Travel Blogs from Libourne
... Worn out by the walking and the heat ,27 degrees today we head for the cloisters of and old abbey to enjoy some shade and a glass of ice cold Perrier.
We wend our way back to the B&B through the vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and prepare for tomorrows journey.
We are able to enjoy a meal in a restaurant within easy walking distance tonight and whilst not as individualistic as yesterdays we had an excellent ...
... and a night on the town, it starts to rain. And then it starts to POUR. We found ourselves in the middle of Bordeaux, unable to hail a cab, in what had to have been the worst rainstorm since Noah's Ark. Kid you not I was walking in water that was past my ankles. It was terrible. So we showed up to our fancy wine tasting class half an hour late, with a trail of water behind us. Classic college kid move.
11:00 pm- Ended up going to a Cuban bar, and a Spanish ...
... where they hail from.
It was certainly good to have push bikes on board so we could ride into the towns to collect supplies and do our sightseeing. One day we loaded them up with our washing and headed for the local "Laverie" (laundromat).
The week came to an end far too quickly and it was time to board our train and head for our next ...
... fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">Barry said he hadn't spent his birthday and Father's Day money.
... characteristics of the different regions, and the type of soil the vines were grown in. We tried eight reds – all Grand Cru – then I made the mistake of mentioning I liked desert wine which prompted Greg to bring out three of the best I’ve ever tasted! A great afternoon, and certainly one of the highlights of the trip so far.
We stopped at a Leclercs supermarket on the way home (huge - I could have quite happily spent the rest of the afternoon browsing around ...
Other places to stay in Libourne
3 Quai Souchet, Libourne | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Le Port du Noyer Arveyres, Libourne | 3 star hotelfrom $79
7 rue Chanzy, Libourne | Hotelfrom $81
Zone d'activites "Les Dagueys", Libourne | Hotelfrom $63
16 route de Paris, Libourne | Hotelfrom $69