Novotel Macon Nord
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... When we arrived, the house was warm and very welcoming. It is a lovely two story country house about 0.9 km out of town. That night I cooked up Fajitas for all. The next day was a leisurely day with a jog to start. We then walked into town to look around to get some supplies. We wanted to cook a Beef Bourgeois that my sister had recommended. Communicating in French was an experience for us all, but the locals were very helpful and friendly. The kids had a ball as they ...
So on October 30 - we visited several wineries - tasted various c******nay types - visited a family owned winery a purchase a few bottles of pouilly fuisse - my favorite - had a great dinner at the B and B
October 31 - visited Cluny and the Abbey - the revolutionaries in 1790 destroyed the most beautiful abbey -- we seen this a lot throughout France - we then went to a 1600 chateau - beautiful visit.
Sunday 12 October
The weather did not cooperate today with heavy rain so we had a leisurely breakfast. Isobelle makes her own jams of various types and fruit comports as well as a type of quince paste that goes with goats cheese . That, on top of croissants, filled us up for the day.
She created an interesting display in the hallway ...
... sup>th and 19th
century and has been in the de Murard de Saint Romain family since 1761. There is a 12th century chapel, wine making buildings, an orangery, a dovecote, a vegetable garden, large
fields, woods and a vineyard. Isobelle Murard runs the chateau by herself with help from her nephew. Her husband, whose project it was to take in paying guests, died at age 50 only two years ago.
The other side, we settled into the 430 mile journey south via Dijon to Macon. We had only picked the town because it had a hotel and Buffalo Grill in close proximity to each other and the motorway. The Ibis Budget hotel was just as expected – clean and boring however the meal was
great and the little bar opposite the hotel filled the rest of the evening, getting us in the holiday mood nicely.