Hotel du Chateau
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... kids swim and run around naked. I’m not talking toddlers here but kids up to 8 or 10 years of age. And, the parents were filming this. In Mankato this causes you to be arrested and lose your job. Women topless? No concerns from the French. Men and women changing clothes on the beach? Also no issue. (Sorry, no pictures of this as I was not allowed.)
We took one day and drove into the ...
We have just got home after 8 hours walking around the sights of Albi. It has the world's largest brick cathedral, St Cecile Cathedral, and from the outside it is almost ugly. As Garth said, it is like a gigantic pile of red bricks! But inside is a different story. It has a 'choir' with choir screens covered in statues of saints and disciples, and just about every bit of wall and the ceilings are covered in paintings. Near the altar is a huge ...
From Collioure we travelled along the smaller highways, stopping at a village to have a coffee and buy a bagette. Later we had it for lunch, with some bits and pieces we had brought with us. We sat at a picnic table beside a river, enjoying a simple lunch in a beautiful setting. Carcassonne has an enormous citadel on the hill. Our hotel was nearby so it was only a short walk up the hill, across the 'draw-bridge' and through the gates into the ...
... successful in 724, but were driven out in 759, after a siege led by Pépin the Short. In the 9th century it became the seat of a count, and later of a viscount.The Visigothic period saw the creation of a bishopric at Carcassonne, sometime in the 6th century. It is probably that a cathedral ...
... We were initially a bit worried that having been to Avila, we would just experience more of the same. However, we found Carcassonne to be completely different and well worth the visit. The girls (& Mike if the truth be told), let their imaginations take them back to medieval times where they thought up all sorts of uses for the various lines of defence through the main gate to the keep, from the moat, draw bridge, portcullis and murder hole. I ...