Brit Hotel - Au Relais du Vern
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I went for a run along the pedestrian pathway that was marked on the map we were given. This took me along the waterfront, past the castle and over the pedestrian only bridge. This part of Brest is quite pretty. After breakfast we went to the market outside the hotel. It was the same as the other markets we'd been to in France. Afterwards, we went for a ...
Today we went to Le Conquet and Ile Molene. Le Conquet is about 40 minutes drive from Brest and is a quaint little fishing Port. Jillian had booked us on a Ferry to Molene from La Conquet at 11am returning a 5pm. Unfortunately (or fortunately as it turned out), she had made the booking for July instead of June. The company did not operate in June, but the guy was really helpful and give us a refund. He was excited that we ...
... not much to see but it is a convenient stopping place. Found the fishmongers and picked up a lobster for dinner.
Next day wandered back into town and completed a bit more provisioning including buying another lobster, crab claws, languastines and oysters. Much much cheaper than eating out in the restaurants. We're leaving that for dishes we don't normally eat or cook.
... the end moored up on the visitors pontoon.
There are quite a number of British boats here either waiting for the right tides for which ever way the are going in or for the right wind conditions for going through the Chanel du Four. We are one of the latter - which currently looks like Thursday to be the best for us.
We wandered around the marina checked out the restaurant menus and then sat back in the cockpit doing not much - much like everyone else.
We left Treguier and followed the Rose Granite coast and picked up a visitors buoy in Port Blanc. We didn't venture into the village, just stayed on board and relaxed. I retuned the TV box and strangely enough got no French TV but all English stations including freeview. it was nice to see the news (mostly focussed on D-Day (beaches which we had passed a few days earlier)).
There wasn't much swell so we had a fairly comfortable night, although there was a pretty ...
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking