Maison Les Remparts
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Saint Emilion, was our destination for the day. One of our longest days by car, but well worth the visit to the beautiful Chateau's and vineyards that surround the 5400 hectares, which represents 67.5 % of the total area of winemaking communes in France. Set on the right bank of the Dordogne River, the vineyards are set on the steep limestone hillsides. Property's of Chateau's and vineyards are numerous and only divided by fences. The town of Saint Emilion is very old ...
... about the wines and the surrounding land. The Ryman family were not at the residence, so we were given the time to wander around the Chateau. Several bottles were purchased and enjoyed over the next few days. On the returning trip from Colombier, we visited Chateau de Corbiac, this was direct descendant from Cyrano de Bergerac, which is still family run. The vineyard only produced red wine, that was ...
... and into town we found a lovely restaurant where we had traditional food of the region including fois gras, duck comfit. The potatoes have been really good every night. I even broke with my veg lifestyle and tried these things (just the once). Staggered drunkenly back to our campsite and slept in our tents. Thankfully Rob stole a roll of toilet paper at the restaurant. This has served us well for the rest of the ...
... br> We went straight to the old town and it was really lovely as some of the attached photos show. Lunch in the square not far from the statue of Cyrano de Bergerac outside the church and a wander around the old part at our leisure.
Called in Le Bugue on the way back to stock up and back to the site for a cooling swim as it had been very hot ...
... Rhine, Saône and Rhône, and to create connections with neighbouring countries as part of the Eurovélo project, which will make it possible to cycle all the way from Nantes to Budapest steering well clear of motorised traffic!"
And of course cycling along rivers means it's pretty well flat! The vision and investment of public money to create what is now known as the Voire Vérte is what ...