Hotel Escale Oceania Rennes Cap Malo
Travel Blogs from Rennes
Almost. Jonathan went to a museum in Lehon while I shopped for souvenirs in Dinan. We met under the clock tower at 12 and had lunch in a strange little cafe, quiche and salad followed by ice cream with salted caramel and Breton biscuits, washed down with coffee. Climbed the clock tower to look at the town from above, nearly fell off when the bell tolled ...
It had clouded over when we struck out up the hill. We read a few menus and then found a creperie which did just that, crepes - there are a lot of "creperies" here that seem to have very few crepes and a lot of frites and haches (chips and hamburgers) perhaps for the tourists from across the channel. We sat outside under the awning ...
... travelled. "Same", says I. Shook our hands when we left and wished us happy travels.
And for once we were home before 5pm. And it's taken me all the time since to write this. Jonathan has poured the red and shortly we'll spruce up and ascend to the town in search of dinner. Along the port here are predominantly Italian or oysters and mussels, and we'd like something else - not sure what. Seafood seems to be prime, being Brittany and summer.
We took the train to Rennes, the current capital of Brittany. It was a bit of a train ride getting there and as we approached the terminus we were a little bit disappointed with what we saw - modern buildings and high rises. Oh well we will just have to make the most of it.
We enjoyed some of the ...
... bread, meat and seafood. This one had that but was predominantly clothing - ladies tops and shoes, stripey Breton long sleeved t-shirts, hats and jewellery. We did a lap and then bought the makings of a pique-nique: a cooked chicken, lettuce and tomato, strawberries, peaches and apricots. We meandered back through a maze of lanes with leaning ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed