Hostellerie de la Pointe Saint-Mathieu
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... arrived too early at the Raz. As the conditions were so good we decided to go through with the tide against us so we had to put the motor on to assist us getting through and not going backwards. As we sailed past the Raz it was a lovely feeling to think we didn't have to do this sail again as it can be very tidal. Once we passed the Raz we had a super sail to Audierne where we anchored for the night both very relieved and happy to have ...
... this photo to the girls they were over the moon.
We had a cracking sail to Brest marina and didn't take the sails down until we were in quiet waters. We moored up at 10.30am exactly 24 hours after leaving Falmouth, we were tired but happy to have arrived safely.
We will now stay here for a few days and visit our friends Mike and Jenny on their boat in Roscoff we will catch a bus tomorrow meanwhile chill now and have a cuppa.
So lovely to be back in France ...
... he managed to carry both bags inside and up the two flights of stairs to our room. We went for a walk to the walled city (the intra mouros) which was about 30mins walk from our hotel. It is full of restaurants, hotels and little boutiques. I bought a pair of pants in one of the boutiques there. We decided to stay there for dinner and went to a restaurant called the lion d'Or (golden lion). Our waiter was great - very helpful with the wine ...
... following the tram line. It was Sunday, so none of the shops were open. We ended up back at the market and bought some bread, tomatoes and avocado of lunch. In the late afternoon, we wandered around and found a little bar to have a drink at. We sat in the sun, enjoying a couple of beers and a delicious cheese platter with Rochford, Camembert and goats ...
... set menus and he went through and explained everything in both of them to us. I ordered from the cheaper menu which had a mixture of seafood and meat. My entree was amazing! It was a goats cheese mouse with salad and a piece of fish. For main I had the duck and beef, but they were both over cooked. For desert I had creme brulee - delicious, but I'd had so much food I couldn't finish it. Jillian ordered for the seafood ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility