Hotel Le Parada
Travel Blogs from Paray Le Monial
Sunday 12 October
The weather did not cooperate today with heavy rain so we had a leisurely breakfast. Isobelle makes her own jams of various types and fruit comports as well as a type of quince paste that goes with goats cheese . That, on top of croissants, filled us up for the day.
She created an interesting display in the hallway ...
Saturday 11 October
The road to Bresse-sur-Grosne seemed to just be a series of tunnels; one stretched 13kms. It was raining as we entered and sunny as we came out the other side. We did over 700km
for the day and paid 104 euros in tolls.
There was some stunning scenery along the way as we went through the Italian mountains.
Found the Chateau in a tiny village. The Chateau was built between ...
We had left Périguex early as we had a long ride of almost 500 km, and were using the main roads. In the Burgundy region, we started to take the secondary roads and we came along the side of the Canal du Centre and stopped to see one of the locks in operation.
More information about the canal can be found at this link:
... we were extended was amazing, even if we couldn't fully understand the conversations! We had dinners at brion, and grandmas house ( a 1970's barn conversion) A wonderfully close family that loved spending time together and were all helping out to renovate the house, just as they helped the grandma with the barn conversion in the mid ...
... now has my Grand Cru designation for sweetest town yet.
We spent a lovely afternoon and evening exploring all the little streets in the upper and lower town, walking around the walls and enjoying the perfect country-side views on every side of the town.
What was also going on while we were there was a huge photography exhibit called "L'été des Portraits", ...