Ibis Dijon Gare
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... leaving that they seemed to catchup just as our coach was leaving, a little late though. We then had a couple of hours drive to Avignon, the home of the papacy during the 13th century. As we arrived we saw the Pont d' Avignon, a bridge that fell down halfway across and was never rebuilt. We walked up to the top of Avignon and saw the papal palace, the church, and the papal finance building. We continued for another 70 metres and were set free to look around, shop and ...
... the last two years!! Stella has been driving Dad's sit on mower - her favourite past time, been horse riding on a lovely horse Called Cacaouette, gone wine tasting with her Uncle James (Mark's brother who lives in Brussells) starting young...luckily she didn't like the taste...but she did have a few goes at using the Spitoon, which I think was the highlight of the day for her!
we spent the whole day today ...
... of their extent. We then had a couple of hours on our own to do a little shopping or experience Lyon’s cuisine eg. Beef Tar Tar. (No, Tony wouldn’t try it!) We shared a tuna Baggett instead and sat on a nice cool wall seat! Lyon is also one of the world’s silk capitals. It also has some of the best restaurants, including Paul Bocuse who has holds the record of 3 stars for the past 40 years. ...
... to go through. No boarding 30 minutes in advance. No delays for weather. These trains are a nice way to go.
Making it into Dijon, our hotel Companile was easy to locate. Out the front entrance of the train station, the old city begins and our hotel was no more than 100 yards away. Very convenient. Hotel rooms in Europe are small. This one was adequate for the one night we intended ...
... with my own dish.
For mains we both ordered the beef bourguignon, which came out in a copper pot and was served to us at the table with freshly made fettuccini (apparently the fettuccini is a common choice of accompaniment as we saw it on several menus). The taste was amazing. The sauce was rich and thick but not overwhelming. And the meat was melting and falling apart as you sunk the fork into it – no need for knives here folks. Mopped up the last ...