Travel Blogs from Montreuil-sur-Mer
... a few hours every day, then reopen in the afternoon. I was ready to come home and we have just spent the afternoon reading and relaxing, what a life.
6th June - Friday
Another lovely sunny day, without the wind. Russ went into town for a nice fresh baguette, I stayed and sat in the sun and did some sewing repairs. He got home to report a market in the town square, but I decided it was ...
... normal;">We had initially intended to visit Dunkirk but our late start put an end to that plan, We needed to purchase an external hard drive (not sure where mine disappeared to), mats to put under the bikes in the car and items "pour le pique-nique". We negotiated the irritating old man in the car park who seemed to have a line up of takers for our spot. He was annoyed that our appearance did not herald our departure. Instead it meant that we were carefully ...
... seemed to be all the forethought that they deemed to be necessary.
We ended up in an Aire in Berck-sur-Mer. From what I can see an Aire is just a fancy French name for a car park with some basic facilities for motor homes (yes the tour of the car parks of Europe continues).
It did turn out to be a really good find as we were right next to sand dunes and the beach, so with my constant demands for walks I managed to wear the pair of them ...
And OFF we go again!!
It was a much more easier Goodbye to everyone on the UK this time, knowing it wouldn't be so long till we were back.
Got down to Calais the night before to make for an easy passage the next day on the Ferry which was very quiet and non-eventful.
We didn't head too far on our first night, it was quite late and driving on ...
... produces spectacular views. Lots of camping cars stopping for mid morning break and admiring the view.
It's sunny as we arrive at the ferry terminal and queue to board. Once on the car deck, we are greeted by a lovely deckhand who told us that yesterday, they had to be towed out of harbour - but today was much better.
Other places to stay in Montreuil-sur-Mer
Place Gambetta, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $124
32, Place du General de Gaulle, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $91
21 Piere Ledent, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $99
4, chaussee des Capucins, Montreuil-sur-Mer | 3 star hotelfrom $167
La madeleine-sous-Montreuil, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $189
2, place de la Poissonnerie, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $121
2 Rue Petit Coquempot, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $116