Hotel Les Residences du Soleil
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pleasant enough, friendly & helpful staff
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We called in at the TO and she told us the overnight temperature could be minus 4 deg. The MH Aire is in a hollow with a very ,very steep road out. it had been salted, but we were afraid that if it snowed or froze overnight, as it was in the shade, it could be hours before we could get out.. So although it was getting late we ...
... saw at least 20 other people! This is by far the largest number of tourists we have come across outside the major centres during our two weeks in France. Fortunately, there was plenty of room to fit us all in. The visit was capped off with a well earned coffee and hot chocolate to warm us all up.
From Collonges, we drove to another medieval town called Sarlat-la-Caneda about 70km away where we visited the old ...
... a historic site and was finally brought by the French government in 1934 preserving its history. Inside the wing we viewed pieces of art from the original buildings and were able to walk around the grounds and see the remenants of the previous building.
Well after a long and tiring, but fulfilling day, we are back at our Gite and filled with anticipation of what the next weeks in Montpezat-de-Quercy will have in store for us.
... tourists all day. We were told that in summer the town, though beautiful, is jammed packed with tourists and their noise takes away from the serenity of the town.
Our first stop was the local Tourist Information Centre. Each town has one of these and they are always staffed by at least one multilingual person and are more than willing and helpful to explain in detail what their town has to offer.
We followed the information provided and ...
... on it and is built with defence of the city in mind. There is a carved devil on top of one of the towers which is believed to be a reminder that the devil had a hand in the building of it! The bridge is claimed to be the best preserved, most representative medieval bridge in France.
The other highlight was the Cathedral of St Etienne. The Cathedral has not one but two large cupolas and is ...