Hotel de la Cognette
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel de la Cognette Issoudun
Travel Blogs from Issoudun
... the town had literally been 30 feet from where we had met the two women. There’s something about walking back that just seems to take ten times longer. It wasn’t terrible, but it’s never fun missing the trail!
I had a bit of a hard time today because it was so hot. I know that as I go further south and it gets later into summer that I will have an even harder time. I have never been able to tolerate the heat, and my ...
... to buy supplies, lots of things to see, and lots of options for lodgings,
but there’s also the solid fact that you have to walk through a lot of not
pretty scenery. Suburbs and factories are not nearly as pretty as countryside
and villages. Today we spent a large amount of time passing by factories and a
large military camp. My companions joked with me by pointing to the ugly
factories asking if they were Romanesque or Gothic in origin. Ah, ...
... in the 1950’s, then partially restored in the 1990’s. During the 1990’s restoration, they uncovered sarcophaguses from the 10th century with jewelry and burial pots that they sent to the Louvre. They also discovered a magnificent fresco of the benevolent Christ. When the church had first been built, the homes of the local farmers were 2-3km away, but during the Hundred Years War, they began to fortify the church with walls. As the ...
... that they don’t eat well. I am really starting to enjoy French butter…mmm. The couple of the house were very welcoming, and I appreciated being invited to eat with them.
After breakfast, we began the walk to Issoudun, which sounds like a place hobbits march through on the road to Mordor. It was 10km from Villeneauve-sur-Cher to the closest town, Charost, where we were happily surprised to find a café open on Pentecost. We sipped some tea ...
... the small town, we saw a grand castle with turrets in the distance, and we all thought that this is where I would be staying for the night. No such luck. We asked at the local café for directions to the chateau, and I was pointed in the direction of a large farm house. The room was comfortable, clean, smelled of flowers, and I had a private bathroom for the first time in weeks. The welcome by the proprietor wasn’t very warm, but I was ...