L'Etang Des Reynats
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Arrived in Périgueux in the evening rush hour.
Our hôtel was on the other side of town, and took some getting to.
Didn't fancy driving back into town, although Jo says it's very pretty.
Nice hôtel in lovely setting. Very relaxing dinner on the hôtel terrace next to the étang.
Scottie refuses to eat his food - again !
Finally got out of our toasty beds to get into the crème de la crème of the Dordogne. Perigueux. A beautiful city and we were attracted by the markets there. Nice seeing the French go about there day and collecting there goods. Also a seasonal Truffle, Duck and Goose Market too. LOADS of Foie Gras which looks incredibly unappealing to me. A little bit of home with 'Mimosa' ...
... and the Chateau Milandes where Josephine Baker lived. The owners of Red Shutters came for dinner one night with some relatives (9 of us) and we went for tea to Alison's mother's house -- a beautiful property overlooking the Vezere River. We went back to Rouffingnac to a flea market where Joe and Tim found a few treasures.
Along the way we've seen ...
... but slightly different in style and service. We dined on foie gras and oysters and pigeon and pork. We walked to a huge Gothic Cathedral built in the 1100's where an organist was displaying his skills surrounded by students giving close attention to his every move on the keyboard.
Tomorrow is a hot tub day at Red Shutters and then on to tea at our landlords.
We've attached food and scenery and old town pictures.
Love from your French travel ducks. D & S
The plan for today was to cross from Spain into France, and get as far north in France as feasible, without another late night. We booked some accommodation that looked like it was past Bourdeaux in a place called Saint Severen. It turned out that it was quite ‘cross country’, about 50km off the beaten track. By the time we arrived, we were wishing we had stayed in a motorway Ibis!! ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsL'Etang Des Reynats Chancelade
Lovely little park around the lake.
Comfortable hôtel, pleasant staff, restaurant on a terrace overlooking the lake - perfect !
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