Chateau des Vigiers
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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We drove to a couple more Bastide towns today. The first was Montflanquin, which is a fairly small place, but again has lots of stone cottages, a main square in the centre of town, views across the valleys etc. Garth bought a sandwich in a small cafe in the village, and for less than $6, got a baguette at least ten inches long, four inches across and choc-a-block full of ham, Brie, and salad. He ate it over three sittings (possibly because he ...
... village of St Cirq Lapopie, population approximately 200! It is also perched on a cliff, and is 100 metres above the Lot river. This place has a viewpoint in the centre of town (a rock like formation called Rocher de la Popie) that you can climb up to get views across the hills and river. Just stunning! Finally we arrived at our destination, after Garth had driven like a maniac (a careful maniac!) so that we were on time to meet the owner of ...
... the juice is very sweet, but quantities are small. This is then made into the exceptional Monbazillac wines...although we didn't consider ourselves 'sweet wine' lovers, we were surprised by how much we enjoyed these wines! The initial sweetness is followed by a crispness that keeps the wine from being cloying, making it perfect to have with foie ...
It felt abut strange to be back on the bikes but after a few miles we were back into travelling 55 miles today camping back at Maillhan by the canal. The bikes felt better after cleaning and re-oiling all 4 chains! We also felt a bit safer having Adjusted our disc brakes. Wild life views today included deer this morning then kingfishers winging ahead of us along the canal and a kite. Then a ...
... a Bergerac grape (English translation could be chosen!) and a detailed timeline of the wine industry from early times to now helped educate us, and the lovely gal serving tastings of various Bergerac wines completed the edification! We were thus able to roll home to our afternoon 'somme' much more enlightened, making it easier for us to settle in for the snooze!