Pullman Bordeaux Lac
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Clean, comfortable, but a long way from anywhere....
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All a bit tired and weary after a late night. Gary explained the travel details and coach travel procedures to us. We had a coffee stop at on our way to Chenonceau, the home of Diane de Poitiers (wife of Henry 2) and later of Catherine de Medici and others who influenced the development of the chateau. It is a 16th century renaissance building with …
Left our Paris hotel at 8am for the day's drive south to Bordeaux. Approx 600km from Paris. We stopped at Chateau de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley. It is a 16th Century castle which is built on (over) the River Cher. The gardens are magnificent. The estate also has many other 16th Century farm buildings and acres of vegetable & flower gardens …
... Rothschild was served. My immature pallet was not able to appreciate the quality – one needs years of experience to truly appreciate such wines – but I remember thinking as I sipped, that the glass of wine no doubt cost more than I made in a week, and probably more…. I’ve had occasion to taste some outstanding wines every so often since then, some excellent Bordeaux and Burgundies among others, and for those who can appreciate them, they ...
... castle: during the Renaissance period it was modified from a château fort as the French call a militarily fortified medieval-style castle, to a château de plaisance, a Renaissance style chateau built for pleasure and easy living. It was later damaged and its towers were lowered (to weaken it) under the French Revolution.
It fell into disrepair and by the early 1900s the roofs had collapsed leaving little ...
... The current family bought it and restored it in the mid 1900's. Again, we didn't get to see inside the main house but we can only imagine how impressive it is if the grounds and the winery are any indication.
Our group was broken in to English and French speaking groups as we only had an hour to see the grounds and learn about their production processes so explaining the processes in French first then English (as the last tour was done) would have ...