Travel Blogs from Chatelaillon-Plage
... watching people scramble for the available spaces wben the gate opens. Joke of the day from here -what's the difference between England and a teabag - the tea bag stays in the cup longer. Having a great time - ian's navigating saves the day - more on the blog tomorrow -signing off-ian or have you guessed already ...
... Bordeaux we had a short trip to the next France Passion site, this time a vineyard specialising in Bordeaux wines. These French Passion sites are wonderful as they are often tucked away in the middle of nowhere. Trouble is they are often not easy to find even with GPS. The ones rr we are at tonight we found by accident as we were heading for one further down the road and asked for directions. They said we should stay with them as theirs was better! The house was 300 years old and ...
We women have also developed a rating system for the French public toilets, many of which have some of the necessities, but not many of which have them all. A toilet is rated 5 out of 5 if it has: a toilet seat (you would be surprised how many of them don't come with one as standard), toilet paper, soap, water and hand drying facilities. So far we have not found many that tick all the boxes! ...
... at an Aire on the beach at Ile de Re (an island off La Rochelle) and it was gorgeous. White sands and 27 degrees. Wandering the beach we suddenly became aware that clothing was optional and we appeared to be the only ones wearing any! Tomorrow we head for Cognac. Just as I thought we had good coverage it disappeared again but I will post what I have done so far without some of the pictures I would have liked to put in so that there is something to ...
It was a relatively short drive from Brantome to La Rochelle, with the majority of the drive on very good secondary roads through pretty forests and farm land. So although we started late after the tour of the abbey we still made it to our hotel by two o'clock. To be frank I didn't know a great deal about La Rochelle beyond that it was on the seaside and that it had some towers protecting the old port. Our host, Eric gave us some old (circa 2008) tourist maps ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel d'Orbigny Chatelaillon-Plage
Other places to stay in Chatelaillon-Plage
La Falaise, Chatelaillon-Plage | 2 star hotelfrom $112
1 Place Saint Marsault, Chatelaillon-Plage | 2 star hotelfrom $78
69 Boulevard De La Mer, Chatelaillon-Plage | Hotelfrom $88
La Falaise, Chatelaillon-Plage | Hotelfrom $130