Hotel Relais de la Tour

Address: 8 avenue de la Paix, Fresnes, Île-de-France, 94260, France | Hotel
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This hotel is located in the Orly Airport area of Fresnes.
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Travel Blogs from Fresnes

Tours and Villandry, Impromptu

A travel blog entry by wareameye on Oct 09, 2015

33 photos

... an entire meal, and dinner isn't too much later!

One group member sensibly begs off dinner, but the rest of us soldier on - forcing ourselves to enjoy the following menu: Entree: Red mujllet fillet with crispy skin, beans with chorizo bellota sauce. Main: Saddle & Sweetbread of lamb with scallions and potatoes, anchoiade dip. Dessert: Rose macaroon with red fruits, figs and mirabelle plums, honey and thyme sorbet. Such torture! :-)

In the Footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci

A travel blog entry by wareameye on Oct 08, 2015

40 photos

Today is dedicated to da Vinci, who lived the last three years of his life at Clos Luce, and who is buried at Amboise Castle. We start with a visit to Clos Luce, built in 1471 and home of Leonardo da Vinci from 1516 until his death on May 2, 1519. He was the guest of King Francois I, who made this residence available to him plus a generous annual stipend in order that Leonardo would be free ...

Living Like Kings

A travel blog entry by wareameye on Oct 07, 2015

15 photos

... with truffled artichokes, spinach, sauce with Touraine saffron. Dessert: Green apple & Carambar candy, King of the Pippins candied with ginger. With the dessert come a plate of bite-sized cream puffs, chocolate mounds, and a drink made with fresh strawberries.

Everyone is delighted with the chateau, and from the first moment we can tell we are going to be great friends as we "tastefully" eat and drink our way through the Loire Valley!

Amboise.... With the Stevens

A travel blog entry by funnyhatgirl on Oct 04, 2015

5 comments, 12 photos

... by the French approach to Sunday ie absolutely nothing was open. Drove to Tours instead, checked out the cathedral (someone was demonstrating the pipe organ while we were there which was pretty impressive) and a bit of a walk round town. This we now know as Le Tour de Tours (sorry couldn't help myself). We were finally beaten by the chilly temperature this afternoon and headed home for more charcuterie and ...

Bordeaux to Champagne

A travel blog entry by stephandmarty on Oct 27, 2014

3 photos

... here. We were massive fans of anything predominantly with Pinot Noir, which gives that fantastic "side of the jaw tingle" (hence our love for VC), but given that most houses used Premier Cru vineyards, there were no bad Champagne's.
After two days of sunny walks and freezing caves in Reims we were ready for the big Champagne Avenue in Epernay (the home of Mot and Chandon). Before I go on, Freddy Mercury has been feeding you lies on the pronunciation - you need to say the T ...