Domaine de l'Hostreiere
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Its our last day.Up at 5.30 We moved pitch last night, so we're on the main drive up to the chateau, so that we don't disturb anyone when we drive off.
Arrive at Ouistreham in good time and have our breakfast, while waiting in the ferry queue.
Its high tide and windy, so the ...
... and built of granite.
There were several MH's there and we guessed that some were 'wild camping'. The phare was due to open at 2pm but after our 15k bike ride the day before I didn't fancy climbing hundreds of steps up....... and then down again!
We turned westwards and made our way around the Cherbourg ringroad - or more or ...
... the other way, either! Hey ho!
We stopped first at a French memorial, where a volunteer was painting one of the vehicles on display.
Then we went on to the main memorial. It was very busy, and we noticed a lot ...
Today was such a sad day yet a joyous one as I said goodbye to my French family and joined me lads. We talked over breakfast my plans and everything and I would have gotten a picture with them but one of the kids had a school emergency so they had to leave! I still have their airbnb picture though! I drove to the train station to pick up me lads and after a few attempts to get into the parking area, I succeeded and found them! It feels great to speak English the ...
After breakfast this morning, we went to the American Cemetery. This memorial is maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission. The land was given to America at no cost and no taxes by the French government. We had an excellent guided tour of the grounds by an English woman. She told us the story of several American servicemen, with details about their past, their role in the war and their fate. Some of them were not ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDomaine de l'Hostreiere Colleville-sur-Mer
Our stay was wonderful and we were surprised to have our own little chalet room. It was large and beautifully appointed and central to everything. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a place in this area.
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