Grand Palais Excelsior & SPA
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... then visited the wonderful Picasso Museum in the old chateau. Back around the coast, through Nice again & on to Villefranche-sur-Mer, where our first stop was the tiny 16th century Chapelle Saint-Pierre, decorated by Jean Cocteau.
Treated ourselves to a glass of wine at a quay-side café, then drove the final short sector to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Lovely seaview from our comfy modern room at Hotel Victoria, braved the rain to go next-door to friendly casual Italian ...
... like a top holiday spot in good weather with lots of hiking, swimming, camping options throughout the area.
Besides...who goes to an amazing canyon and only sees it by bus? We did...well no...almost.
One saving grace was a 30minute stop in cute village with an interesting patisserie.
... some vegetables (by day 4). After walking around trying to find and failing to find a 'healthy' quick snack that wasn't pizza or white bread roll or pastry...we succumbed to a restaurant meal - a Nicoise Salad each - 14 Euro each...thats like $23 for a salad! Ridiculous. Was a nice salad I must say ha!
The photos really don't do this place justice. And yes...I really wanted to swim...maybe another time.
... dark clouds looming, a bit windy and a little bit cooler than when the sun was out. But we had our beach gear, this was our only free day and I wanted to swim. It certainly wasn’t bad weather at this point, just not the weather many Europeans would choose to swim in.
We found a nice sheltered beach area, sheltered due to its position and a few man made rocky groynes which kept the waves out. It was a paid beach ...
... the team manager had given us. The village has a tradition of setting out "creches" for the holidays. Read this website if you're intrigued by the word creche - it's not too long, and actually interesting: http://www.beyond.fr/themes/luceram-cre che.html
Being able to visit a medieval village as a day trip? Honestly, it's so mind-blowing. However, in true Kelly-Conor fashion, we decided to stop for nachos at the Irish Pub on our way home. It was a pretty good day :)