Chateau du Plessis Anjou
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... says it has the biggest medieval chateau in Europe - but funnily we didn't catch sight of it! we then picked up the A84 free motorway from Rennes to Caen, so we sneaked into Brittany as well as Normandy.
By the time we arrived at Le Cormoran , you've guessed it - it had started to rain again!.
This is a 5* all singing, ...
Another lovely day, so we tidied ourselves up a bit for a walk into the town of La Fleche. There is a footpath leading from the camp over a tributary of the Loir and then over the main river and into town, past two big mills
La Fleche is a pretty little riverside town. It ...
When we arrived at La Fleche we settled in and went for a nice stroll by the river after dinner.
There were lots of British vintage TR4's, MG's and other sports cars at the campsite. - some carefully loaded in enclosed trailers.
It is quite near to Le Mans and they go there for track days.
... just down the road...which really means about 20 mins away. It is a huge market town on the banks of the Loire with views of a beautiful chateau that is now a 5* hotel and restaurant. We didn't buy anything, but it was fun looking at the local wares, the live chickens and meat stalls. After lunch we visited the Cointreau distillery, with Anjou being the home of Cointreau. Wow, what a great afternoon. We actually went into the distillery, and learned about ...
... path, through more vineyards, stunning scenery, and a few massive hills (everyone's least favourite part of the journey). Eventually, we had to begin the return journey in order to get the bikes back to the store on time. The return journey was no less scenic than the first time through, it truly was a great experience.
Arriving back at François we played a game from Finland that was a mix between boche and bowling, it was really fun. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking