Chateau de Paray
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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We left astrids house and drove back via moulins. A beautiful town! We lunched in an amazing bistro that looked like it was unaltered since it was built in 1899. 14 euro bought the most amazing home cooked 2 course lunch we have had! So big we barely needed dinner ...
The best thing about having a car is the flexibility to go wherever you want whenever you want. Our drive to and from Gerardemer was long but not a bad one. This is because we have set our GPS to avoid tolls which means we have had the opportunity to drive through some of the most remote French towns. It seems the further inland you go the more you see of the ...
After talking with a couple at breakfast who had cycled to Boubon from Decize the previous day, the town where we were headed next, we decided to follow the route they took on a straight rural road, the D15, instead of the more circuitous Euro Vélo route. It turned out to be mind-numbing straight, completely flat and one of the most boring rides we have had. While it wasn't a busy road, ...
... and has an authentic medieval belfry, wooden frame houses and fortifications which date from 1495. In the Middle Ages, Bourbon-Lancy was an important stronghold and a fief of the Boubon family, and its suffix is derived from the name of a member of the family. It's a spa town with thermal springs, used since Roman times. Apparently Cardinal Richelieu and many other famous ...
... where we had another Charlolais steak dinner that night, since we were again in cattle country.
We learned that Paray-le-Monial is in the heart of the Charlolais-Brionnais area (no wonder we were seeing all those cream-coloured cattle), and is the next largest religious pilgrimage centre after Lourdes. We had noticed huge tents set up as we rode in and thought perhaps a circus was coming to ...