Le Relais De L'Abbaye
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... the bikes to ride round the lake and off into the countryside, hardly meting a car all of the time.
Another couple of pictures of the site and lake added.
The ACSI review in English says "planned for an overnight stop, stayed 2 weeks" we can see why and were sad to leave as no more swimming pools which are needed in the temperatures forecast for this week.
Obernai/Strasbourg here we come with another long leg 0f 335 km before we ease off for the German section and home.
... sure had tastings. Burgundy had lots of Pinot Noirs and some C******nay, and we bought a bottle of each. We headed home, tired and a bit rainy, but we've probably had 2-3 rainy days in the 40 or so days that have passed. We tucked into another French classic beuf bourguignon which we hope wasn't horse, but im pretty sure was beuf (only French people appeared to eat here, and we thought they wouldn't have time to slow cook horse for tourists). Either way, it tasted almost as good as ...
... had other ideas!!! We stayed on the site for 3 nights and it rained every day, so apart from one walk along the canal path to Santenay, we were pretty much ‘van bound’!
Then came the day I had been waiting for………we were off to meet up with my brother Mark and his family who live in Beaune. He manages the vineyards for Michel, the winemaker who lives in the south of France who we met up with in February. I ...
... and you'll have guessed very attractive, I even enjoy walking to it and settling down under a table at a bar. But my favourite is the promenade by the side of the Alpine irrigation canal.
Oh Cod, not again!! (read about our trip to Portugal)
It was only yesterday after discovering a lovely little bar/restaurant just a short distance from the canal and a local winery where Madame et Monsieur were to indulge in a dégustation that Madame ...
... goats were especially cute. There was a small white goat that was only 10 days old. All of the goats in the barn were the females and the males were out in the pasture. Each goat gives about 1.5 liters of milk per day. The farm sells goat milk as well as goat cheese. They had a tasting of goat chesse and white wine. Dennis enjoyed this stop immensely.
Next we went to the famous abbey in Cluny. At one ...
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