Le Domaine de Tremont
Travel Blogs from Tournus
... after that, you were on your own.
Of course, there was no way (without live traffic data) to foresee this last bit of bad luck, but, definately Kathleen 1, Sat Nav 0.
We arrive at lunch time, the good news is, the site is excellent, there are spaces available and, ...
... had isle Flottante which was meringue floating in custard with caramel icecream. With fizzy water and a glass of pinot each 58 euro was terrific value. All the restaurant is done out with animals, rabbits, cats, sheep etc.and toile curtains in red and white..very quirky and French.Great fun. Almost inspired to make hot souffles again..haven't done one since the 70s! Off to see a friend in Tournus tomorrow so another interesting freeway ...
... expensive and wonderful flavour. We then moved on to the Chateaux, 17th Century, with moat, beautiful gardens and many rooms restored to original state. Very interesting. The drive through the French countryside was all you could imagine...rolling hills, green, patchwork of coloured fields, forests and small rustic villages, churches etc. Unexpectedly, we passed by the village of Taize, which is a world renowned Christian community which focuses ...
... ridiculous, perhaps the comercants are waiting in hope for rich Arabs, Americans or Russian oligarchs or more likely they are in fools paradise. In Foix, a very attractive medieval fortified town on the French side of the Pyrenees, a cafe owner bemoans the French economy and politicians yet charges double the price of her counterpart across the border in Spain.
Just for a bit of fun, mention the costs of the peage to Monsieur if you want to see a ...
We were bussed into Tournus for our walking tour as our ship was still being repaired from its previous bingle. Tournus was an old walled town, as most of them are, and it's main attraction was St Philibert Abbey. A Romanesque church, it was built between the 10th and 12th centuries and contained a quite large crypt originally used as ...
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