Chateau des Vigiers
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We arrived at the hotel at approximately 12:00. Our room was not quite ready, so we went out on the terrace and had a bite to eat and a very nice bottle of wind, Echo - Lynch Bage. Brenda had a salad, and I had a gauzpacho. The hotel is a converted wine chateaux and has 46 rooms. It is a small luxury ...
Emmanuelle serves a lovely continental breakfast with plenty of cheeses, fruits (both fresh and stewed) and bread fresh from the Boulanger nearby. What to do in the Dordogne!? A few people including the guys from the UK have suggested a number of nearby villages we must see so off we go. The countryside along the river is beautiful. The villages and views from some of these are fabulous since they are usually perched atop ...
... quarrying, from which the buildings throughout the region have been built.
We booked into a camping ground tonight so that we can get our washing up to date and all our various batteries charged before we head down to Agen tomorrow to pick up the boat. It was in the mid-thirties when we arrived, so we were pleasantly surprised to find the campsite also has a fabulous, and much appreciated, swimming pool ...
Started off with a 4 -6 km downhill. Stopped at the fortified flour mill for a tour. (Moulin Fortified de Cougnaguet). Then 6km or more to Rocamadour. Spent 2hours here, visiting the abbey and the town below. Had lunch here and then walked back up ...
The real stuff began today! Yesterday was just a warm up. Climbed the hill at Beynac to see the chateau at the top. Set off on the bikes towards Domme, stopping at Chateau Castelnaud. Another big walk up a hill! Looked around for about an hour -lots of weaponry on display. Headed to Domme where we picked up food for a picnic lunch. First big hill of the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service