Hotel Les Jardins du Lac
Travel Blogs from Trizay
- Oh well -we aimed at la rochelle but sudenly realised we were a day early so have made a stop at ile de re. Very pretty town and harbour area , well worth the visit and deserves a picture. If you ever make this port stay a couple of days and watch the boats when they arrive and leave -harbour has locked entry and ...
... his farm, so the two of them had a wonderful 'conversation' - Leicester up in the cab and everything - while neither of them spoke each others' language. They even posed in front of a huge irrigator in exactly the same pose. It must be a farming thing!
Needless to say we came away from there having made a generous contribution to the local economy. Don't know about the angels' share, but these Kiwis certainly got our share!
... was at another France Passion site just 10km west of Cognac in a very little village called Salignac sur Charente. Under the trees in a quiet lane beside a small cognac house owned by Madame and Messieur Goyon who were the forth generation owners, we set up camp and prepared for happy hour. Mandy has a reasonable grasp of French which has been wonderful and together with my very limited vocabulary we get by pretty well. The owners of the vineyard were lovely people and after we ...
... set off to the unknown. We parked our car in the public car park two kilometres from the old harbour and started walking in. It turns out that La Rochelle has a proud history with it being founded in the eleventh century and electing a mayor in 1199. It had no feudal lords and grew into a trade centre with close links to England, Flanders and the Baltic States. It was a centre of Protestant belief and alighted itself with Henry IV in the religious wars. ...
... port with a marina in a controlled lock basin, it is a mixture of mainly yachts with a few fishing vessels. It is also a popular stop over for the camper van travellers, and they park all along one side of the marina. With restaurants and creperie/glaces bars lining the other side it is a pretty area. Up the hill above the white rock face that backs the marina, and behind our cottage, is the main village with it's typically narrow streets, boulangerie, ...
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility