Trois jours in Sancerre

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On the way to our ‘lil gite…
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Hang drying linen.
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Fence leading to baby corn and wheat fields.
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Dog house.
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Laffy keeping cool under the tree.
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My fist attempt at sun bathing. Too Hot!
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Let’s play ball!
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On the first tier of Sancerre hill.
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Fist Tier
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Our parking spot view.
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First wine tasting offering. Almost all businesses were closed due to the heat wave.
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Centre
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So we took in the views instead…
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Love these!
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Practicing my macro.
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Justin did manage a wine tasting here on Sunday.
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On the hunt for drinks and dinner…
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Closed
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Closed
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The citys monochromatic look, my fav. 
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Music scheduled here but turned out to be a poetry jam.
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I’m falling for florals!
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Hey Honey, walk by…
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Teal
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That font though…
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Next to the Sancerre Museum.
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Light post love
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Ivy dreams
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Stopped here for pre-dinner drinks https://www.panoramic-hotel.fr/
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Keeping cool at https://www.panoramic-hotel.fr/
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Taste Bar at https://www.panoramic-hotel.fr/
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Our way out to the car…
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Lawn decor made simply cute!
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The gate to the gite.
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Horse head anyone?
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The other gite for rent
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Resident horses
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Driveway out
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Another part of the property for a camper.
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The stairs leading away from the camper back to our gite.
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Show me the way Laffy!
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From the driveway…
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Laffys a great watch dog!
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Morning sun!
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Little shed with washing machine.
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Property decor
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Our evening walk…
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Wheat fields in golden hour…
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Another view to the gites…
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There he goes again; leading the way…
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Heading up the driveway…
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Across from the tourist info center.
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Sunday at the Sancerre Museum
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View from the church.
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From on top Tour des Fiefs.
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Tour des Fiefs, panoramic views.
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Yep, self timing action!
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This dog! A couple joking, “we should charge 25 euros!”
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Pastel
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Blue crush
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Blocked
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Hello car!
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The boutique was over priced! Nicest Lady though…
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Keeping cool
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Side view
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The other gite. Empty throughout our stay.
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Some gite decor and insect infestation!
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Wine, Wine & What Else?

Bordeaux, Bordeaux Clairet, Bordeaux Rose (most rare) Bordeaux Superier and Cremant de Bordeaux are all wine variants produced exclusively in France’s wine region, (and yes you guessed it) Bordeaux! With several regional areas harvesting grapes and producing distinct elements for wine, you’re able to attend wine school or oenological weekends with visits to vineyards for wine-tastings to over 100 hundred chateaus. Taught by the Romans, Bordeaux began wine making at around 500bc and remains the leading wine manufacturer in the world today!

Booking with Ophorus Excursions & Tours in France, we selected the, Classified Growths of Margaux. A half day tour to Margaux appellation where we wine tasted at Chateau Dauzac and Chateau Desmirail, with a brief visit to the world-famous Chateau Margaux. We had a english-speaking guide who was very informative throughout our tour while driving us through the countryside in a 8 person caravan to our destinations.

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Eglise Notre Dame & Saint Catherine Slideshow Gallery

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Bordeaux areas of interest

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Les Grands Hommes

My four night stay in Bordeaux also included bike excursions and street nook explorations, antiquing, (found a replacement bar cart! Like the one I had here…..) and both comfort foods and fine dining experiences with wine, wine and, what else? Wine.

These photos briefly sum up my trip to Bordeaux! Thanks for viewing my pictures and sharing in my adventures!

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Jardin botanique de Bordeaux