Hotel Le Vieux Manoir
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Le Vieux Manoir Dinard
Lovely hotel, charming town, great service, rooms larger than most
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... most impressive; such a weight of stone atop a small mountain in an estuary.
There was a cruel machine in the shape of a winch which pulled a sled up the slopes to the abbey. The winch power was supplied by a wheel , much the same as the wheel we see mice running inside, only 3 or 4 metres in diameter. Perhaps after confession the monks got to work/walk inside the wheel in lieu of 3 Hail Marys.
The French Government is restoring the estuary with man ...
... ways a satnav can take you so I re-jigged it for 'shortest route'.
For once Garmin did itself proud, the roads were dry now it although it was cloudy, and we had some brilliant biking roads.
The only down side to picking 'shortest' is Garmin route planners will take you through some f**ker's front room if they could get away with it. So there was the occasional farm track and log pile but overall ...
... head in gear, we've got to be off the boat in 15 minutes."
Last thing we wanted was to be last off the boat and get turned over by French customs.
Two of the world's quickest showers later we're down on Deck 6, we're not last, thank f**k.
We pick a pretty French customs girl, Wilbur flashes a smile, passports shown and we're away.
It was grey and miserable, they'd obviously had some overnight rain and the roads were wet but strangely enough it was still quite ...
... cowardly and you'd probably be right! We continued on to where we are now. More narrow roads but we arrived safe and sound. This is simply parking spaces at the side of the road with two linear spaces suitable for motorhomes but we have a lovely view across the bay to Mont St Michel. There is a viewing point and a walk alongside the edge of the bay. I wasn't sure if the tide was coming in or going out so we didn't want to go too far, we know things can ...
... never ending maze. Every stairwell or passageway brought you into a whole different room. I saw a giant 'hamster wheel, type contraption that was used to bring up goods up to the upper level.
The walk back down to ground level was gradual, unlike the walk up into St Michel, that was a nice cardio workout of many stairs.
On the way to St Malo, David became a CIA agent using the 'whisper' ear piece he had gotten from the Versailles tour we took earlier this week ...