Hotel le Charollais
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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.
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We arrived in brion, burgundy and were unable to find astrids house, even though the town only had 10 houses in it (and a church!) But wow, what a house! Built in 1877 and with 12 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms an orangerie, two barns, the remains of a tennis house .... The list goes on! We were treated to some wonderful hospitality by Astrid and ...
There was also an indoor exhibit of the work of French photographer, Jean-Marie Périer, who made his name photographing many musicians and artists during the 60's. The poster for his exhibit featured a young Mick Jagger.
Contrary to the impression given us by the unfriendly Tourist Office woman, there didn't seem to be that many tourists around. After dinner, ...
... in on this leg. The main street we rode up was lined with closed businesses, a depressing sight. It had been a thriving market town for the whole region at one point with big livestock sales, loading cattle and sheep directly onto canal barges. The Countess of the nearby château had built a school there in the 1700's that is still a most impressive château-like building, but looks incongruous now in ...
... went for a walk around this historic town and visited an art exhibition in what had been the town's church. The church itself was much smaller than the original and not open downstairs as it is being used as an exhibition centre now, but dates back to around 1549. The tower remained as the town found the clock useful so was it saved. Over the road was the Hotel de Ville which was built to commemorate the rich trader Pierre Jayet who between the ...