Ibis Chalon Sur Saone Nord
Travel Blogs from Chalon-sur-Saone
... Bon jour” ed our way past group after group - most with 4-6 poles on stands in the water - and also past several small camping spots with those round REI type tents and a couple of guys sitting by the water fishing or perhaps pretending to fish. Riding past more fields, these mostly with hay, which was mostly recently cut and rolled into the big round bales that the French favor and that you see in French countryside paintings.
... couple in their late 70’s who bought a large English humber barge in the 1970’s and have spent the last 20+ years with it here in France and in Holland and Belgium. They have been just about everywhere you can go in France on a boat, and are actually full time residents, with the barge, a house in the Pas de Calais in the North, and a small camper van.
We are re-thinking our Canal du Bourgogne idea. It will take at least ...
Another good night's sleep and breakfast is served outdoors at our hotel, it is delightful, this is the life. And then its back on the road again and the holiday weekend traffic hits, we spend hours sitting in traffic either side of Lyon, we slowly continue making our way south, Goz even talks about getting out the song sheets..... luckily we have Suzie the GPS lady who frequently warns us that our route is experiencing ...
... that they must have a fire alarm sound for 5 minutes every time an event is held there. So after the foie gras, the alarm started going off and a man was barking orders in French which none of us understood including the guides. No one could turn off this cacophony and then we were served our main course and desert. We drove back through beautiful countryside to our waiting river boat. Tomorrow to Macon.
... see their vineyards. We passed through Pommard on the way to Beaunewhere we tasted Aligote, C******nay, 2 Pinot noire and a creme de Cassis before touring the Hotel Dieu a beautifully tiled roof old former hospital. There were several rooms of artwork also including a famous polyptych by Roger Van der Weyden. The town itself was quite pretty. We then followed the thruway back to Chalon Sur Saone for a delicious dinner on board.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking