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Driving South from Paris

February 20, 2014

Some of our most enjoyable holidays have been when we hire a car and just drive wherever the whim takes us! On this occasion we had a booking in Sarlat in the Dordogne so we headed south from Paris, going through Lyon where we walked around for a while then kept driving until we arrived at a pretty medieval town called Beaugency, situated on the Loire River. We found an old Abbey converted to a hotel and stayed there in the monk’s cells . It was full of atmosphere and only a few minutes from the legendary Heritage listed bridge, and the old town full of alley ways and 10th century buildings.

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Statue of Joan of Arc in Lyon.

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The Cathedral in Lyon on a brisk November day.

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I love a French carousel.

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Wild ibix by the side of the road.

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Le Grand Hôtel L’Abbaye in Beaugency.

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The ceiling in the Hôtel.

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It was obviously autumn.

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The old medieval city of Beaugency.

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Men playing boules on the bank of the Loire River.

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The UNESCO Heritage Beaugency bridge spanning the Loire River.

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  1. Denise Hoath permalink
    February 20, 2014 10:09 pm

    What an eye you have for photography. We also love just driving around by ourselves. Love Denise x

    • February 21, 2014 4:33 am

      It’s the best way I think Denise – we love deciding directions etc on the spur of the moment. x

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