TripAdvisor Reviews Le Terminus Tournus
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... leaving that they seemed to catchup just as our coach was leaving, a little late though. We then had a couple of hours drive to Avignon, the home of the papacy during the 13th century. As we arrived we saw the Pont d' Avignon, a bridge that fell down halfway across and was never rebuilt. We walked up to the top of Avignon and saw the papal palace, the church, and the papal finance building. We continued for another 70 metres and were set free to look around, shop and ...
... place called Chateau de Cormatin, it's a early seventeenth century chateau that fell on hard times and was almost destroyed with neglect but which has been bought and is very slowly been restored has it would have looked in the seventeenth century. That took us all afternoon and was very hot so we were very glad to get back on the ...
... like a cheese tasting session. Then at 1900 the is dinner which is always five courses with a choice of different foods in each course. In the bar from 2200 they bring round canapes and if your still hungry after that there are 24 hour coffee, tea and fruit juices in the lounge with unlimited blueberry muffins and double chocolate chip cookies. We finished the night in our cabin watching the King Speech on the ...
... his relaxed campsite with the hand held showers. We have been here 5 nights and would stay longer if not for our need to head north back to Blighty.
The crafty old French bugger (as Monsieur now calls him) accepts payment (en cash) for cinq nuits and gifts Madame a bottle of wine "Chateau Camping Bastide" . Madame is beside herself with gratitude and enchanted by le vieux charmeur and promises to return next year. (possibly alone if she could - Oo ...
... that they must have a fire alarm sound for 5 minutes every time an event is held there. So after the foie gras, the alarm started going off and a man was barking orders in French which none of us understood including the guides. No one could turn off this cacophony and then we were served our main course and desert. We drove back through beautiful countryside to our waiting river boat. Tomorrow to Macon.
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