Travel Blogs from Nevers, France

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Steady day in the sun., Nevers, France travel blog

Steady day in the sun.

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... to carry all of their stuff! Polly said I have been grumpy today (she is putting it down to my bad knees).  Reached Nevers and made a good decision to stay there even though we had only done 46 miles.  Lovely lady at the campsite only charged a ...

Los Canales Frances/The French Canals, Nevers, France travel blog

Los Canales Frances/The French Canals

A travel blog entry by amandawaldo

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... y pasamos por muchos locks y hemos hecho una seleccion de lo mejor de esos lugares que incluyen ciudades como Nevers y Digouin. Nos relajamos mucho bebiendo buenos vinos y comiendo deliciosos quesos franceses (que inevitiblamente nos ayudo a subir de ...

Burgundy, Nevers, France travel blog

Burgundy

A travel blog entry by ianh

We arrived at Nevers on Sunday evening after a four hour drive from Paris, only to find everything closed. We got a Pizza but couldn't scrounge any provisions for breakfast, so had to feast on cashew nuts next morning. The farmhouse we stayed in is deep ...

Rollercoaster Day, Nevers, France travel blog

Rollercoaster Day

A travel blog entry by phyllisandpaul

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... began to rain, which made things difficult. We did some shopping and then found a campground in Fourchambault, just north of Nevers. Most unfortunately, the owner of this place, which looked nice enough, was drunk when we arrived along with a Dutch ...

On our way to Paris, Nevers, France travel blog

On our way to Paris

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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Not too much to write about today because we spend 2/3 of the day driving, yes we are on the road to Paris. It is only about 650km from Millau but we decided to take a couple of days to get there. Basil Garmin took us through high waters and down dales ...

I don't think I've gone round the twist yet,, Nevers, France travel blog

I don't think I've gone round the twist yet,

A travel blog entry by i_could_walk

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... the river Aller. The vertical drop of the lock was huge; maybe 40 feet. But the towpath provided a nice alternative route into Nevers. Definitely feeling the effort by now the last 10 km went on forever but finally I rejoined the Loire. The shortcut is ...

Nevers, Nevers, France travel blog

Nevers

A travel blog entry by bruce-abernethy

... seat) watching movies on the iPad. Perhaps their fondest memories of Europe will be "Alvin and the Chipmunks"! So we got to France, no problems. Got a cab from the station to the Peugeot office, no problem. Found our car and began our orientation, no ...

Au revoir Loire a Velo, Nevers, France travel blog

Au revoir Loire a Velo

A travel blog entry by themaggiej

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... brass marker to signify the start or end of your journey. We took a few photos, enjoyed the moment then headed off towards Nevers. Not far from Cuffy we rejoined the Lateral Canal and crossed the Loire via a canal bridge for the run into ...

Nevers, Nevers, France travel blog

Nevers

A travel blog entry by jan.minten

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Hallo, daar ben ik alweer, Vanmorgen vroeg op de camping vertrokken. 7.00 uur opstaan en om half acht bij de plaatselijke Tabac-Bar koffie gekocht. Bij de bakker wat brood gekocht en dat bij de bar weer opgegeten. Om 8.00 uur op stap. Een redelijke mooie ...

The pointed city., Nevers, France travel blog

The pointed city.

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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Saturday 28th June 2014 We woke up to grey skies and rainfall the kind that helps to fill the reservoirs and canals.  The weather forecast had said showers and possible thunder.  John (with his bike out of action due to a puncture) had to go ...

FRANCE, Nevers, France travel blog

FRANCE

A travel blog entry by canadianmade

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... laughing. We had ambitious plans for ourselves that morning, we wanted to make a lot of head way to Paris, unfortunately driving in France BLOWS! The tolls are insane..we spent more in two hours driving in France than the whole of Italy..plus you pay ...

Never say

Never say "Nevers"...

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07

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Never say "Nevers"...without thinking "charming"! Our friends Jen and Jim (of the bike-riding France fame) had recommended Nevers as a follow-up to Magny-les-Villers, still in the Burgundy region, but right on the western boundary. Packing up the Duster ...

Train to Nevers - Day 3, Nevers, France travel blog

Train to Nevers - Day 3

A travel blog entry by sydandval

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... the end carriage of the 14:15 train to Nevers which had two places for bikes (being a regional train not an express). Arriving at Nevers at 16:45 (I was surprised that we had made the planned connections all the way) we took the luggage one piece at a ...

Nevers, Nevers, France travel blog

Nevers

A travel blog entry by connielu

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... been through a meat grinder. Before long, however, we were back on the road and on our way to the first show in Nevers. It was really quite astounding. The show was at Cafe Charbon. Unfortunately the show was in an adjoining room so I couldn't see ...

Nevers-the last day of the  Loire a' Velo, Nevers, France travel blog

Nevers-the last day of the Loire a' Velo

A travel blog entry by scotty1957

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... Cuffy, we stopped at a small cafe on the banks of the Canal Lateral. While Cuffy marks the end of the Loire a Velo Trail, Nevers is the nearest large town and forms the natural end to our cycle tour. It is an historic  town. After crossing the ...

Quelques jours avec notre ami Michel Lacour, Nevers, France travel blog

Quelques jours avec notre ami Michel Lacour

A travel blog entry by janon

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... séjour! Ensuite, avant Nevers, un autre pont-canal (Guétin) et une double écluse gigantesque. Puis la ville de Nevers - d'où était Mitterand. l'empreinte socialiste s'y fait sentir dans le nom des rues, des places et des édifices nouveaux. Nous ...

1500 Km - the Victory Lap!, Nevers, France travel blog

1500 Km - the Victory Lap!

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... kind of way and turned out to be the perfect place to kick back for a couple of days. Like so many places in France, Nevers has experienced many traumatic events. Juius Caesar made it a depot for supplies and horses in 52 BC but treacherous allies seized ...

The waiting game!, Nevers, France travel blog

The waiting game!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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Sunday 29th June 2014 The locks would be opened at 9.30 and 10.30 so we set off from the port at 9am ready for the 9.30 lock.  When we got there, there were already 3 other boats waiting so we knew we would have to wait and go second.  As soon ...

All Roads Lead to Nevers, Nevers, France travel blog

All Roads Lead to Nevers

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... - the town, the commune, the départment, the region. But that's the way the cycling path goes. I think the town of Nevers deserves better though. We found our way to the main square in Nevers where we had had a celebratory lunch last year when we ...

Chantelle/Vichy/Camper service station, Nevers, France travel blog

Chantelle/Vichy/Camper service station

A travel blog entry by lanceandkyle

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Well we made it through the night without being gassed and robbed so it was time to move on. It wasn't long before we were in the Champagne region, which I never realised was so beautiful: Dotted with pretty little villages and countless Champagne ...

Part One - Handcross- Nevers, Nevers, France travel blog

Part One - Handcross- Nevers

A travel blog entry by merlotmonster

... in each car, we managed to solit the convoy in half around the outskirts of the Paris ringroad! It was a long drive to Nevers (around 6 hours) but eventually all made it to the first campsite with only 15 mins between us all. Set up camp in a ...

Richting België via Normandië., Nevers, France travel blog

Richting België via Normandië.

A travel blog entry by fernand.ooms

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... dat hier op de camping mijn naaste buren waren. Toch weer de snelweg genomen tot een eindje voorbij Valence. Via Saint-Etienne verder richting Nevers. Het was aangenaam arriveren hier op de camping 20 meter van de Loire. Een laatste maal slapen in de tent ...

Via Morvan en Bourgondie naar Huis, Nevers, France travel blog

Via Morvan en Bourgondie naar Huis

A travel blog entry by fernand.ooms

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... (bier voor de niet kennners). Maar wel uit de hevige wind. In de late namiddag nog drie Compostelafietsers aangekomen. In Nevers wil blijkbaar iedereen een tussenstop maken. Is trouwens een pracht van een camping met perfect sanitair. Deze morgen was het ...

We made it!, Nevers, France travel blog

We made it!

A travel blog entry by fraussies

We finally made it back around 10pm and thankfully the heaters were on in the Sauna as it was bloody cold! We'll be here for a few days so it is time to relax and sleep-in! ...

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