel blog entry by aniemi

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... It was Pope Benedict I who decided to build a Pope’s Palace. Then Clement VI added on to the palace in the mid-14th century. Now this whole deal is really complicated and would take too long to tell here, besides I fell asleep during part of this also. So trust me that there was intrigue and politics and shifting loyalties. At some points in time during this perioed there were two Popes, hence the term "schism", ...

The river valley of the Dodogne

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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We are enjoying this restful place and pace. A leisurely breakfast with strawberries the fruit. It's Wednesday and the village is waking. Market day tomorrow. We drove out in late morning to Beynac et Cazenac on the river ... it needed a thorough look. Well high above the town and port on the river is the fortified castle. There are serious walls, barbicans, a drawbridge, an outer and inner bailey and keep. Most is intact. Once home to ...

Ancient gardens and troglodytes

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... wow from us both. The photos don't show the light that the white blossom gives that part of the garden.

We drove on, seeking the Lascaux caves for the Stone Age cave paintings, something I read into in years past. On we drove through the stunning town of Beynac et Cazenac on the Dodogne river. The place is perched on a very steep cliff, the river wide and roiling slowly along. We will come back.

Here I must be critical of Vivienne, ...

Warnings - Advocat!

A travel blog entry by jackospades

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... to go back on the roof to patch things up and I have to re-paint – groan!

I know we all start to feel less fit and able as we get older and I am very fortunate to have been blessed with good genes resulting in little to complain about on the health front. However, I have to say that I am feeling old right now. The fall I had off the boat in the summer has left me with cracked ribs still healing on one side and a knee that just will not get better. I know that ...

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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding