Hotel Mascotte Les Sittelles
Travel Blogs from Montfort Le Gesnois
... beach. Then onto the 16.30 ferry and into our little cabin with ecstatic excitement at the promise of Peppa Pig (the car charger on the DVD player didn't work so the girls had - brilliantly - managed a day and a half's drive with only toys and fighting each other as entertainment). The ferry had a great atmosphere. J went to sleep (is there a pattern emerging here dear reader?) but the ...
... Henrike, Erica and Ana, were there to tend to our every need. We walked over to the Château de Cheverny for a short tour, and then came back to the picnic area for an outdoor lunch. After we were finished, we received some basic bicycling safety instructions, helmet, roadmap and turn-by-turn directions, and we were off for our "warmup" ride of 20km (12.5 miles) with the whole family. Our first spin amid peaceful woodland and picturesque villages gave us ...
... destination was a smaller palace called the Chateau de Clois Luce, known more for the fact that Leonardo de Vinci lived here towards the last few years of his life. We saw the grounds from the outside but didn’t go in as it didn’t look as exciting and the entrance fee was rather dear. All chateaux have entrance fees, which can become quite a pricey expedition if you are planning on visiting more than 2 or 3.
So we ...
... fully complete.
We spent an afternoon in Le Mans and caught the train early in the morning to Tours. We connected to Lyon and from there to Bellegarde and on to Geneva and Lausanne. Darren missed the SNCF train announcement tune so much when he was in NZ that on his return to France, and upon hearing it a few times, he subconsiously whistled it a few times even after we got to Switzerland.
... a good idea.
Sally thought that this was a really good place to stay as she was rather taken with the motorcyclists swaggering around in leathers who had been racing at Le Mans during the day and were off to compete in a night ride finishing at three in the morning.
Off to bed and away to Nantes tomorrow, I'm dusting off my diplomats hat as things could get interesting tomorrow with no sat nav and a 2001 small scale atlas of Europe!!!!
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center