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
... belt way) in lunch hour traffic and caught the autoroute for Reims.
Less than 2 hours later we pulled into Sillery, parked, walked up to the boat and went - uh oh!! Also Mon Dieu! and *****! One half of the roof was missing.
There had been a very big wind storm across England and the Channel and northern Europe on the 30th and 31st. One of its casualties was half of our roof. We eventually figured out that the bolts may not have been ...
... for a while ( oh dear, how sad, never mind......) We also made a quick visit to the building where the Unconditional Surrender by the Germans was signed marking the end of WW2. The room has been left intact, with many of the strategic maps and dispatches left on the walls. The rest of our time was spent strolling arm in arm through the wide and airy streets, ducking into the occasional boutique or boulangerie and just relaxing as you should when in ...
... one of the larger Champagne Houses - Champagne Mercier, which was quite amazing. They elevator you down several stories into the caves that were dug out of the chalky soil by hand and you ride through the dimly lit, moisture rich caves that contain more bottles of champagne than you could ever imagine! I To finish the Mercier tour, we (or I) selected the 3 tasting option. Now, folks, these aren't your average size 'tastes'! These are ...
... the lights overhead at the lock were on, but I didn’t see any lights in any of the house windows near the lock - so perhaps it was the whole town!
When we left the next morning they were indeed still cranking the lower gates by hand, though there seemed to be electricity to open the upper gates for us to leave. It turned out that was the first of a chain of 8 or 9 locks, that lock you through from one to the next automatically. As ...
... on big roads again, so not too hard. We were getting better at following the navigator and turning the wrong way on roundabouts.
The village of Hautvillerswas lovely - small but picturesque on the hill overlooking Reims. It was the home of Dom Perignon, one of the original champagne makers and his tomb was in the local Abbey. He had worked with the Catholic Church to maintain the vines originally planted in this area by ...