After several days of “coming and going” of “research bees” around a hole 7m above the ground, the Queen and all her colony suddenly arrived and entered the attic to settle down. As a “Public area”, for security reasons, we could not keep this swarm at its location. Two options were presented to us: Either […]
We have been delighted to welcome the team and the actors for the shooting of a film… La Tonnellerie was selected for having remained open for part of the Covid19 containment and for its seriousness in the implementation of the health protocol. The film, shot at the end of confinement, aimed to show that the […]
ACCOMMODATING AND FEEDING TRAVELERS … In these times of reflection around “the Essential”, these few words could sum up our job, the origin of our job as hotelier, innkeeper … This is why, after the barrier gestures have been identified by the public services, it seemed important to us to remain open. Not with the […]
A big pheasant, confortable in the garden, very close to the terrace! Sologne forest is certainly not far, but still!
In the rooms, STOP the welcoming mineral water system, waste generator! It’s been 15 years that we are loyal to our mineral water supplier but … times are changing! And, dear Guests, you often mentioned to us that it was an not-ecological habit in our ecolabel hotel. So, for your welcome in the room, to […]
This letter has left La Tonnellerie in 1902, here it is back 116 years later! It is magic to imagine the person sat somewhere in our house, writing the address on the envelope! We are delighted to have found this envelop as well as an invoice of the ” house of wines ” that was […]
An unusual visitor yesterday evening in the garden! So many things happening under the leaves of the old Chestnut tree! Enregistrer
We prepare for you a surprise in the garden for the 2018 season! To follow on this blog the next few weeks to see the new arrangements close to the swimming pool! See you soon!
Our building (19th century) requires a particular attention for roofs and chemineys. Our roofer ” LB couverture” uses now on a drone to go very quickly and in complete safety as closely as possible to the roof. Impressive pictures but especially very interesting to anticipate the maintenances or the eventual works to be planned (chimney-sweeping, […]
The winter 2018 reserved a beautiful show with important snowfalls for our region during one week. Very fortunately, after this period of surprise, enjoyment and pleasure to observe an unusual show “at every corner of street”, the sun and the dry weather made its return! The beauty of our river the Loire becomes again now […]