Le Relais des Cinq Chateaux
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... before relinquishing ownership in the 20th century. The finished chateau is very impressive - it is absolutely huge and has amazing views over the surrounding countryside. It also has a chapel with floors on two levels - the first one for the Lords is on street level, and the other level for the villagers is below the ground, down a very steep staircase. Apparently the Lords though they should be closer to God than the villagers ...
... stop was Cordes-Sur-Ciel, a small fortified Bastide town built in 1222, and perched high on a hill-top not far from Albi. It was considered the first of the Bastide towns in South West France, and was built to replace the village of Saint-Marcel which was burnt down by the troops of Simon de Montfort in 1215. It has the most gorgeous stone houses with wooden frames, which despite being centuries old are beautifully renovated. Our second stop was ...
Well, we arrived at Uzerche and of course it was a Friday night. They were erecting the dodgem car arena and preparing for their market in the place where we stopover so no room for us, or peace either. A further 20km down the road we found another place, new to us, ...
... s an enormous cliff and if you saw it, you'd think nothing of it. This cliff has been lived on for 55,000 years by the Neanderthals and the Cro Mangons but it was busiest in the Middle Ages when people actually built houses on it! There was a church, a butchery and a smoke house! During Viking raids, villagers would use winches to haul their animals (who would pasture down below) up, pull up their ladders and get ready to defend! ...
... was a great town to get lost in and walk around the winding alleys admiring the honey coloured buildings covered in vines, medieval courtyards and beautiful old cathedral. At night it was very quiet – definitely not a party town, and a huge contrast to feria in Nime! Getting towards the end of September, things are also starting to wind down as the main tourist season is finished, so it gave the town a very sleepy feel (outside of market day!).
I have to admit, I was ...