Travel Blogs from Châlons-en-Champagne
... 18 horses to move it. After that we visited De Castellane winery and we climbed to the top of the tower there - 207 steps! Ben thought the view was excellent and Jon thought he could see our house! Next we walked down to the town to have dinner and ate a delicious burger. Ben and Jon then went to the chocolatier and got puppy shaped chocolates on sticks to eat. They liked them so much they wanted to get another ...
... the outskirts of the city and rode our bikes into the main part of the mediaeval town. It was Sunday so many of the shops were closed but it meant we could have a really nice ride around without coming across too many pedestrians. Thanks for the recommendation Steve Isaksen. It felt a bit odd riding our road bikes in shorts and t-shirts. We got lots of funny looks from the local riders, probably because we were wearing helmets! From there we headed further into the ...
... visited GH Mumm and had a nose around their boutique but it wasn't up to par as the others we visited but they do make good Champagne.
Note to oneself, never buy champagne that has been exposed to light, always get the bottles from a carton, light and champagne do not go well together.
So here we are now in Chalon's en Champagne, it is wet and cold and miserable, this is the first lot of **** weather we have had in ages so we are not too upset, gives me time to play catch ...
... came round for Bill to try the ukulele he missed out on the other night. Jennifer also learnt a few more chords that John showed her, but she is to look into an electric piano/keyboard as that is what she seems to have set her heart on that she can have on the boat. Bill on the other hand would like to learn and handful of instruments including spoons, ukulele, guitar and accordion etc. We encouraged them both to start as it is never too ...
... a better price. Thank goodness we have the Wi-Fi to do it as it takes so long!
We then both set to work on the lap top’s to try again to see how we could get to Naomi’s wedding. The ideal flight would have been direct to Gatwick which is only 45 minutes from Crowborough, which is where the wedding will be held. There aren’t any flights from France to Gatwick – unbelievable! You had to go via Amsterdam or Southend so today with good ...
Other places to stay in Châlons-en-Champagne
Zac du Mont Hery - Avenue du General Sarrail, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $78
Parc Technologique Du Mont Bernard, Châlons-en-Champagne | 2 star hotelfrom $88
5 rue Michel Menard, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $53
633 Donaldson Rd., Erlanger | 1 star motelfrom $79
19, Place Monseigneur Tissier, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $142
24, place de la RÃ©publique, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $129
46, rue Pasteur, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $93
18, Place de la Republique, Châlons-en-Champagne | 2 star hotelfrom $104
1 Boulevard Hyppolyte Faure, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $79