Travel Blogs from Cherbourg
... we arrived it was very busy and noisy, but after 3 or 4 coaches left it was peaceful again. There was a big display of photo's with eyewitnesses giving an account of what it was like to be there. These accounts had been gathered over a period of 20 years and included some from German soldiers and French civilians.
... in the evening or early next day. Also the fee did not include anything else - water etc were extra. We didn't fancy paying 7.50e just to park, if we decided not to stay - so we disobeyed the notice - and moved
We turned right and drove along by the seawall and found masses of FREE parking, alongside picnic tables and a large ...
... to the ingenuity of Winston Churchill. He realized that if the troops wanted to land, they would have to bring harbors with them.
... shore started to move past the window – we were finally leaving but 5 hours late which will put us in Zeebrugge about 10:00 a.m. Guess capitano had the pedal to the metal as we sped through the water at about 21.5 knots/hour last night to make up the time.
It was a good night all around – I even left the casino up $400.00 with a very positive “set” in three card ...
... coast for about 5kms before hitting the coast road. Saw some magnificent coastline and stopped for photos at a few choice spots.
Places visited included, Greville, Beaumont - Hague and Vauville
All up, 52kms and back in time for the TdF
Out for dinner in Cherbourg town at the Cafe de Paris with Rosa, Norbert and Chris.