Hotel Foncillon

57, av des Congres, Royan, Poitou-Charentes, 17200, France | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $102.00
 

Travel Blogs from Royan

Cognac and other bevies

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

26

... we bought some of their produce she threw in a bottle of Rose because she enjoyed our company. The next morning we were up pretty early again and hit the road to Bordeaux. We were all struck by the wonderful countryside with miles and miles of crop and vineyards as far as the eye can see interspersed with little villages each with their own church and spire. We found a Park and ride and took the tram into the city. A market all along the river took our eye and we wandered along ...

Mortagne sur Gironde

A travel blog entry by susannz

30

... pleasant walking around, but to be honest, I didn't think it was any prettier than any other villages we have visited on this trip. After a crepe lunch we finally got on to some wine, pineau & cognac tasting. The Poitau-Chartenese region is famous for its pinaeu & cognac products. Pinaeu is a drink discovered by monks centuries ago by putting wine into cognac barrels. It comes in blanc or rouge and is drunk as an aperitif, very tasty with my preference been the ...

Euronat

A travel blog entry by susannz

21

... not want to travel the next 300 kms on a space saver tyre! So after much talking with Europcar roadside assistance...in broken English/French they sent us to Brive et Guillard. Of course we arrive at 12 o'clock...and everything is closed for lunch. Luckily the second place we went to was able to help us out. We had to buy two new tyres because of some rule about tyres having to match. So another claim to be made on the travel insurance when we get back! After Speedy ...

It all starts with the vines

A travel blog entry by cpeirson

18

We traveled down the Garonne River and Gironde Estuary and docked at the pretty town of Paulliac, gateway to the storied 'Medoc' wine route and the prestigious 'chateaux road'. Paulliac is located on the 45th parallel an ideal location for the abundance of vineyards located near the river.

There are 60 wine districts in Bordeaux spread over 250,000 acres and 8,000 wine growers which produce 6-8 million bottles of wine per year. 85% of the wine is ...

The last of France

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

2

... glassy, making for an exceptionally comfortable ride. With the sea stretching out smoothly towards the horizon, the line where the water met the sky looked almost purple and distinctly otherworldly in the early morning light.

We had another day of sunbathing and reading, while feeling a little anxious about our entry into Royan, which is in the mouth of the Gironde, which has some wickedly fast tidal streams if you catch it ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on 57, av des Congres, Royan.
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