Travel Blogs from Clermont-Ferrand
Again not much to report today, spent the day travelling between Clermont Ferrand and a little village called Luguillac De Cercles, it's about 100 kilometres East of Bordeaux.
I have some friends who live there, I'll be staying here for 3 days.
On the way I popped into limoge to look at the cathedral, it's very ...
... bit noisy....So much so the Police got called, they were all very nice chaps so they escorted us back to our hotel, which was very good of them considering they were busy looking for someone with a gun....And when we got up in the morning to leave town they were there to escort us out. How about that for service...
So that's it really, just a pleasant day on the road...
... Chateau de Chambord would have to be one of the most recognisable chateaux because of it's distinct Renaissance architecture. It was built by King Francois I in 1520-1548 as a hunting lodge but was never finished. Suggestions have it that it was designed by Leonardo Da Vinci. When you first see the castle as you approach you're just dumbstruck by it's beauty and size. The roof looks like the skyline of an entire town. The inside is rather sparsely furnished, but it ...
Today, I got up early and took a local train from Nimes to Clermont-Ferrand through the region called the Cevennes. It's somewhere between plains and foothills of the French alps. I had read about it in a book on great railway journeys last year, but as with other things I wanted to do then in France it didn't fit. So this time I spent a day doing it because the book said it was a ...
... station to the
East of the vulcano. Spilling the opening ceremony! all
policies were, but not the inhabitants of the villages surroundings,
opposing for this project, too expensive, and turn to non-Auvergne tourists.
It is true, that thanks to the tram, the Summit is easily accessible especially for families, the elderly, the disabled. But
the best way to tame the volcano is bypassing the left, contemplate from le Pariou Volcano, and expect ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed