Les 13 Assiettes Hotel
Travel Blogs from Le Val-Saint-Pere
... The house was redecorated in the 19th century after being trashed in the revolution. Heavily decorated woodwork on cupboards, fancy candelabra and massive vases, faded peeling wallpaper. Chateaubriand's childhood bedroom in the cat tower was accessed by climbing a spiral stone staircase and walking across the south battlement and into his room in the tower. There was a mummified cat in a glass case in the room - tradition was to wall in a ...
... to give way at small intersections but approaching with caution has been our rule of thumb. By the time we worked ourselves out and had a bit of lunch, Luke, Kate and the kids were arriving in their boat. We spent the remainder of the day driving as far south as we could arriving at a camping ground where Kate and I pointed at the semi English tariff sheet and tested what little French we ...
It had to be done, didn't it. Although John had nearly been out off by hearing about the hoardes of tourists. Of course all the aires nearby charge through the nose, we managed to find a lovely one, Aire de Beauvoir, 4 km away from the mount but linked by a cycle path. So we walked in. The Mount itself was a spectacle from afar. It was free to walk onto and around, although you could pay a silly amount to go into the dungeons and the abbey. We felt it was nice enough just to enjoy for ...
... t get comfortable. Well, I guess in the end it didn't really matter because everyone was wide awake and talking about anything and everything this morning. On the bright side, I got to see all of the beautiful scenery we passed on the way. I'm not sure if I want to go home, I love it here in France.
So far, Amboise has been my favorite town we have visited. I felt like I was walking onto a movie set when we first arrived, it was the cutest little town I had ever seen. ...
... to pick up some snack food. It’s interesting to see how the locals shop, and the similarities and differences with our stores. We then headed northwest towards the Normandy coast to see France’s second most popular tourist attraction, Mont St-Michel. It was a 3 hour drive, about half of it on a six lane Autoroute (19.80 Euro toll charge) and the rest on scenic narrow two lane roads that took us through rural areas and small villages.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed