Hotel du Canal
Travel Blogs from Castelnaudary
Settled my bill - 67 euros for the room and another 30 for dinner. La Marbrerie is another of the Logis group of independent hotels and so far they haven't disappointed. I was on the road by 10am. Beautiful weather - low 20's, blue skies with just a few wisps of cirrus cloud in the south east. Also, Orange is back so I don't have …
To get to Castelnaudary we thought that we'd head along the canal - not too hard since we'd been along the first 10km of it, this was a strange feeling for us as we'd never been over the same ground for so long before on the trip. After about 20km though it was still pretty wet and we were keen to get a coffee. We'd also taken about 2 hours to do …
It was a beautiful day when we cycled out of Toulouse, on the Canal du Midi for the first time. Although we had loved our stay in the city, we were happy to leave its suburbs behind after a short while and find ourselves in rural France once more, with only birdsong as the background noise.
We weren't quite sure what we would encounter on …
Okay, what is not to like about this ? Sleeping late, cheese and croissant for breakfast, walk to the village for photo opportunity.
yesterday we went to the medieval city and walked the path to Cather hide out. More on this later.
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... we were extremely lucky in Saint Savin to get one fine day when we ventured to Gavarnie to do the circuit walk. The views were breathtaking because we were much closer to the snow capped peaks in an ampitheatre. Our 5 hour walk involved a climb of 400 metres punctuated by thunder like noises as the snow drifts cascaded down, huge waterfalls , a timid squirrel and the most wonderful scerery along the vivid green valley. The air was so clear and the icy water ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed