Grand Hotel de la Gare
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... ago, but didn't get to Utah Beach as it is separate from the others.
We had a lovely journey northwards and as the day went on the weather improved.
We tried not to repeat our journey down in May, but had to go around Laval, then through Ernee - a nice little town with lovely floral displays
. We then went round ...
... and hotter, and by the evening we had the usual thunderstorm. we had also found out that the forecast was for rain for the next few days.
The rain let up enough for us to go for a walk in the evening, but then started again and was still pouring down when we went to bed.
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 ...
... spent our first money on accommodation at the Aire close to the centre of town. Found the lawyer's office not too far away and she was in and said she could do it, so we said we'd go back the next morning when she has received instructions from NZ. We went for a couple of walks around town and were followed by a suspicious-looking blue-hooded character on one of them which everyone found quite exciting. After more heavy rain overnight it cleared up and we headed off back to ...