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... directions. The English speaking tour guide did a fantastic job explaining the cave art in Lascaux II. The cave has been recreated to almost the exact scale in size and shape. 90% of the paintings of the original cave have been reproduced in this cave. It took several years to do the reproductions. I am very grateful we took the time to visit this UNESCO World heritage sight. Such a ...
... of the original cave in construction of the cave and of the cave art. Our English speaking tour guide Sophie, did a great job of explaining all of the details. She was happy as our group only had 25 guests, what she called a "luxury", as most groups are 45 guests. We felt very fortunate to be able to take in all of the wall paintings at a relatively relaxed pace.
We then went back to Domme for dinner and an early exit on Sunday to drive to Carcassonne.
... Les snapped some amazing photos. Then of course we were starving - so we stopped and had lunch at La Petite Tonelle. A really cool little restaurant cut into the rock. Les had fois gras pâté and I had fois gras scallops-the scallops is the version we both love. Warm and garlicky. Then dessert-some dark chocolate mouse over praline crust/really yummy!!! Back to the hotel for a short ...
... garlic and bright red capsicums. Fruit is plentiful including all of our normal stone fruits and raspberries at only 2 Euro per punnet. Then you have the bakers selling their beautiful fresh breads. Salami and local sausage stalls also feature. Then we have the nougat in huge blocks and the stall holder cuts your piece of choice with a large cleaver. Cheeses vendors abound.
We purchased the following for our evening meal. Duck sausages, ...
Batteries recharged after a good night sleep and ready to explore the Sarlat area. Off to seek out castles. There are heaps of medieval castles, chateaus and grottos within a 20kilos radias of Sarlat many of which date back to the 13th century. The first castle on the list was"Castelnaud" perched on the side of the mountain with unbelievable views of the countryside including the Dordogne River, cornfields and little hamlets doting the landscape. Then across the valley to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed