Chateau des Vigiers
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... we visited Monpazier, a small village of 500 or so people in the Dordogne area. It is a 13th century Bastide town founded and built by King Edward 1st of England. Eleanor of Aquitane and Richard 2nd of England also lived there for a while. This probably explains why their are so many poms living in this area - they are probably all descendants of the Kings! Home to do a lap of Issigeac, then Garth cooked a magnificent Norwegian salmon for ...
... 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 ...
... chocolate...quelle choixe!
The chateau was very interesting to visit, with museum displays of furniture, paintings, kitchenware, library, wine cellar, etc set up in the rooms just as they were when built by the D'Aydie family in 1550. Chateau Monbazillac managed to come unscathed through the Wars of Religion (interestingly, it was a ...
... us at our lunch stop. Perhaps it was attracted by the egg and tomato bagettes Pam was preparing. Unusual agricultural sighting was afield of kiwi fruit trees. We are having a relaxed time after arriving at 4.30 - one of our earliest stops. I'll sign off now for today. Enjoy yourselves. Oops, it's just started raining so we have moved under cover to finish cooking and have our meal. (See second ...
... 6! Probably should have gone with the pairings Stephane suggested on his menu! This truly was a memorable meal, albeit one of our more expensive!
Wanting to learn more about les vins de Bergerac, we went to the very informative wine museum, La Maison du Vins, in the former monastery Cloitre des Recollets. An excellent video shown from the ...