Domaine du Moulin aux Moines
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... custardy, brioche, raisiny goodness! Heaven…. Satisfied (and planning to return to buy another for breakfast tomorrow) we caught a bus to Lac Kir for a relaxing stroll around what was a very picturesque lake.
Worked up an appetite for lunch by now – so bussed back to the city centre…..for lunch at creperie (now open J). I cannot remember a better galette ever (jambon, egg and cheese of course) – soooo good! Mitch also had one ...
... I balanced a plate on a stick on the palm of my hand not holding on. there was another one where you rolled it down your arms then it rolls down a stick then flipped it over. The man was really good at everything.
Swordfighting was really boring. All you had to do was hit a shield.
Last of all we made a shield painting and looked at a knight's tomb. The knight on the tomb looked like a normal person.
At the tomb we had ...
On our way back to Switzerland, we stayed in the capital of Burgundy, the city of Beaune. We rode about 495 kms in total this day, with mostly highway riding.
We went into the city center for a glass of wine and dinner. The centre is quite interesting, with many wine bars and restaurants.
The wine we had was good, but we needed more time to really get an appreciation of the local wines.
We had left Périguex early as we had a long ride of almost 500 km, and were using the main roads. In the Burgundy region, we started to take the secondary roads and we came along the side of the Canal du Centre and stopped to see one of the locks in operation.
More information about the canal can be found at this link:
... on them as this couldn't be good for the grapes. Sun and lots of it is what they need at this stage.
The first evening we walked up the hill past the campsite and explored the little village above Meursault. The roads go in every direction through the vineyards and it is such a beautiful, almost dream-like landscape with all the ancient stone walls defining the "clos" and the gently rolling hills.