L`Auberge de la Fontaine
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... couple of 'bonus' climbs before we arrived at the river. The route out of Besancon was a bit more trafficky but we managed OK without getting lost or losing each other! Once clear of Besancon our route has been a delight - mile after mile of undulating empty roads through a mix of woodland and farmland. Near the end of our day we came across a road closure at a railway bridge but fortunately the diversion was quite short.
132km on the clock for the ...
Woken up by loud hooting, turned out to be the travelling bread van on a Sunday morning!
Not a lot in Vouecourt, a fountain house and a very old church.
Our Next stop was Langres, it is a fortified hill town. Walk part of the walls.
We went through the longest tunnel on our journey, 4.8km through the canal summit between the Marne and the Saone rivers.
Very rural journey for three days ...
Langres is on some official list of the 50 most beautiful cities in France. It is certainly rather spectacular.
It sits atop a tall and quite steep hill above the canal and the surrounding countryside. Happily, there is a bus that runs from the train station down at canal level up to the city on top because I would not much like to walk it!
It is a continuously walled city, that began in Gallo-Roman times - forts have always been built atop ...
... of a problem since it is hard to keep up with banking and emails and work things, plus it is such a great source of info for questions like “why is my diesel engine smoking too much?”
Even the smallest little French village generally has a church, and they still use the church bells to send the time messages out into the surroundings. Different churches/villages seem to have different plans but most all of them at least sound 7 ...
... in one building, whereas the handbasin and shower were in another building across the road. Though an odd arrangement, it sure beats the idea of wild camping, which was fast becoming the only other option open to me. Moreover, it made my 5 euro lodgings in an annex to the presbytery at Langres Cathedral appear positively palatial in comparison. The unusual aspect of this dwelling place was that it was an old building ...