Hotel du Roc
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- Pets allowed
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... go on to Souillac and the Aire there.
We had a very pleasant journey there and enjoyed the view over the Dordogne as we dropped down into the valley and crossed the river.
The MH Aire is near the campsite, just off the centre of town. it is large and flat and we joined 5 other MH;s and settled down for a very cold night.
... so late there were only two left, decisions decisions.... The kids made the sacrafice for their parents and chose chocolate eclairs, and when we say chocolate we mean triple chocolate eclairs. Both Kate and Roy said they 'loved' them, but both could not finish them and it was the first time ever we have heard Kate say a sweat had 'too much chocolate!'
We decided that we would take our time and enjoy the countryside ...
... were told by the locals that during the summer the town is packed shoulder to shoulder with tourists and this would certainly take away from the 'special' feeling the town has.
On our way back to Montpezat-de-Quercy we stopped by the little village of Assier and visited the ruins and one remaining wing of Chateau d'Assier. The Chateau made a nice change to usual Church visits and Kate was very happy that we were finally going to another Castle. ...
... walking tour of the town. Our first site was a walk up the hill to the ruins of the town fort. The fort dates from the 11th century and is perched on the highest point above the town. All that is left is the base of the rock walls after it was abandoned in the 16th century but you are able to see and imagine how it was positioned on the hill and the dominance it must have held over the surrounding area.
Close to this was the ruins of the Chateau ...
... the Roman times when it was founded in the 1st Century. A lot of the buildings in the town are from the medieval times and town is described as a medieval city with a number of houses from the 14th century still standing and habitable.
Two of the highlights of our trip was walking over the majestic Valentre Bridge. This bridge spans the Lot river and was built between 1306 and 1380. The bridge has ...