Hotel des Pirates
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel des Pirates Dolancourt
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... in the summer? A ********g slog with many hills to Les Riceys, with many champagne houses along the way, didn't know there were so many different champagnes. This hotel too was a Logis with a sign outside for rooms €65, but when we go in the proprietor was really snooty & when we looked amazed & queried her €160 price for a room we got a shrug with a 'well it's the price'. No choice it was late by then and being exhausted had to agree as ...
... me - you can imagine the cursing! Off with all the panniers and a lot of fixing to my rear mudguard so that the rear wheel could turn, luckily peters bike was OK and only my back is a bit sore. After a while of cycling through pretty villages we see that you can cycle along the lovely tarmaced towpath so go down onto the canal which then takes us all the 12k into Troyes, it's covered in branches & leaves though from yesterday's hurricane. The canal itself is full of ...
... themselves at home. Back onto the bus about 3.30pm and headed for Troyes.....pronounced twar, arriving at 9.10 which was five minutes before Werrys driving time was up for the day. We checked into the hotel and went straight to dinner. A three course meal at 9.30 is not quite the norm at home. We get a sleep in tomorrow....not checking out till 9am so the late night won't be so ...
Heading south to Chablis-Dijon today, we stopped at Troyes for lunch. Troyes (pronounced trois) is a rebuilt truly Medieval town which is being restored to its former glory. The mostly wooden buildings were burnt in the 1610s so was rebuilt using mud brick and stone but in the same style. We checked out ...
... of underground cellar houses millions of bottles of champagne.
After more touring around the countryside and visiting ,y uncles hunting friend whose ho,e is full of hunting memorabilia, we head back for dinner;
More champagne and local drinks served with french oysters, escargot, saussison, frogs legs and much more. Now this is why i came to this great land.