Manoir du Grand Vignoble
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... before relinquishing ownership in the 20th century. The finished chateau is very impressive - it is absolutely huge and has amazing views over the surrounding countryside. It also has a chapel with floors on two levels - the first one for the Lords is on street level, and the other level for the villagers is below the ground, down a very steep staircase. Apparently the Lords though they should be closer to God than the villagers ...
... village of St Cirq Lapopie, population approximately 200! It is also perched on a cliff, and is 100 metres above the Lot river. This place has a viewpoint in the centre of town (a rock like formation called Rocher de la Popie) that you can climb up to get views across the hills and river. Just stunning! Finally we arrived at our destination, after Garth had driven like a maniac (a careful maniac!) so that we were on time to meet the owner of ...
... the juice is very sweet, but quantities are small. This is then made into the exceptional Monbazillac wines...although we didn't consider ourselves 'sweet wine' lovers, we were surprised by how much we enjoyed these wines! The initial sweetness is followed by a crispness that keeps the wine from being cloying, making it perfect to have with foie ...
... prehistoric sites, but, due to the French's love of lunchtime closures, our timing seemed wrong all around! We arrived in Les Eyzies just in time for the museum's noon closure, so we drove the road north to the Grotte du Grand Roc and Abris de Laugerie which were also closed for lunch, but we could hike along the road and see the amazing huge rocks resting on top ...
... chateau, still occupied by the old countess. Will be interesting when she dies as to who will look after it. Just one of hundreds in France, too expensive to maintain or do up. They have a very spoilt dog who is rather cute. Lunch on the terrace & a quiet afternoon in the garden reading & chatting. Again a delightful dinner on the terrace, Her hubie does all the cooking it seems & she nags him!. But first it was champagne for my birthday. Late to bed, well ...