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TravelPod Member ReviewsMillett Guesthouse Carcassonne
This is a lovely quaint French guest house. Very central to everything and very quiet. A lovely little court yard to sit and chillax in
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All slept in this morning and then headed down for late breakfast. It was quite a surprise to see this elaborate table set up for us underneath the chandelier. Baguettes, croissants and petite pain au chocolat were all enjoyed. Kids then spent some time playing with the grandson of the hotel owners (who was 13months old and enjoying the spectacle of our crazy 3) while Vance packed up the car. We wandered down to the UNESCO ...
... where cars park on both sides of the road. Then Cesseras has a narrow little hill which is made narrower by parked cars and then 8 km climbing uphill round hairpin bends. The road is just slightly wider than a single track! But we arrived to be greeted effusively by Jeanne, who gossiped rapidly in French, some of which I understood. A lovely pitch - plenty of space and pretty flat. And the heavens opened. ...
... was knocked off, there was a small motorboat that collected the lance and shield. The jouster had to swim to shore though. On one team, there was fat jouster, whom we all thought was going to get knocked off and make a big splash. What actually happened was much more funny. He beat three opponents in a row, and deciding it was too easy to win, he went and got a beer and watched the water jousting from the shore. ...
... a ridge. Although known as cathar castles, and it is certainly true that the castles here were a refuge against Simon de Montfort and the Albigensian Crusade. The castle ruins however were largely built after the crusade, the originals having been destroyed. Was nice to be walking up through the countryside past numerous purple irises and spring flowers. Craig and Dave spotted a snake on the walk back down. Saw ...
... town that is dominated by a
castle and which has attracted many artists over the years due to its quality
of light. The town is most famously associated with the Fauvist art
movement, fauvist translating as wild beasts. The most notable proponents
to have graced Collioure were Matisse and Derain but other artists such as
Picasso and Braque have also been attracted to the town. There are reproductions of some of the fauvist
works painted ...