La Mere Poulard
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Terceiro dia fomos para o Monte St. Michel, lugar impressionante...
Logo cedo pegamos um metrô até a estação de Montparnasse, de lá embarcamos no TGV até Rennes e mais um ônibus até o Monte St. Michel...
Lugar é mágico, uma montanha de 80 metros no meio do nada e ainda sofre com o efeitos das marés diariamente... Pela manhã é …
... hour, then back down to earth and down to base camp.
I took a few photos and found Darius a tin of caramels, as requested.
Later in the evening Jonathan dashed over the bridge to the patisserie for a baguette to go with the remainder of our chicken and salad for dinner, and a slice if flan for afters. It has rained steadily all evening.
... chocolate sauce, confit orange and almonds for me. Again, yum! Followed by heart starting coffee. The little restaurant was full and more people kept coming, the rain was occasionally blowing under the awning, and it was getting chilly, so slipping down the steep cobbled street we came to our cosy little house. And so ends another day. ...
... caught a few words but no idea otherwise what her little stories were about. She gave us some little info cards in English, but Jonathan felt the need to buy a little book afterwards! There was an American couple as well, but mostly French visitors, old couples.
We didn't see the whole chateau, given it's still a private residence, just preserved rooms - a couple of bedrooms, lounge and dining, chapel and entrance hall, and up onto ...
... kilometres away from the castle. The following morning Dean and I went for an early morning run to enjoy the spectacular Mont St Michel. The castle is humongous and despite all the restaurants, hotels and cafes down the bottom section it still represents what it was like very long ago, and because we went so early we got to enjoy the place before all the large tourist groups arrived, very ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Mere Poulard Le Mont-St-Michel
Stop at Mere Poulard to see how the omelettes were made. There is a hypnotic rhythm to the way they beat the eggs for the omelettes.
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Historical Traveler Reviews La Mere Poulard Le Mont-St-Michel
We spent weeks researching our family trip to Paris and Normandy. When Grandad broke his foot two weeks before departure, we nearly cancelled our overnight on Mont-St-Michel. If we had, we would have missed what our boys consider one of the highlights of our summer adventure.
This hotel was very well presented and equiped. The rooms were nicely decorated and if you are lucky (and ask) you'll get a nice view from the hotel of the causeway and tides. The room was large and has all the amenities you would expect of a nice hotel (satellite TV with no English channel!)
We stayed here for a night in a room that cost only 100 Euros, which I consider an excellent value. The advice of everyone who said to try to find a place on the Mont was valuable, particularly in the summer when the abbey stayed open til 11:30 pm and you could explore the place with only a few dozen other people instead of a few thousand! The Mere Poulard was fine for our purposes, since we didn't plan to spend much time in the rooms. Clean, comfortable, with a bit of a view up the hill to the abbey, it was well worth the price.
We've just returned from Mont Saint Michel and I must agree with others that you're better off staying and eating outside the town and the Mont.
Loved the hotel
We reserved the lowest room fare. The room was small but comfortable and clean. Great location inside the island. Stayed for two nights, which gives you a little time to explore around the bay. Great breakfast not included and dinner at the restaurant is well worth the steep prices. Nightcap at the hotel bar is great.
Stayed at this hotel last week. Only stayed at Le Mont Saint Michel for one night, which should be enough. This is a very charming hotel. Rooms are very clean, spacious and cozy. Bathrooms are surprisingly big for a hotel in France, especially for this tiny island. There's a tub in the bathroom and a mini bar in the room. I stayed at the standard room which had 2 twin beds. There are pictures of all the famous people that have stayed at this hotel throughout the hotel and restaurant. I felt very safe at this hotel because you need a code to go inside each wing of the hotel. This hotel is next to the famous Mere Poulard Restaurant which is known for their omelettes. Restaurant is very pricey and I didn't really care for the food and neither my boyfriend.