Hôtel des Platanes
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hôtel des Platanes Villeneuve-sur-Lot
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... was film and flavoursome with the earthy chestnut and creamy sauce also delicious. Not usually one for deserts, I was delighted with my floating island on is creamy sea - managed to get a photo just before my Kumquat fell off! All of these dishes were beautifully infused with hits of black truffle with skill and finesse preventing them being over dominated. A memorable meal.
The meal was accompanied by some local wines - A Colombard 2013 and ...
... main market awaited.
The market was quite extensive and had a vast range of fresh food on offer - cheese, fruit and veg, fish, meat, bread, prunes, candid fruits and nuts - everything the discerning French chef might which to purchase to delivery the finest of feasts! This was a local market and well used. As we passed down the length of the main street and turned to go back up, many of the finer produce on display we saw on the ...
... sculptures. A walk around the Cloister, which means an open space like a courtyard, was impressive with 76 pillars surrounding it displaying various medical sculptures.
We then moved into Abbey itself which also included a walk up a spiral staircase to a large room which gave a view over the attached church from behind a glass wall. At the time a funeral service was happening and this provided Kate and Roy an opportunity to see a ...
... bon chance" as if to say "good luck, you fools". After lunch we drove cross country through windy, hilly roads eventually to Cahors, the capital of a The Lot region. It was a bigger city but lovely old town section with city walls still standing in many places. The Lot river meandered around a horseshoe loop almost encircling the city centre. Unusual shaped bridge from medieval times with towers was reputedly one of the most photographed in ...
That evening I parked up in a lovely Aire in Monpazier, supposedly for 10 motorhomes but we managed to squeeze 15 in easily, quite often there is more room than is allocated for motorhomes. When I first started I would drive away if the allocated spaces had been taken, but now I've noticed that one just finds a space you can fit into and nobody seems to mind. Perhaps it is because it is early in the season, perhaps it is because we are in France.