Center Parcs Le Lac d'Ailette
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Chamouille
... end of WWII.
We got to our hotel around 6 pm. Steve and I had just enough time to walk to the Reims Cathedral before dinner. The very old cathedral (about 400 AD) was remodeled and repaired several times over the years. There was substantial damage during WWI. In 1971, a series of stained glass windows was added to the front of the sanctuary. They were created by Marc Chagall, also known ...
Wednesday 19th Today we left Amiens in the Somme region and headed to Champagne. Luckily we joined an 11:00 tour of the tunnels of Verve Clicquot. it's not what we expected. Right in the centre of town and not a grapevine to be found. This is where the production of the champagne is still produced and distributed. Founded in 1772 by Phillipe Clicquot-Muiron. Unfortunately Phillip died at a young age of the flu (penicillin hadn't been invented yet) and he left his young wife to run ...
... led to the closing of most abbeys and the local folk decided the stone of the buildings could be put to better use. They dismantled most of the abbey and the church, until sometime in the later 1800’s. At that point the towers and the portal entrances, a refectory and some cellars were all that were left. Someone said, hey - wait a minute, we have history here, and patrimoine and we should maybe stop tearing this apart stone by stone. ...
... hour away) and visit a couple of the champagne houses we found last year and stock up a bit. Broke but happy we had a nice lunch and hit yet another hardware store, and then headed back to Sillery.
So far, the wanderlust hasn’t taken hold and we are content to sit at Sillery and work away. The plan is to leave in early May, but I am beginning to suspect that boat and plan are two words that don’t work well in the same sentence.
The buffet breakfast included in the stay was excellent with croissant and breads, meats and cheeses as well as yogurt and fruit - a good set up for the day, We decided to explore Reims on foot so set off to the Cathedral which is very impressive. Cathedrale Notre Dame was commissioned in 1211 and mostly completed 100 years later with some stunning Gothic features and most famous for being the place where France's kings were crowned. Joan of Arc brought Charles VII to ...