Hotel La Belle Etoile
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Belle Etoile La Roque-Gageac
We booked here well in advance, about eight months in fact to ensure we had the room we wanted.
Also booked at least three months in advance for the restaurant - a great meal which lived up to expectations.
Enjoyed our stay and could have easily extended.
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This little village was high on my priority list of places to go. Before I go any further. I have to have a whinge; I am sick & tired of sitting in a cafe/restaurant having cigarette smoke blown on me. I think I may be locked in the Bastille soon after I have wrung some scrawny smoke belching frog give! Around the Dordogne river is such a …
... snowing at Clermont Ferrand. We had already planned to turn off to Rodez, just after Millau, where no snow was indicated.
As we climbed up the first bends it was obvious there had been heavy overnight snow. The road had been treated and was clear, but now and then a lane was closed for ice. it was still windy but not as bad as the day ...
... I am walking around a town from a fairytale, I expect a knight or princess to come along at anytime'.
The town can be dated back as far as the 8th century and each and every building is built from a red sandstone which is mined in the area. We spent quite sometime wandering the streets and alleyways and were actually quite surprised how many other tourists we saw today in the town. We would not be exaggerating if we ...
... had a very spiritual feeling about it. We visited a number of chapels and this provided us with an opportunity to reflect on how fortunate our life is and that we have been given this wonderful opportunity to go on this great adventure.
After visiting the Notre Dame we walked the hillside path to the top of the cliff to the Chateau Rocamadour, this path was lined with monuments of the 14 Stations of the Cross which depicts the crucifixion of Jesus ...
... on it and is built with defence of the city in mind. There is a carved devil on top of one of the towers which is believed to be a reminder that the devil had a hand in the building of it! The bridge is claimed to be the best preserved, most representative medieval bridge in France.
The other highlight was the Cathedral of St Etienne. The Cathedral has not one but two large cupolas and is ...