Travel Blogs from Vézelay
... and do a day trip the next day to Noyers-sur- Sereine, another Plus Beaux Village 20 kilometers away.
It was a good day for our excursion, with a cloud cover keeping the temperatures in check for our ride through the hills to the neighbouring valley. The scenery was a bit different to what we had experienced on the canal, with open pasture land under what looked like wheat or barley. We also passed a free range pig farm with lots of little humpy style ...
After a basic but tasty French breakfast, we set off for for our next stop, a town called Vezelay. We enjoyed the rolling countryside and got to Vezelay in good time.
It was a charming little town climbing up to the top of a hill clustered round a huge church. Our hotel was at the bottom of the hill in a charming square. It was all delightful.
m. We spent ...
... was all about the ocean.
Joelle and Willie, Joelle’s twin Martine, her parents
Christiana and Robert, along with neighbours and old friends from The Vendee, Nice,
Corsica and Paris welcomed the non-French speakers warmly. Friends performed folk songs from the past.
The Australian contingent sang (badly!) Walzing Matilda!
A splendid weekend …. I had almost forgotten about Le
... the MP. We spent a deal of time wandering around the village of Chablis, it is also very old and has many of the characteristics that we have here in Auxerre but on a much smaller scale. Purchased a bottle of Premier Cru to have so looking forward to that. We were caught today so a tip - ensure you get your produce for lunch before Noon, we didn't today and lucked out big time as all the shops close from noon until 2.30 / 3.00 pm. ...
... south of Epernay, well if you could see the smile on my dial. The place is neat as a pin, John remarked that the hedges were as straight and crisp as he had seen, see a little bit of Ken, more evidence that the house is soon to be handed to the rightful clan section! We rock up and the mother says bonjour we the same. She is stretched with the English bit so her daughter steps in, the mother ecstatic and overjoyed (understandably) that I was ...