Le Manoir de la Foret
Travel Blogs from La-Ville-aux-Clercs
... driving round Paris as they don’t have much in the way of lane lines so people just drive where they want on the road!
It was raining in Versailles and it didn’t stop raining the whole time we were there. Michael wanted to take Kyria to the doctor as she didn’t seem to be getting any better so they dropped Eli and myself off out the front of Versailles. There was a bit of a line out the front and I didn’t think we’d get through it in ...
... catacombs of which were worth exploring. We ate dinner at an Italian restaurant in the middle of a plaza, where the locals were a little subdued, as the French football team had just been beaten in the world cup by Germany! Then we visited the Chateau Royal de Blois for the nightly son et lumiere (sound and light) show, which dramatically depicted the chateau's rather turbulent - and sometimes gory - history. By the time that was over, it was almost 11.30pm - a very late night for us!
Not quite so hot today as we had rain overnight but it eventually warmed to a very pleasant 23 degrees. It is raining again as I write this unfortunately as we have a walk to town to do and a light show at the Blois Chateaux to watch. We left our noisy campsite at about 9am and decided to split up. Mandy wanted to see one of the other big three chateaux and the rest of us wanted to get to the town of Blois and ...
This was Relle's first pick for accommodation and she picked a winner! It is an old farm house; over two hundred years with a signal tower incorporated that is over four hundred years old! We were a bit worried approaching it as the Tom Tom had us nearing it and we were still in an area that was a cross between industry and suburbia; certainly not farmlands. Well we turned into the address and it was about three or four acres of country gardens.
Our room was extremely large ...
... Pounder with cheese a Quarter Pounder with cheese, it's called a Royale with Cheese. A Big Mac is still a Big Mac but they all it Le Big Mac. Whatever it's called it's still rubbish so now that I have managed to include a Pulp Fiction reference we won't be going there again. The rain did clear up a bit after lunch and we had cool drive along the Loire. We got to our campsite and to be honest if we had had ...
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed