Hotel La Charpiniere
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Today was a day filled with lots of traveling to reach Lyon. The first stop was at La Fontainebleau, where a stunning chateau of Napolean was the site of the day. After a delicious cuppachino at a French bistro, the journey continued. After another 2 hours journey we reach Chateau De Cruix in the Boujelais Wine Region. The scenic hills of the vineyards surrounded us as we were given the opportunity to taste some of the award winning wine along with some ...
The boys slept in till 9am and so did we after our long drive and late night. We slowly got moving but missed the breakfast cut off at the hotel so headed into the little village of Saint Galmier to have a coffee and snack. It was already late morning so by the time we got there we had a croque monsier and coffee (juice for the boys). Afterwards we bought a lovely orchid from the florist for Sandrine and had a wander around ...
We were up early and on the road by 8am. We dropped the linen back to Averil, did a quick stop at the bakery and headed on our way. The GPS was saying we had a seven hour drive in front of us. During the morning we made good time and decided to detour to Amboise for lunch. We sat at a restaurant outside the gates of the chateaux and ate a quick lunch. I had a goats cheese salad, boys had pasta and icecream ...
... parking our bikes, we hired a paddler. It was fun, rather slow going and hot in the sun, but pleasant nonetheless. After half an hour of paddling we sat at the lakeside cafe and ate a nice simple lunch. Our check out had been extended to 4pm after we discovered our flight was not until 9:45pm rather than 9am, so we cycled back to the hotel and started to pack and checked out. After doing so, we jumped back in the bikes and heading into the centre, ...
... but after seeing so many views from above. Lyon city was nothing much to shout about.
We then headed to the roman ruins. We took awhile to find the musee as it was so hidden. Later found out that there was a reason behind it - they had wanted to kept the environment as untouched as possible so as to not ruin the landscape and hence it was an renowned architect who designed the building to look out to the old roman theatre ruins and yet not spoil the ...