TripAdvisor Reviews Le Prunellia Verdun
Travel Blogs from Verdun
... like British villages with terraced houses made of local stone. We crossed and followed some of the french canals. France has a vast network of canals that are much wider than the ones in the UK. In one of the larger towns the canal has boats on it to transport wares to and from it. In summer these waterways are used for recreation. As we enter some of the villages there is information giving times of daily services in the churches, ...
... The boat ride was nice. After that we walked back to our hotel and had a nap. We went to an Irish Pub for dinner that night. A band came in and started setting up. We asked the server if they were going to play French music and he said no that French music is boring. This band was going to play Jimmy Hendrix and other 60's rock and roll. Cool. We stayed for a while and listened ...
... on the way through for lunch. We came back at 4pm and still no one was around. We noticed a little note stuck to the door which said in French "open at 730pm". I was pretty frustrated at this, how can you have a hotel with check in time from 4pm in a small town with nothing to do in it and not be back until 730pm!? Dale tried calling the number they had left but they spoke no English at all and hung up on him twice. We resigned ourself to having ...
... it wasn’t the end of the world.
The area that we stayed in was interesting as it was the
site of one of the biggest battles of the 1st World War. There are
lots of memorials and grave sites where the victims of this battle are buried.
One of the stats that I remembered was that during this battle some 600 million
shells were thrown at the allies by the German invaders. Crazy stuff.
... long day’s drive down to Verdun (of World
War I infamy). Decided to stay just North of Verdun, in Bras Sur Meuse/Charny
Sur Meuse.Sunday 17 AugustCycled to and around Verdun and then on to tour the local
battlefield areas and national monuments to those fallen in World War I. ...