Hôtel des Platanes
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
Photos of Hôtel des Platanes
TripAdvisor Reviews Hôtel des Platanes Villeneuve-sur-Lot
Travel Blogs from Villeneuve-sur-Lot
Early wake up and departure for Bordeaux . Passed the town of Tulsa where the space station for Europe is. Saw the rocket ship aurion 5. This is also where the Airbus planes are made. We then drove a bit longer to carcassone. Which is a medieval township which has been ...
... the right dog, it was sad to say goodbye to Gourdon. The drive was beautiful, the trees, so many maple trees, so many different colours. The roads were pretty empty and it was interesting to see the changing landscape. Less hedges, more open fields, vineyards and orchards. It was also noticeable that there were more green leaves on the trees the nearer Agen we got, although it was only 86 miles. We saw the motor homes easily ...
... also noticed a theme of cats in the village, and during our tour of the church and cloisters, there was a movie, fortunately with English subtitles, which as well as all the history, explained the cat motif. Apparently there was a famine and they started to eat the cats, and a girl named Angeline loved cats and saved 2, and when there was then a plague of rats the town was saved by these cats and their offspring ...
... ploughed fields, stubble or not yet harvested dead sunflowers, but spectacular, and we were trying to imagine how it must look when this must be covered with the golden blooms as far as the eye can see. We saw sunflowers in bloom in Spain, but nothing like the extent of this! And there are fruit orchards, walnut groves as well here and there. But the farmers at the moment are pretty busy on their tractors ploughing. ...
... over the river. The market doesn't offer much hope, but we find Brasserie le Jaures, which is nothing fancy, but it is open and available, so we settle in for the menu of the day. We get a pretty good two-course meal, including steak which is butchered strangely, but is tasty enough, and 25cl wine by the carafe for a total of 30 euros plus tip.
After lunch we walk down to the belvedere over the river bank, then along through narrow streets without any views of the ...