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Jan 10th, 2016, 01:31 PM
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Cordes Sur Ciel Accommodation

We will travelling from the Pyrenees to the Dordogne early Sept. Will be having a one night stopover between the two and looking for accommodation close to or in Cordes if possible (2 rooms).
Any recommendations please?
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Jan 10th, 2016, 01:36 PM
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Hostellerie du Vieux Cordes.
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Jan 10th, 2016, 05:49 PM
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We spent two nights at La Maison au Puits a few years ago. This is a chambre d’hôtes at the foot of the hill. Wonderful hosts who were very welcoming and helpful. We especially enjoyed the table d’hôte dinner on our first night.
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Jan 10th, 2016, 07:25 PM
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Thanks StCirq and Kathy

Kathy, can I ask if there parking available on the property at La Maison au Puits?
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Jan 11th, 2016, 09:25 AM
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I think there was a public lot just down the street. We had a minivan and we would have needed parking... I'm a little fuzzy on what the arrangement was. You could email and ask.

We walked up the hill our second night to have dinner in the hilltop village.

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Jan 11th, 2016, 12:52 PM
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Thanks Kathy
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Jan 11th, 2016, 02:32 PM
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We didn't stay over night but we did dine at the top of the hill. Communal tables and met some lovely people except for one family and their nanny.
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Jan 12th, 2016, 05:47 AM
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I know the place Kathy stayed, and frankly, though it's darling, it's not ideally situated because you have to haul yourself up that steep hill one way or another to get to the old town, which is where you definitely want to be. There's a tourist bus, but that means adhering to a schedule and dealing with crowds in high season. The alternative is to walk - it's a huge hill and a big pain. Plus, the lower town is a bore, not where you want to end up at the end of the day.

The Hostellerie du Vieux Cordes will give you a pass to a private parking lot up on top of the hill, a 2-minute walk from the hotel. Everything you could possibly want to visit in Cordes is right outside the hotel on the main square - restaurants, shops, the old castle, everything.
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Jan 17th, 2016, 06:46 PM
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Thanks again for the comments and links
I am also thinking of Gaillac , so might check out places there as well.
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Jan 18th, 2016, 02:42 AM
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Gaillac is a bit of a snooze compared to Cordes. It's fun to tool around the surrounding vineyards, but the town itself doesn't have much to offer at the end of the day.
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Jan 25th, 2016, 12:59 AM
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Sorry, out of action for the last week.
Thanks StCirq for the information
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Jan 25th, 2016, 01:10 AM
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If you book at the Hostellerie du Vieux Cordes, which I agree is a wonderful place, (we have stayed there twice) ask for rooms overlooking the valley. They are a bit more quiet and have lovely views, particularly as sunset.
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