Hotel La Folie

Route des Saulaies, Nevers, Burgundy, 58000, France | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $92.00
 

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Nevers

A travel blog entry by bruce-abernethy

Pretty eventful day today. We woke up in England and went to bed in France. Eurostar was very cool - super smooth, super fast - we barely knew we were moving but out the window the country-side was whizzing past. The trip from London to Paris took just over two hours with only about 20 mins in the tunnel. Although pumped for taking a train under …

A palace? Nearly.. Montmartre? Only just.

A travel blog entry by kathyducker

... not moving so drove around the palace and moved on. Up to Montmartre and the Cathedral of the Sacre Coeur. People everywhererr. Gypsies begging at the entrance and the exit plus more outside. Streets that were set up for tourists. Apart from visiting a beautiful cathedral it was hard going. We stopped for lunch at a place that offered sandwiches and when they bought us the menu? NO sandwiches. Brent had ...

Frustrations!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... lock keeper was selling Sancere wine at a reasonable cost €6.90, so we bought a bottle of rose to try.

On approaching the next lock we saw that one gate was open and it was 11.55 we thought we had hit on the keepers lunch time (12-1pm). We settled down to wait until 1pm. There was no shade and it was very hot and we wanted to get on our way again. After casting off to at the gate at 1pm we drifted ...

A happening!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... keep the glass with the name Sancere etched on it.

We then continued our village walk following the red line route. One place was marked as the home of Alexndre MacDonald who was brought up there. He was appointed by Napoleon as a Marechal d'Empire following the battle of Wagram. The houses were very old and sad to say a few were in a bad way and one had actually fallen down, several had not been occupied for many years. On the whole it is a very ...

Finally a photo!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... just got a chance to take a photo before the lock keeper used his boat hook and shoved it back into the lock with a shiver as he obviously did not like snakes, and it showed. Third time lucky with the photo of something unusual, but then as we were not moving and it was dead therefore it was not moving either, he could hardly fail!!

We had a good days sailing with 9 locks and arrived at Ménétréol-Sous-Sancere which ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Folie Nevers

    Reviewed by bruce-abernethy

    A French Faulty Towers

    Reviewed Jul 10, 2014
    by (3 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Probably wouldn't want to stay longer than a night but we enjoyed this quirky little place. Highlight was Bronte and Flynn discovering croissants for the first time.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Folie Nevers

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair