Hotel Restaurant Les Clairions
Travel Blogs from Auxerre
Our last day of riding was a bit of an anticlimax and not really a fitting end to our wonderful holiday. With only a short ride of 23k from Saint Florentin we arrived along the as yet undeveloped and rough towpath via an industrial area into Migennes at about 11.30am, with
plenty of time to spare for our pre booked 3pm train to Paris.
Migennes marks the beginning of the canal where it meets the Yonne River ...
... after trip from the hotel across the little road to the plane treed area with meals and drinks. After our warm trip we were happy to join the weekend revellers while we waited for the lunch trade to subside to check in.
I then enjoyed a lazy afternoon under the plane trees catching up on my blog and watching the boats passing through the ecluse while Keith rode a few kilometers up the canal to tour the castle at Ancy-le-Franc. He was very impressed with ...
... writing in the very English garden looking out over the hills. Later on Willow had fun chatting with our neighbours on our balcony, three lovely Canadians who were cycling. In the end they had to go and find supper. They liked the look of the hotel next door and were rewarded with the best meal they had had all trip. It was delicious and beautifully ...
... was all about the ocean.
Joelle and Willie, Joelle’s twin Martine, her parents
Christiana and Robert, along with neighbours and old friends from The Vendee, Nice,
Corsica and Paris welcomed the non-French speakers warmly. Friends performed folk songs from the past.
The Australian contingent sang (badly!) Walzing Matilda!
A splendid weekend …. I had almost forgotten about Le
Out on the hustings by mid morning, staying over so no need to do a great deal today, that said we did have one of the more famous white wine regions in the world in our sights today. Chablis the region and Chablis the town and Chablis the wine is only 10 minutes away so that is our only plan today. Within the Chablis region they produce C******nay grapes which in turn makes up a number of different types of wines. They all depend ...