Le Chateau du Clair de Lune
Travel Blogs from Biarritz
... br> To get to the beach we had a delightful walk along side the river and a lagoon with egrets and turnstones picking over the falling tides left overs. The walk was planted with a blaze of late summer flowers and it was heavenly to stroll along in the morning sun.
Arriving at the beach, an extensive area of sand with atlantic rollers spewing onto the beach we decided to explore the rocks at one end. Walking along we see a magnificent building which we discover used to be ...
During the planning stage of the trip Jo asked if I thought staying at a Surf Hostel on the southern coast of France was a good idea. The hostel offered bed, breakfast, board and bike. Images of Hamish & Al carving up the waves in the morning and riding the Tour de Biarritz in the afternoon abounded - "Sounds like a plan." Well, we leave here this morning and we have availed ourselves of the bed and breakfast each ...
On our way to Biarritz we stopped for a night in Bordeaux to break the trip up. There was no time for more wine tasting but we managed to explore the little city which was very pretty. The wine regions around Bordeaux seem smaller and more privately owned with not as much history as Burgundy so I was glad we chose Burgundy instead. Driving into Biarritz we passed through the small surf town of Hossegor so Tom could check the surf. There was a small wave but it was quite windy and chilly. ...
... to ensure marriage within one year to women who drink from it. We didnt see anyone drinking.The nearby cathedral built in the late 1800s has the most awesome setting I have ever seen with the dramatic mountains behind, and although it is beautifully simple inside, we wonder why it should have been built so large and ornate on the outside. Who will it accommodate up here so many miles from the villages? Why not ...
... about other people taking huge carry-on luggage again - now I know why!
I was absolutely exhausted after our late morning/early afternoon out and much of the rest of the day was spent blogging, and resting. We hadn't been down to the beach today so in the evening after dinner we rugged up a bit and headed there, to find that we were virtually the only people around. With the few clouds above us turning slightly pink, it was a beautiful sight.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking