Château De Saint Blaise
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... to check out the nearest boulangerie for tomorrows croissant and the local supermarket where we bought a bargain bottle of gold medal winning wine for only £3.60 to toast our first night in France.....happy days!
The campsite is brilliant, we have a huge pitch with hedging on 3 sides for privacy, there is every amenity you could wish for including wifi and free use of the sauna, and all for only £12 per night!
... the D-Day landings.
The cemetery is the biggest and grandest of all the cemeteries that we visited - well it is American isn't it! Its location is on a cliff overlooking Omaha Beach.
To describe it simply - it is magnificent.
After getting through the stringent security checks, X-ray machine, wand etc, we spent some time in the Normandy Visitor Centre much of which is ...
I first visited Vale do Lobo 23 years ago and have returned every year, bar one. 14 years ago we spent an indulgent couple of months there, between jobs, during which time we investigated the possibility of making Vale do Lobo our full time base and running a business from there. Although we didn’t follow it through then, I have never given up on the hope of retiring there. In 1995 I was asked to write an article on Vale do Lobo for a magazine. So, 14 years on, are ...
Today, one of the longest days in history, also one of the longest days of my trip, (I may have planned it that way...) is the day I have been waiting for since I was little. History was made on this very ground just 70 years ago. Not many people are still alive to tell the tale hence why this is the last major celebration. However, the sacrifices will never be forgotten. 2.5 million men invaded these shores to provide liberty and relief from tyranny for so many ...
... we arrived at Barfleur, a sleepy fishing village near Cherbourg; the name fishing village says it all, you guessed it: an evening in a nice restaurant eating mussels in cheese cream. Barfleur…where time has slowed down and the tide had ran out causing the entire fleet of boats and smaller ships to rest on the waterless harbour floor.
(there is around 6 meters difference between high and low tide in this ...
Other places to stay in Bricquebec
4, Cours du Chateau Interieur des Remparts, Bricquebec | 3 star hotelfrom $119