Travel Blogs from Libourne
We took the train into Bordeaux for the day. It was strange to be in a busy vibrant city after so many days in the country. There was so much to see and not possible to take it all in in one day we would love to come back here for longer ...
... missed walking up the towers but Liyana came over and we had wine and she cooked us some confit duck out of a can! It was amazing we fired up some potatoes in duck fat as well it was the best meal ever! We stayed up late talking and catching up, it was great to see her again I'm so glad that we were able to make it down to Bordeaux and see her I just wish we could have stayed ...
... by a woman and mainly girls lived in it over the years, one of them extended the castle to build a ballroom and gallery over the bride connected to the back and also one of the gardens. This is by far my favourite château I would have loved to have lived in it or at least attended a ball there. In the afternoon we head to Bordeaux, we get in around 6.30 ...
Our next stop was Bordeaux, where we stayed in a very ghetto hotel, with a nautical themed bedroom. It was a sharp contrast from the luxury in Spain, but we couldn't complain! Our first impressions of Bordeaux were that it was a giant dump, but it turns out that we were just staying in the really bad part of town. After we emerged from this area, we found an amazing city! There are huge squares with ...
... train.We vowed to return and went to bed not setting an alarm because the Bordeaux council were
kind enough to install the fountain outside of our window!
The next day we bought our tickets for Castillon and our first Helpx farm to work on a vineyard called 'Chateau Brandeau'. This being a new experience for both of us we were a little nervous and had no idea what to expect. We just hoped they wouldn't laugh at our classicly English sun ...
Other places to stay in Libourne
3 Quai Souchet, Libourne | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Le Port du Noyer Arveyres, Libourne | 3 star hotelfrom $92
7 rue Chanzy, Libourne | Hotelfrom $81
Zone d'activites "Les Dagueys", Libourne | Hotelfrom $67
16 route de Paris, Libourne | Hotelfrom $83