Chateau de Bagnols
Travel Blogs from Bagnols
... the killer part!
Although it was fairly early on a Tuesday morning, there were a lot of people climbing up to the top. Once there we had a 360 degree view, and it was clear as a bell and we could see for miles. Third time lucky for us in the Auvergne!
Although we ...
... and nothing was open and the chair lift wasn't running. So we decided to press on to a campsite we had picked out at Murat-le-Quare. It was called Le Panoramique and promised , what else,panoramic views over the Puys!
Have a look at the Photo's! - and have a good laugh!
Wednesday 11th June
We said a sad farewell to Jane and Eric this morning and headed to the motorway and the Massif du Sancy in Auvergne (Masif Central). The area is volcanic in origin with numerous lakes and mountains high enough to ski on in winter. We have a walking map of the area from a previous visit but neither of us has any recollection of the area, where we stayed or what we did.
We didn't quite make it all the way to our ...
Yesterday we left the town of Besse-et-St-Anastaise, a medieval town in the Puys du Dome region of Auvergne. This was another magic spot we lucked upon, (thank you Google) staying in the ramparts of the old fort. Our front gates were actually set in the old town wall. The Belfoi Tower was the main gate originally...and so old! We are loving all the history we are discovering. We bought cured salamii type sausages from a shop that was in a 15th century building...the building was ...
... out for the week, and a couple from Australia on a 6 month tour of Europe. It was great touching base with them.
Tomorrow I plan to visit Amboise but knew it was too far to reach today (France is huge!), so I made my way to Laval and have stopped here for the night. In my effort to loose one weight this trip I have stopped for a pint and a burger, not sure where I read about this diet but it seems very nice!
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking