Chateau de Pont-Rilly
Travel Blogs from Normandy
... back on the main road and easily find our next site at Chateau de Martragny. We get a very warm and informative welcome and soon get settled on a pitch with good TV reception (there are lots of trees) and a good free internet connection -success!
Perhaps we'll have another go at Bayeux tomorrow - our very last full ...
... loads of bottles - 3 car boot fulls
As it was still early we decided not to stay at the Aire but to carry on up the peninsula and then down the other side.
We had a quick look at Barfleur - like a typical Cornish fishing village , and then made a detour to the Phare at Gatteville. Like most French lighthouses this one is ...
... which was a man-made port. Lots of Canola flowers, and we grabbed a snack from the snack truck (they had a cute water bowl for dogs). We didn’t stay too long.
Then, it was back on the bus to go to Juno Beach, the Canada beach. After spending a few minutes there, we were on our way back to Paris. The drive was really nice, lots of Canola flowers, sheep, cows, horses and donkeys. It was ...
... Rouen's main square is beautiful, with a statue of Jeanne D' Arc at the place of her execution and a ship-like church, surrounded by old wooden houses. We have our first petit-crem coffee and quiche lorraine, before we walk on to Rouen's impressive cathedral. Walking on the river promenade, we return to our car and drive on to Etretat. Etretat lies on Normandy's northen sealine and offers a truly unique scenery with its white rock formations. We climb the pathway all ...
... Utah beach. We did a tour around it, which stood original bunkers, guns, trenches, and look outs. The Germans buried the Mazey battery in order to conceal the evidence of the war. It was later discovered by a war enthusiast who brought the sections of land hoping to find it. After years of excavation, it is now a tourist attraction. Pretty cool.
We visited the US cemetery on our tour. It is beautifully kept. At the entrance you are met with a semicircular garden at the east side of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking