Splendid Hotel Chatel Guyon
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We then left on our journey to the Limousin. We were aiming for an Aire by a lake but by the time we got near it, it was pouring with rain again and everywhere was surrounded by big trees and was very dark and depressing ( much like a campsite by a lake in the Ardennes last year!) ...
... 1700 -1800m - including Puy Mary, Puy Violent and Puy de Peyre **** ( there should be an acute accent on the 'e'!!) Guess what? just as they came into sight it started to rain and rain!
We found the Aire we had planned to stay overnight at, at a ski station, but it was ...
... and parked just out of town to start our walk. It was still very hot and incredibly humid. My head felt like a leaking colander.
Our walk took us up the hill and over to a lake. The lake is the highest in the Masif Central area and is renowned for its ice fishing. The only place in France where this is permitted. Apparently they can have up to 400 fishermen on the lake at one time sat around a regulation sized ice hole. As we approached the lake, the ...
They live in a beautiful big house with lots of design furniture, right up my street of course ! Eames chairs, Corbusier chair etc. We got spoiled with cakes, drinks and a nice dinner in their beautiful big garden. Not so nice was that we received news from Daan our neighbor that our terrace furniture was destroyed by hail last night. Anyway, we had a lovely evening and went to bed in the visitors room made up for us. Mylene is really sweet! She is making exquisite things ...
... back to town, we went to the super mâché (supermarket) and bought supplies...wine, bread, eggs...and pasta for a home cooked meal. Nice for a change as although we are still enjoying the local fare, we are aware of the costs of eating out each night. Unfortunately we must leave this town after only two nights, we so wish we could have stayed longer, there was so much more to see and experience, it is somewhere we would like to come back and spend more time. On leaving ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Pets allowed