Ibis Dole Sud Choisey
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... and unexpected around the bend. Shortly after leaving town, we encountered the Percée de Thoraise, a 185 meter tunnel, built between 1803 and 1810, that allows boats to circumvent a big loop of the river. It has a "waterfall entrance", with water directed down through a half-circular pipe that would certainly give your boat a thorough washing as it entered the tunnel! The cycle path however, followed the loop ...
... quite demanding, with both involving distances well in excess of the stages set out in my guidebook. Yesterday was 35kms and took about ten and a hour hours to complete; admittedly including an enjoyable hour spent on a three-course menu of the day in the pleasant little town of Gy.
Once again, I have quite contrasting accommodation experiences to report. The night after the makeshift bedroom in Champlitte, I arranged to stay at a ...
... we were well entertained during our stay. As well as hiking up to the citadel and roaming all through it and the ramparts with their stunning views of the hills and river on all sides, we toured the Museum of the French Resistance and Deportation, located within the citadel.
Entertainment however, would be the wrong word for the 20 rooms of letters, photos, and all types of historical records ...
... and drew up plans for its fortification. The Spaniards who later got the city through a treaty, built the main centre point of the city's defences, "la Citadelle", siting it on Mont St. Etiene, which closes the neck of the bend in the river that encloses the old city. In their construction, they followed Vauban's designs. In 1674, French troops again took the city, and Vauban returned to working on the ...
11th September 2013
We awoke at 8.30 after a good night's sleep. After breakfast and chat to our neighbours, we both left around 11.30 with them going to Dole and us towards St Jean de Losne. We arrived after a good journey even though it was cool today with showers. We tied up outside another cruiser this time it was a couple from New Zealand who live in Portsmouth (UK) for ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking