Hotel Relais Des Deux Rivieres
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... they made they offered us a tasting which was most enjoyable and we bought some cognac and some of their gorgeous Pineau. As they are farmers and have 200 hectares of grain as we'll there was an immediate hook up with Leicester and although neither could speak each other's language there was communication flowing with hand movements etc and soon they were both up in the combined harvester with the engine running and things moving up and down. I think they really enjoyed the contact ...
... for dessert. We treated ourselves to an aperitif & big servings of ice cream, followed by a walk along the estuary under the magical full moon. The sun still had not set and the temperature was still in the high twenties, it felt so good to be out enjoying the evenings special ambiance. Friday Today we wanted to go wine tasting so first port of call was the TI (tourist information) for local vineyards. Once again most of them didn't open until after 2pm, so we drove ...
... our tyres we finally set out for Euronat. By now it's gone 2pm and we still have 3 hours driving ahead of us, and this was on the toll roads too. The A89 cost us €16.90, but was worth it just for the ease of the trip. Long straights with some magnificent views of the castles and valleys as we whizzed passed at 130kph. Arriving at Euronat we were greeted at reception with fluent English, provided with our passes and a map of the resort...and where to find Mon Repos, ...
... Interesting to note that wine growers can only publish 'chateau' on their bottles if their wine is from their vineyard. We noticed there was always a beautiful rose bush at the end of every line of grapevines. In medieval times when a rose bush became diseased it told the wine growers that they had three weeks to treat their vines before they became infected as well.
We drove through the Margaux allegation and visited Chateau d'Arsac where we ...
... wrong time. Naturally we'd planned our trip so we'd be there at the right time, but stern warnings about a place's dangers tend to stick in one's mind, even if you know you're going to avoid them.
All went smoothly, as expected, although the number of boats trying to make their way into the marina at once was quite alarming! Nonetheless, we navigated through the sea of yachts towards the visitor's berths, the sun ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking