L'Abbaye de Pontlevoy
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
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... to lunch and a beer, then a visit to St Martins Basilica and the ride back, we got just before it started to rain again, it didn't last long so off we went again for a walk to the local supermarket for some bits. We have now had dinner and taken down the porch awning and reloaded the bikes and trailer ready for our move tomorrow...
Next stop Clermont Ferrand, 200 miles. More to follow ...
... 8217;s not wrong, but we’re not doing it…… (watch this space….)
Ended the day in Brehemont, after a few miles of treacherous driving, thanks SatNAv!!. Beautiful campsite, although a little oddity with the toilet paper, one roll for three toilets, you must guess what you need and take it in with you!!
Lesson learned in the pub, don’t ask for a small and a large beer, large is ½ pint, small is ...
We save the best for last - visiting the incredible Chateau de Chenonceau built spanning the River Cher in the 16th Century. The architecture of this castle is unique in the world, and it is the most visited in the Loire Valley. It is well furnished, and has so many gorgeous original artworks that it qualifies as an art museum in its own right.
After exploring the gardens and the castle ...
... topics. This year the theme is Empires.
After an excellent lunch of Mullet fish in a spicy curry sauce, we walk to the Chateau of Blois. The Chateau of Blois is even older than Chambord, starting out as a Gothic medieval fortress in the 13th Century. Successive kings added wings to the fortress in their own distinctive style. Louis the Twelfth added a wing in the Flamboyant style in the ...
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Up to another magic day.
Breakfast and a walk around the town of Amboise with Jeff before heading off.
Jeff and I bumped into Gary from Bendigo - an Accountant who has a place in France and spends a few months here each year - what a lifestyle!
Apparently the French Govt is really making foreign ownership tough (and very expensive with taxes), so Gary said many foreigners are selling up and fewer are buying.