Hotel Restaurant Marmotte
Travel Blogs from Vierzon
We came to the south of France via the westerly route. We return through the centre, passing places with the names of French specialities: Roquefort, Volvic, Puy and Vichy. Why are so few English foods named after their origins? We can only think of cheddar cheese and Stilton - and even Stilton was never made in the village that bears its name. The motorway takes us up into the Massif Central, which we have never seen before. The mountains may ...
... could challenge it! Construction started in 1195 and it was completed in 1215. OMG! It is stupendous, amazing, awe inspiring etc etc.(We are running out of superlatives for France.) There is a distinct calm and reverence about it, and we took so many photos, as every corner had something amazing; whether it was the exquisite stained glass windows or the "mini chapels' in each copse.
After finding one of the few places open ...
... the lift of the car park.! We eventually got out, and started to go to what we thought was the exit, only to be stopped by a security guard.We didn't realise there were two separate lifts and we had chosen the wrong one - of course!
Once outside, we were astounded to be directly outside the beautiful Bourges cathedral. Will be exploring that tomorrow! As well as the medieval timber town, and the local laundromat!
... going up and down and
wonderfully preserved stately homes. Let down by the Musee we took
Ella to mcDonalds for Lunch and a Play...and of course free internet!
We were hoping to find a campsite tonight (as I smell) and found one
called 'Camping Ch-ti'mi'... And I think it was a joke as it was
really 'Camping ******** me' as we could not find it ANYWHERE! So the
Aires again it was!
... needed a couple of bottles as we aren't opening the boxes yet.
Finding the aire was fun. We needed to be near Vierzon or Blois and chose an aire in Mery sur Cher. Coming off the motorway, sat nag directed us to turn left. All that did was take us back down to where we had come from. Try again!
This time it was easy to find the aire. Sadly the entry gate was broken - so we ...