Hotel Rond Point

24 Place Greve, Digoin, Burgundy, 71160, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $54.00
 

Travel Blogs from Digoin

End of day frustrations

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... the people in particular were very nice but as for the town itself, it had some classical old buildings at the very top of the mound which the town was built on. It basically had 1 main street with all the shops on leading to a square where a couple of bars in front of a monument and the Hotel de Ville. We would have liked to go up to the top of the old part but Isi had a painful foot which was restricting walking.

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Things go in threes!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... farewells to everyone except the Danish who were still asleep and no doubt suffering hang over’s. We got underway following John and Elizabeth through the locks together up to Digoin where they were stopping but we need to get further if we are to make Paris. The weather was good and the locks are all manual manned by keepers living in the lock keepers cottage. It is great when they are expecting you because everything is ready. They phone ahead ...

Oh what a night it was!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... 8211; 1528 commissioned the fašade of this beautiful mansion built on more ancient buildings. Its style belongs to the first renaissance with its front fašade decorated with medallions, shells, small columns, cherubs and musicians.

Then we went to see the famous Basilica dating back to the 12th century. In 1875 its status was raised to that of minor basilica and dedicated to the Sacred Heart in remembrance of the ...

The day that the rains came down

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... 8220;rain drops keep falling on my head” where Dutch John and Elizabeth plus the French lock keeper joined in. This lock keeper was a “happy chappy” and smiling even in the rain. Although it was wet the going was good. We only got held up at one lock because of 2 vertical red lights where the lock was empty and the gates open so Dutch John tried to break the beam but that didn’t work. We overtook them so ...

A surprising day

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... Isi must have not understood properly but was convinced he said "convoi" and knowing about the water shortages we were not surprised. We were in the 3rd lock and we switched off the engine because of the times these locks take and when going down it is safe to do so BUT, we could not restart ST as the battery was totally flat. She has not done it this year and had been starting so well and even fired ...

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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good