Hotel le Castel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... went to look at some shoes at the Salamandar (a German shoe store). I tried some on, but nothing screamed -- buy me right now. It was crepe time. Isabelle had a sugar crepe & I had a nutella crepe. There was a famous umbrella making shop just around the corner, so we went for a peek. I bought a "Monet" style umbrella. It reminds me of all the painting I say ...
... over and I set off for Saumur, hoping that this site wouldn't be fully booked. The French holidays start in a week but I had thought I would be OK without booking ahead until at least the 1st July. I visited the Loire Valley on my first trip to France about 7 years ago but I couldn't remember if I had been to Saumur. I knew I had stayed on a site on an island and the site in Saumur is on an island but as I had enjoyed it the ...
... facility and ended with a tasting and - you guessed it - some purchases. But, even the boys found it fascinating. After tasting some other wines of the Saumur region, I still give the thumbs up to the Gratien & Meyer products as the best. Look for a Saumur sparkling white in Oz for a fine alternative to champagne.
We hired canoes, got driven 5km upstream and given two hours to paddle back. I loved it.
Today Josine took us all to the markets in Bourgueill which wound its way through all the nobbly streets and buildings of the main street.
We had 3 hours of buying cherries, soft runny orange rind cheese, freshly shucked oysters, heirloom apples, some amazing dried figs to die for and wine of course!! Kevin was then looking intensively for a patisserie for a sugar fix which we soon found and ...
Our each day begins with muesli in the Chateau kitchen, then we get stuck into the laundry which consists of washing, hanging, drying and ironing sheets, pillowcases and duvets all with an ordinary steam iron! It drags on all day especially if there has been a lot of house guests. Kevin and I have also been cleaning rooms after guests have left, new bed linen, cleaning the bathrooms, washing the floors and vacuuming.
Outside is a never ...