Le Logis du Paradis
Travel Blogs from Criteuil-la-Magdeleine
... driving turned out to be a wine filled evening full of laughs.... Plus a lot of olives. Monday was Bastille day, so we headed to the nearest big-ish town, Royan, for dinner and to watch the fireworks. The rest of the week was basically as described up front... Sun, food and wine... Oh, and delicious ciders. We are leaving for Spain on Saturday morning :) ...
... up to its reputation. We parked at the base of the hill and walked up through the gate in the fortified walls to the top. There was a panoramic view out over the valley, and we could see limestone cliffs in the distance, and canoeists paddling serenely down the river below.
Honeycombing the stone under the village is a series of enormous limestone caves full of ...
Temperatures in the thirties today. En route to the town of Cognac, we stopped off at another beautiful village (are there any ugly ones over here?) called Saintes, which sits on the Charente River. It was the former Gallo-Roman capital of Aquitaine and dates from the 1st century AD. We found the ancient double-arched town gates, and a small archaeology museum housing unearthed statues, columns and associated ...
... sunlight. Wednesday Off we go to the beach! Been a marina there is no actual beach where we are, so we packed our lunch and all the beach toys and drove for 20 mins up the coast to St George's sur Didonne. A beautiful long white sandy beach. Our little granddaughter just loved it. She wanted to go jump in the waves, and as It was her first real experience of playing on a beach, her little face was a kaleidoscope of emotions as she discovered the wonders of beach play. Of ...
... that we get there about 2 hours late Paul is mega grumpy and annoyed and the day is super stressful. It did not help that the campsite chosen by 'the wife' was not up to standard and the fact that there was a snack bar and advertised ice creams but no ice creams avail was mentioned a few times as one of the reasons,why it was no good. Actually its a lovely spot just by a small private lake with a little beach but the toilet ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet