La Coquillade - Demeure de prestige
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- Banquet room
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- Conference facilities
- Heated pool
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... t locked in any plans for the next week of this trip. We had the choice to go to Spain to see our dear friends 'The Millars' or to make our way up to Paris through the Loire Valley.
We talked through the options. Spain meant two long days in the car, to stay in France meant less time in the car and more time exploring old villages in France. We decided to vote in the morning.
We needed to get a good nights sleep first.
... to the adventure. We found L'Auberge des Laignes, tucked away and unassuming from the outside. Inside, we enjoyed one of the best meals of the trip.Obviously an establishment known and frequented by locals, L'Auberge oozed ambiance - eclectic décor, light jazz music, and happy diners.
The foodie in me has to recount my meal:
Salade mozzarella - several kinds of tomatoes, endive, red onion, fresh mozzarella, mesclun, ...
... smaller version of the Colliseum in Rome. After lunch we wandered the narrow streets of Arles passing a number of sights including the building that once served as the insane asylum that was home to Vincent Van Gogh for a time. We also found time to wander through another market, this one having a more international flare. We returned on the 3:30 train and decided to have a relaxing evening at the apartment before our ...
... spent the afternoon by the pool swimming and relaxing. We probably did not appreciate this town as much as we should have but Layla's sore neck and shoulders made it hard for her to enjoy anything. The one thing we did both really enjoy was a bakery down the street from our hotel. It did the best slabs of vegetarian pizza. Tomatoes, eggplant, courgette, and feta cheese on a pastry style base made for a great lunch time treat each ...
... are filled with graffiti. Pedestrians don’t have the right of way!
We might come back for Normandy and the Dday Beaches, more of the Champagne region and the Loire Valley. But, we don’t really have any interest in returning to Paris. It is not our idea of romantic!
Other thoughts: They get a lot of time for holidays each year. They have good sweets! There are A LOT of Africans and Asians, A LOT! We found that ...