Le Clos des Tourelles
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Le Clos des Tourelles Sennecey le Grand
Travel Blogs from Sennecey le Grand
Not a pleasant journey.
The Sat-Nav plotted a route via excellent free motorway and (mostly) dual carriageway.
Kathleen plotted a route which was approximately 30 miles shorter.
Kathleen's route was the middle one, in grey on the map on the left.
... road with topiary and roses as well as a water lily pond.The chateau has the old kitchen and also much old winemaking equipment. 2 Salvador Dali statues in courtyard are a legacy of previous owner who loved Dali and contemporary art. Was a sculpture exhibition around the chateau and also and excellent photography show in the gallery. Had a wine tasting with Jeannette and usual political chat so an interesting time. Quick steak and frites in ...
... as we learnt from a local farmer how truffles are farmed including watching the dog locate and dig them out from the ground. Then we went into the farmers house basement for a tasting of truffle buttered on toast. Locally produced wine and apple juice was provided and finally a small cup of saffron infused custard. Absolutely delicious. The farmers wife explained the process and even showed us dried saffron, which is a dark red, not yellow! Both ...
... which was a bonus! We walked up & down the different levels with him, in & out of the cellar, one of the kitchens, the chapels, the towers, the dressing room & bedrooms and up to the quarters of the courtiers. We were able to take pictures in some areas but others were protected due to the 13th century wall paintings that had been restored and were very delicate. It was a tour worth doing.
After that, ...
Today we leave beautiful Beaune with no exact destination in mind, we will head South towards Avignon and make a few enquiries along the way via email for somewhere to stay the next 2 nights. Heading South we stop at many Autostops along the way hoping to find one that has access to free wifi. I think we probably stopped at around 6 before we found a great one that had free wifi, recharging points and a supermarket type store, perfect! ...