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It rains a lot in Normandy. That's why they have such lush grass and amazing dairy products. I just would have liked it to be a little less windy and wet today.
Today was a public holiday in France (Pentecost) so there was no early train to catch. Instead we caught cabs to our next destination. Leah, Peta, Francky and I travelled in a very nice …
... tidal flat and at certain times it is possible to walk all the way from the man land to the island over the silt flats While we were there it was a tidal equinox (?)- yes I am going to have to look that up too- which meant that the water was very high and made it an extremely popular time to visit as the water surrounds the island.
The building took over 60 years as it was built of granite, sourced from nearby islands, ...
... tapestry, depicting the 1066 war, Harold being defeated by William the Conquerer, very old and interesting. A lot of American tourists around as well. After lunch went to find the car, but didn't know where it was!! one hour later we found it after re-tracing our steps.
Then off to Arromanches, D Day beach, this one significant with the Churchill artificial harbour constucted for the D - Day landings. Some of it ...
Today we decided to have a bit of a rest day as tomorrow we are off to EuroDisney. So we just potted around the local area. Which meant going shopping and eating. Strangely we seem to enjoy supermarket shopping. We had dinner at the cafe next door. Duck in a Bierce sauce. I was a bit dubious that I'd like it, but it was yummy. Our second best meal in ...
Today we ventured to Mont Saint Michel. The weather left a lot to be desired but at least it wasn't raining or too cold while we were there. The view as you approach is amazing. You have to park a fair ways away, but they have a free shuttle service to take you there. The actual causeway area is getting redone so it's looks dreadful which detracts from your initial close up of the island. Once you're past that thought it is beautiful. As with most things in our France trip ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
A family run hotel which is 4km from Mont St Michel. There are rooms and chalets available.
The rooms are large and comfortable but need better curtains.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.