Senlis is a city in the northern French department of Oise, Hautes de France. Cute, medieval and charming. It offered us great peek into history: The monarchs of the early French dynasties lived in Senlis, attracted by the proximity of the Chantilly forest. Senlis is situated on the river Nonette. Senlis was known in early Roman imperial times as Augustomagus. During the 3rd century, a seven-meter […]
Our first stop was a brewery Beers and Cheeses of Chimay. We tasted samples of beers and decided to continue further.
We were driving to many pitoresque small belgian villagges filled with houses made of stone and detailed with flowers in pots. It was charmng to drive 30 km/h and enjoy all those things one can not see when driving from the high way.
Our second stop was Poteaupré and the abbey of monks. This Abbaye de Chimay, a small group of monks, during the summer of 1850 established themselves on the wild plateau of Scourmont near Chimay. Around the monastery, soon came a farm, a brewery, and a cheese plant famous today as well.
In the brewery, french brasserie we degustated the pyramide of beers and chimay cheeses.
As there was a small shop, we were even making our own way of shopping – a beer shopping! 🙂
From there and the city of Chimay, we continued towards France… towards the sunset and new adventures…