Travel Blogs from Saint-Pierre-Quiberon
... World Cup quarter finals and France was playing - that explained the large screen and speakers that had been assembled that afternoon not far from us.
We went back to the boat to soak up the atmosphere. We were in the shade of our cockpit when it started to drizzle. Germany had scored and early goal, much to dampen the atmosphere. Then before half time the big screen stopped working and everyone either headed ...
... I write this it's 10 pm and the light finally fading, the sun finally set. The patrons at the restaurants over the river again are chatting and laughing and cutlery and crockery clinking. Last night a lady wandered about playing a violin, tonight there is recorded music from one of the restaurants. But the crowds are thinning, they are packing up and will soon go home to bed.
As Jonathan has just done and as now will I!
... Elven Towers" sounded lovely, so we agreed to stop there on the way, to make a full day of it.
And off we set, a long drive with the usual muddles despite Amalie (GPS) and a map. There was roadworks resulting in a deviation miles off course into the corn and wheat fields. But we duly arrived at Elven at 10.30am, opening time. The fortress was down a drive through dense green forest, and we went through the big gate where a man took our money, ...
Having enjoyed a few days chilling at anchor it was time to go explore a major town. We left the anchorage and headed for Vannes where we wanted to go through the HW swinging bridge. The passage through the islands is idyllic.
We got there just as the ...
... and walk to the village Sarzeau but it was a little too windy for the dinghy ride to the slip so we stayed onboard and Gen continued with his sewing - this time a mozzie / fly net protector for the hatch.
Mid morning the following day we moved on and anchored off the Ile d'Arz. Went a shore and were pleasantly surprised by the village.
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37 rue du General de Gaulle, Saint-Pierre-Quiberon | 2 star hotelfrom $79
8 Avenue Surcouf, Saint-Pierre-Quiberon | 3 star hotelfrom $116