Travel Blogs from Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance
So............our mates have returned to Blighty to resume normal life. Ferry back for us in a week or so, we are wending our way north - soaking up good things. France is full of good things.......a superb country - oft over-looked by English folk. It's different here away from the high mountains......but stunningly beautiful........and hilly if you ride a bike!
And my old family friend Aunty Barbara delivers 2nd to none hospitality!!
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From Valencia we drove eastwards again to Barcelona. We were already on the back foot about the city, with numerous motorhomies (our bros) telling us horror stories of break-ins and gassings
(using carbon monoxide to put you to sleep, then break in and lighten you of possessions whilst your unconscious) in and around the city. Also, the absurd 30-euro fee for a car park in a truck stop didn’t help (with truck stop like ...
... park. Craig and I can tick one of our bucket list items now. We have eaten at a 3 Star Michelin restaurant – one of the best in the world. It is called Carme Ruscalleda – Toni Balam, Restaurant Sant Pau – see http://www.ruscalleda.com/
What a magnificent setting. Every time a course was served we had at least 4 people attending to our needs. The food was a magnificent Degustation menu with ...
... at Café Riche we enjoyed the food market – yummy fruit and vegetables, garlic, we bought several yummy cheeses, and saucissones, plus some cherries, bread and loads of nougat. We had a picnic lunch in the children's park. I also bought two tea towels and some Callissons! We then walked back and tried to drive to Chateauneuf de Pape. However ...
Another beautiful breakfast with Emmanuelle and then across the village square to explore the cloisters before we move on. This Abbey has been a significant destination for pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago, at one time due to the shroud still housed and preserved here. We drive on to Millau and check in to ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility