La Peyrecout Gites
Travel Blogs from Cordes-sur-Ciel
... we booked it for tea and went back home for a quick rest and then back again. We all chose the 33 Euros meal which included an entrée of scrumptious smoked salmon – so good. My main course was lamb followed by crème caramel served in three pretty little pots – one was pannacotta. Yummy as and so was Craig’s. Photos with the views behind us were ...
... and it was a delight to walk around the lovely old streets.
we both agreed it was a lovely place.
Walking down the very steep cobbles was almost as hard as walking up!
We went back to the MH for lunch and then set off for our next stop. We were heading for a campsite in Villefranche e Rouergue. First we missed our turning ...
... 9am we were not heading for the Cathedral, but the building next door, the Bishop's Palace.
This houses the Toulouse Lautrec Museum and Art collection - the biggest in the world.
He was born in Albi. His parents, minor nobility, a Count and Countess, were first cousins. Lautrec was born ...
... During the morning we heard an unusual birdsong, a dutch camper told us it was a Golden Oriole. He had heard it on several days in a nearby copse, but even with powerful binoculars he could not see it. Although it is a bigger bird than a blackbird and bright yellow and black, it is a ...
... access road to the visitor's centre. It's only a 2 km detour or so, but with climb with a substantial grade for most of it.
Darn thing is closed! I checked before; I knew it opened at 10am and we got there at about 9:20am but I also knew that there was an outdoor display in addition to the indoor tour that I thought we be accessible 24/7. It wasn't; there was a gate and a fence across the road. Bugger.
So back down we went and continued ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed