Travel Blogs from Laval
... outside enjoying the oysters but nothing could take away how great it was.
We had been into Fougeres a number of times and had not been that impressed, quite plain and a rather boring main street and square. However, after getting a map of the place, we discovered it had a wonderful original medieval part with gardens, a castle and a fort. Just a nice area to walk around and explore the sites. Typical half wooden buildings, narrow streets, streams and some ...
We made excellent progress today, sticking on main roads as much as possible. We again had lunch in the restaurant-tabac in Souligne-Flace but made the mistake of trusting in an unknown dish. Paul and I were served a sausage that was frankly repulsive. I ate a little but made the rest of lunch with my chips layed on pieces of bread.
Our destination was reached mid afternoon. The hotel and restaurant were closed so Martin ...
Today we started our 4 day trip to Le Mans and back.
We got started at 11am local time having disembarked from the Jersey to St.Malo ferry.
We had lunch in Pontorson and one or two coffee breaks along the way.
We got to Ernee and out hotel at around 7pm French time, exhausted. About 75 miles covered today.
The hotel had messed up our room booking but they managed to put us all in one room. We went out to try and buy some food ...
After two late nights in a row we slept in this morning. Before breakfast we spoke to Helen and Amelia via Skype which was great. We tried to explain the time difference between Australia an France and the different seasons we are experiencing to Amelia. Then after our croissant and coffee breakfast we set off for Mont Saint Michel just over the Brittany border in Normandy.
We had visited here 15 years ago and while the Mont remains the ...
... garden was beautiful. Caterers had set up a marque with seats and tables, decorated in the same decor as the wedding. There was plenty of delicious food and dessert to finish. But.. It's was bloody cold!! All us Aussies were freezing and keen to get inside. We headed home, played some cards and went to the Creperie for dinner before an early night. What a ...
Other places to stay in Laval
22 Rue De La Paix, Laval | Hotelfrom $77
Route de FougÃ¨res, Laval | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Boulevard des Trappistines, Laval | Hotelfrom $70
8, Avenue Robert Buron, Laval | 2 star hotelfrom $75
102, avenue Robert Buron, Laval | Hotelfrom $127
6, Rue de la Halle aux Toiles, Laval | Hotelfrom $144