Le Chateau d'Allot
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
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Saint Emilion, was our destination for the day. One of our longest days by car, but well worth the visit to the beautiful Chateau's and vineyards that surround the 5400 hectares, which represents 67.5 % of the total area of winemaking communes in France. Set on the right bank of the Dordogne River, the vineyards are set on the steep limestone hillsides. Property's of Chateau's and vineyards are numerous and only divided by fences. The town of Saint Emilion is very old ...
... some anxious to suck on your fingers. Each feeding trough also had pacifiers that the calves sucked on. The evening finished with a delightful dinner of Raclette. Similar to a fondue, a warmer is used to melt Raclette cheese, that you would pour over top of potatoes, onion, carrots. Which you would warm on top of the Raclette warmer. Always served with a good quality of cold ham, and gerkin pickles. ...
Arriving at our campground in Bergerac we picked a spot and set up camp. We were a little dismayed to discover that the toilets had no seats, everything is "co-ed" and t.p. is not provided. We sat around in our tents because we were also surprised to find that there was no table or chair provided. We expected a picnic table or something but were only provided with a small, low, concrete bench.
Wandering over ...
... right up to 2012. Why 1945 being the earliest? The Nazis were in control of this village during the war and had taken over this magnificent chateau as their headquarters during the war AND DRANK ALL OF THE PRIOR YEARS wine. It is assumed that the wine collection probably went back to the 1300's! Can you imagine a vertical tasting there? The cellar beneath the one we were in was empty! The lady of the house, with not a word of English, graciously showed us around and offered ...
... br> We went straight to the old town and it was really lovely as some of the attached photos show. Lunch in the square not far from the statue of Cyrano de Bergerac outside the church and a wander around the old part at our leisure.
Called in Le Bugue on the way back to stock up and back to the site for a cooling swim as it had been very hot ...