Le Domaine de Tremont
Travel Blogs from Tournus
Another good night's sleep and breakfast is served outdoors at our hotel, it is delightful, this is the life. And then its back on the road again and the holiday weekend traffic hits, we spend hours sitting in traffic either side of Lyon, we slowly continue making our way south, Goz even talks about getting out the song sheets..... luckily we have Suzie the GPS lady who frequently warns us that our route is experiencing ...
... street we came to the square which had a beautiful wooden house on the corner that is very well known. Further down the same street was the Hotel de Ville and St. Peter's cathedral. This was very beautiful. Of course, we went inside. It is a very old Gothic cathedral with the altar draped for Ascension Day. We then stopped at a local cafe and had cappuccino.
There will be a wine and cheese tasting this afternoon.
... 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 ...
... market with the most beautiful produce, breads, meat, fish and cheeses. We savored the aromas and looked over everything. The fish were beautiful. The market was right in front of the city hall and St. Peters church. We went into a little patisserie that had homemade jams and we bought a jar of strawberry jam. We then continued walking through the streets and Linda spotted a women's clothing store that looked promising. ...
... I am working on Ed to stop calling it "La Roach Pot" in his typical Texas slang. I don't know if he will ever be able to say it the way it should be pronounced! Our room has a fantastic view of the beautiful chateau overlooking town. We decided to get a closer look at it. We found a path through the woods just below the chateau and walked up to it. I fell in love with this chateau/castle! It is gorgeous, with many towers and turrets, a ...
Other places to stay in Tournus
5-6 Place de L'Abbaye, Tournus | Hotelfrom $207
2-4 av Gambetta, Tournus | Hotelfrom $190
Rue Georges Mazoyer, Tournus | Hotelfrom $96
18 avenue du 23 Janvier, Tournus | Hotelfrom $60
9 rue Jean JaurÃ¨s, Tournus | Hotelfrom $87
21 Avenue Gambetta, Tournus | Hotelfrom $95
Place du Champ de Mars, Tournus | Hotelfrom $101
Avenue du Clos Mouron, Tournus | Hotelfrom $65
1 rue Pasteur, Tournus | Hotelfrom $60
9 Avenue Gambetta, Tournus | Hotelfrom $75