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So on October 30 - we visited several wineries - tasted various c******nay types - visited a family owned winery a purchase a few bottles of pouilly fuisse - my favorite - had a great dinner at the B and B
October 31 - visited Cluny and the Abbey - the revolutionaries in 1790 destroyed the most beautiful abbey -- we seen this a lot throughout France - we then went to a 1600 chateau - beautiful visit.
... Charolais cow. Saw some beautiful countryside, green rolling hills and open farm land.
As fate would have it there were two brocantes open in Charelle so I was happily entertained. .
After a largish lunch we decided on a picnic of wine and cheese for dinner at the Chateau in the late afternoon sunshine with Olga the dog for company.
... decided to stay on and continue to run the chateau. There are areas of the
chateau which require lots of attention. It must take an enormous amount of money to keep it operating. As it said in the book in the room she invites you to share her and her young daughter's chateau experience. And that is exactly what you get. You feel like you are in her home and Isabelle was very welcoming.
My proposed route will take me from Corps to Le Pont-de-Claix on the N85 Route Napoleon where I will join the autoroute to Voiron, avoiding Grenoble city.
Then onto the D1075 to Les Abrets, Morestel, Amberiue-en-Bugay, and Bourg-en-Bresse. Then back onto the autoroute for a blast to Dijon, Nancy, Metz, and into Luxembourg where I will pick up the main highway through Belgium ...
... got to bed around 10.30pm. We went through a lock during dinner, but as was dark couldn't see how it all worked, we also docked at Tournus during the latter part of dinner. All done very smoothly. We had a later start today, which was good, bus left at 9.00am, this time we went to visit a Truffle Farm (sampled truffle mixed with butter on slice of thin crusty bread & glass of C******nay with it & a tour of Cormatin Castle , very ...