Le Grand Hotel de Bordeaux
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Despite severe wether the city still beautiful.
1. Noble, aristocratic town, 18 century neoclassical facades 2. Lunch 3. Stroll around 4. Hotel, swimming, hamam 5. Dinner in front of the opera 6. Opera
It's raining cats and dogs outside our bedroom window with huge puddles forming on the chateau's lawns, meaning our plan to walk off the excesses of dinner are replaced by a taxi to our first destination of the day; Chateau Villemaurine.
A vineyard in the very heart of Saint-Émilion, it was bought by a new family five years ago and given …
Umbrellas at the ready we tackle a morning stroll. Having been woken by the rain hammering down once more outside we're resigned to a thorough soaking but fortunately the drizzle isn't too fierce as we mooch around the city, taking in the views from the Pont de Pierre, checking out the markets and peeking into the St Michel cathedral, where we stop …
... Worn out by the walking and the heat ,27 degrees today we head for the cloisters of and old abbey to enjoy some shade and a glass of ice cold Perrier.
We wend our way back to the B&B through the vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and prepare for tomorrows journey.
We are able to enjoy a meal in a restaurant within easy walking distance tonight and whilst not as individualistic as yesterdays we had an excellent ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
Worth every penny, from the very fist step like to come back.
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