Travel Blogs from Libourne
We got on a fast train this morning and took off in a southerly direction to a place called Cerons It only took about 15 minutes but doing around 240km an hour that's about 40 - 50 kilometres (Counting a few stops on the way).
The day was very hot and we struggled from the station to the vineyard we were going to. Once there it was a delight. The vineyard was centred around an old chateau built in the 17th century. Across ...
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 ...
... After wandering aimlessly around the city, admiring the endless beige limestone, we luckily stumbled upon Les Epicuriales. The outdoor food and drink festival was both charming and daunting; tents and tables extended farther into the distance than my eyes could see, and buzzing, animated French folk packed every inch. Without knowing a single phrase in French, we decided to cross a study abroad goal off the ...
... different guide books told us three different ways to go. My guide book said to follow the signs. The camping car pilgrim wanted to follow his GPS. While the Lepere book told us to ignore the signs and take the GR. My group decided to follow the GR, while the camping-car pilgrim left us to follow his own path. As it turns out, we should have followed the signs! The GR, as usual, was a much more interesting route, but there were a few ...
... 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
Zone D'activites, Libourne | Hotelfrom $67
16 route de Paris, Libourne | Hotelfrom $83