Hotel La Granitiere
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... were late. The whole city came out to wave us good bye! Children were shouting "Bon Voyage" as we were thrusting off. It was Ventura's first call at Cherbourg! I was stood with a Welsh flag so I could try and spot myself in some photos! Overnight we were doing laps of the English Channel as the captain had allowed 14 hours to cover a 4 hour journey. Neither of us slept very well and at around 2am we could hear the collection of ...
Gong to the D day landing beaches. Learnt a lot about D day and travelled to all 5 beaches (gold, Juno, sword, Omaha, Utah) that it occurred on. Very amazing places and it was really great to also watch original footage of it and learn of the strategies used in the Second World War. Also visited Pegasus Bridge which was occupied by the Nazis until the Allies took it back as part of Operation Overlord. Had a lovely lunch consisting of ham and cheese ...
... and monastery that was built to honor the Archangel Michael, located on the border of Brittany and Normandy. The beautiful feat of architecture is simply amazing! Mont St-Michel is a vision between Heaven and Earth.
The origins of Mont St. Michel can be traced back to a legend that has
the Archangel ...
... entire length of the footpath we took was a German trench, now overgrown with ivy, grass and poppies, but still clearly visible. We also found several concrete bunkers and a massive fort where the British commandos fought a heroic (and ultimately, victorious) battle against the Germans. It felt good to stretch our legs and breathe in the fresh ocean air and the kids had a ...
We got up early this morning and had breakfast at the Chambre d'hotes. The couple that owns this farm are so nice! The lady served us our breakfast and told us that she and her husband bought this farm two years ago and fixed it up. She showed us before and after photos, and it was amazing to see how much work they have done. The photos showed a crumbling and partially delapidated farmhouse, overgrown fields and debris everywhere. Now it is a beautiful ...