Le Domaine de Tremont
Travel Blogs from Tournus
... a table to sample the local dish Aioli - Ah ah, you'll all be saying garlic mayonnaise. That is very true, the smell of strong garlic is still all pervading but sacre blue even worse to Madame's horror the dish also included salted cod and snails. Poor Monsieur had to slug back all the snails, I counted over thirty. He looked decidedly queezy and unsteady on the walk back by the canal. Nothing to do with the wine tasting you understand…. Madame, as you ...
... by one of the floor to ceiling windows in the lounge. A piano player serenaded us while my husband read and I worked on my blog. I am having trouble with getting on-line. The ship has set sail for Tournus where we will pick up the people on the optional tour to Cluny Abbey. We didn’t do this since I need a good rest. Maybe tomorrow I’ll try an optional tour in the afternoon. I just don’t want to overdo ...
... and they said they would reserve seats for us on every trip.
During dinner they had housing keeping go into our room to separate the beds. The dinner was delicious. The four English woman sitting with us complained about everything. The poor waiter accidentally brought one of them a cup without a saucer and they were so annoyed. I guess they don’t use mugs in England. The staff seem to be very accommodating. We are both very ...
... French culture and norms from a college students perspective. We would then visit the Winery Les Caves Patriarches where we got to walk through the wine cellars and got to try a variety of both red and white wines. After we headed back to Lyon where we had the night free and everyone got to try various restaurants to try the French cuisine.
... was the most powerful abbey in all of France and probably all of Europe. When the abbey was founded, the abbot got the Pope to exempt Cluny from being under the control of a bishop. Eventually there were 400 monks at the abbey and there were "sister" abbeys under the auspices of the Abbey at Cluny. Well the Abbey became so wealthy that the monks lost their way in terms of their religious commitment. This was ...
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
Place du Champ de Mars, Tournus | Hotelfrom $101
9 rue Jean JaurÃ¨s, Tournus | Hotelfrom $87
21 Avenue Gambetta, Tournus | Hotelfrom $95
Avenue du Clos Mouron, Tournus | Hotelfrom $65
1, av. Pasteur RN 6 , Tournus | Hotelfrom $60
9 Avenue Gambetta, Tournus | Hotelfrom $75