Lully, Lyon, Le Lot, L’Atlantique and lots more... travel blog

About to set offfrim our B&B

Love these little buildings

The fig trees were loaded and starting to ripen. Yum!

And the plum trees were loaded too

Sign mark again

Puy L’Eveque

Lovely river scenes all day

Also passed lots of millet today

Sad as it may seem, I couldn’t resist this photo

Across another bridge

Finally a stop for coffee just outside Fumel This macaron was amazing....

Whilst at coffee shop we saw a man taking no risks- both...

Another lovely river scene

Time for lunch, and the amazing tomato given by last night’s host...

It was yellow in side with a delicious sweet fka our

Local wildlife outside our apartment

A walk back across bridge in villeneuve, for dinner

Villeneuve sur Lot is quite an interesting town p

A huge plate of pork for dinner

Wee joy the walk back to our apartment,after dinner


OHighlights

- probably my favourite day of cycling so far this trip.

- Great scenery,quiet roads, wonderful fruit

- Lots of walnut, fig and plum trees. And grapes of course

- Loved the fresh figs, then we came across the first of many plum orchards. Had to try some and they were the sweetest and nicest plums I’ve ever eaten. Picked 4 for lunch !

- Coffee stop at a wonderful bakery outside Fumel

- Lunch later in St Sylvestre next to river

- After lunch the route sign marking deteriorated greatly. Pity, it has been wonderful

Accommodation €71 for 2. Large apartment (AirBnb ) with a view over the chapel of the Penitents Blancs. Had to look up that religion!

-Walker into town centre for dinner

Distance Today:70 km Distance Total: 464km

Weather

Very cold when started 7C, but mid 20s from about 11 am

Food

Breakfastincluded in accommodation

-fruit salad, yoghurt, bread and homemade jams. Tea and coffee

Lunch

Picnic

Dinner €27pp

Drinks

Cod and vege millefeuille (T)

Pork chops and veges (P)

Ice-creams (both)

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