Mercure Bords De Loire Saumur
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When we arrived in Saumur, on the bank of the Loire River we had planned to visit the Office de Tourism to find accomodation, and hopefuly something self-catering, but the office was closed. We later found out it was bank holiday. However, thay provide such good services that there was an interactive screen so we could look up some hotels. We walked a short distance, along a main street where most of the shops were open and market ...
... the motorway. But the campsite was easy to find and reception was still open. Most receptions open limited hours and out of season, even shorter hours with lunch breaks from 12 till 2.30. So got sorted, found a pitch which suited and settled down. A lunch of cold roti de porc was garlicky, but filled the spaces. And off to see our ...
... A bit of a driving day a about 230 km . Dinan a small town on the way , with excellent ramparts, provided an early break from driving , old half timbered houses and a picturesque port made for a pleasant 90 minute stop . Angers , our first stop in the Loire valley , had a chateau with really excellent ramparts 17 towers and a quite acceptable audio guide read by the bloke who does the myth busters voice over. The highlight is a woven tapestry 104 meters long dealing ...
... instantly, just like I've forgotten everything I learned at every other wine tasting I've been to. Boubi joined us for a little while but quickly got bored when he realized there was no food on offer. One thing we learned was that not only does French wine have an "appellation controlée," so do pâtés and cheeses. And the five things that must always be on a French wine bottle are: the appellation controlée (e.g., A.C. Chinon), the winemaker, the alcohol ...
... our" café again. It was good to know they were still there as so much has changed in the last three years. We managed to get back to the van before it rained again but it did brighten up later in the day.
A much better day today. We were going to visit the Tank Museum but unfortunately Mike's knees were playing up again so we just did a bit of shopping and returned to ...