Travel Blogs from Libourne
... centre for 2 hours free time. Wandered around and enjoyed a walk through really old city. Picked up and taken to hotel which is lovely. Dinner at hotel which was night. Tomorrow 5.30 wake up call for train to Paris. So far we have travelled 6,915 kilometres in the ...
A lazy day planned around the Gite, Anne went for a run in the morning. I finished reading the book I borrowed from the Gite (so it can be returned before we leave) and I spent the rest of the afternoon thinking about how I'm going to get all the wine we've bought in the car! Amazingly it all fits and there is still space for our luggage! Last night in the Gite and a lovely meal to celebrate a great week away. Even ended the night playing ...
Today we went to Bordeaux and what a lovely place it is. We parked on the outskirts and caught the tram in, then walked around a few of the monuments for a few hours, with a lunch break of course. Climbed to the top of the tower (260 steps) where the views of the city were good. Walked down the side of the river and through a couple of parks before heading back towards the tram and back to the Gite. A long day, but we'll definitely go back there ...
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
Zone D'activites, Libourne | Hotelfrom $67
16 route de Paris, Libourne | Hotelfrom $83