Travel Blogs from Pornichet
Getting to St Nazaire is easy by car from Nantes, where this is a small airport that most European budget airlines use. Take the N165?N161 from Nantes or Rennes. St Nazaire railway station is on the main route from most major cites, such as Paris, Lyon, Lille and Strasbourg and used both regional and TGV trains. Hotels range in price from three star at £65 per night to five star at £113 per night.
13 miles (cycling)
Hurray! Sunny today. Decided to cycle to Le Gois this morning ready for low tide at 9:53 to see what it was like. On the way, we saw two otters ahead of us playing on the cycle path. As we neared the causeway, we could see cars parked at the side and probably about a hundred people raking like mad on the sand. We guessed they were looking for cockles or oysters.
We had a pedal to the first corner of ...
11 miles (cycling)
Weather this morning dull and overcast.
We decided to go north to do the bike tracks we missed out the other day, calling in to the market at La Gueriniere on the way.
Nothing too exciting – just another day at L'Herbaudiere.
Back to Les 2 Entrees Cotes for dinner tonight. ...
... were now cycling into a very strong headwind – pedalling like mad and getting nowhere. We called in at Camping du Midi at Plage du Midi to have a look at the competition.
We were quite surprised to find that this was also an “Original” campsite as is ours and they even had the same kind of tents and tipis as our campsite. It was bigger than our campsite and ...
... tonight. They were closed last night too! It’s not too much to expect a restaurant to be open in July on a tourist island is it??
Had showers while outside the weather was closing in fast – high winds and heavy rain. We debated about where to go and eat and decided the quickest place would be the campsite restaurant – a 2-minute run away.
We fell in through the door, soaking wet ...