Travel Blogs from Libourne
... with plenty of people out enjoying the weather. The area where i am staying has a middle east culture, where there are a few bazaar's and markets. Makes for an interesting change.
No i did not go and visit some of the biggest wineries in Europe near Bordeaux, i dont have any interest in wine any more. Plus a lot of the Chateau's had retail outlets in the city.
What a great part of France, really nice polite people living in a great city.
... anywhere but France. Plus we went into a Basque chocolate shop, a specialty food shop, the Maison du Vin which was a sort of formal wine bar where you could have a glass of a selection of fabulous wines. Also we found the Musée des Beaux Arts and spent some time there. And we walked half way across the bridge - Bordeaux is near the mouth of the Garonne. It is huge here, and will be joined by the Dordogne river, before they both combined flow into the ...
... decadence when dining out in Bordeaux. The food was amazing (although we did pass on the frogs legs and snails)
Fran tells me the Bordeaux shopping was wonderful.
Well, how does Bordeaux compare with Paris?
Will let you know very soon.
I am a long black drinker, so probably not the best judge of a cappuccino.
This is wine country, and if the vineyards that could be seen out to the horizon didn't give it away, the fact that every second shop in Saint Emilion was a wine merchant did. Not being wine connoisseurs, Susan and I were therefore interested in the other shops, which were typically souvenir shops that sold tea-towels with pictures of wine bottles on them. That said, there was a wonderful feel ...
... didn't stop at Bordeaux, I didn't fancy a city and all the noise and bustle so passed through, crossed the dordogne river over a large bridge and shortly noticed that the landscape had changed considerable. It was no longer so flat, became a lot more scenic and got more and more lovely, I was getting quiet tired by now and really wanted to find a place to stop for the night, I ...
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
\N, Libourne | Hotelfrom $67
16 route de Paris, Libourne | Hotelfrom $83