Travel Blogs from Libourne
... botanical gardens and other end of town. Fabulous dance party on board tonight with French specialty buffet. I tried the snails (like mushrooms but with a mussel like texture Not bad at all. And the battered frogs legs were like white chicken. Also good. Dancing and the weather truly fantastic. About 25c tonight. 11pm now and ship sails at midnight. Great ...
... tourist office. Paid $7.50Euro each for the underground tour. Town named after St Emilion who founded the town in 800 AD and lived in a cave as a hermit. The church is underground, in limestone and was excavated from the top. And the tower added around 1200? Lots of hills and cobblestones lane ways wine shops everywhere and so scenic and peaceful. Bought a bottle of Rose and will sleep well ...
... We are docked right in town yes it's old but personally I preferred Spain and Portugal more character we are here again tomorrow then another day at sea then St Malone France. Weather here is hot in the 30s and days are long sunrise at 6.15 and sunset at 9.50. Sitting on our balcony having a cuppa and reading yes have read 2 books so far the view in front of us is typical French terraces with rought iron balconies and at bottom ...
... worked out that if you can park close enough you don't need to go inside and can do what you need to do in the comfort of the van, my waistline is going to thank me for that! Stopped the night at an Aire in the lovely village of Trémolat. Watched the van beside me desperately rotating their satellite dish looking for a TV signal, it made me think of ET trying to find a signal so he could "go ...
... here and there as the spirit moved us.
At one point we went completely off the GPS grid, following signs to Port du Richard in search of photo opportunities for my dad (whose name is RIchard if that wasn't obvious). It was a beautiful little spot with a lighthouse and giant fig tree which we of course mugged for its ripe fruit.
By the time we reached the tip, the last of the day's light was fading fast so we turned tail and headed back to ...
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, Libourne | Hotelfrom $67
16 route de Paris, Libourne | Hotelfrom $83