Travel Blogs from Noirmoutier en l'Ile
John back on blog duties today, we set off for an easy 15 miles journey accross the Loire estuary to noirmoutier, in little wind so motoring.
A few navigating issues, channels to follow plenty of rocks and shallow water. Plus loads of ships travelling up the Loire to Saint Nazaire.
So easy day nice evening in a ...
... our intended anchorage wouldn't be at all sheltered from the northerly winds overnight, so once again we headed into a marina and grumbled about the cost.
On the bright side, no more were seven layers of clothing required! Jeans and a hoodie were the order of the day, and this was about to improve still ...
This entry's been a while in coming, I know - nowhere seems to have good free wifi at the moment so I've been putting off updating this for a while.
We came back through the lock at Arzal on the 12th, which was a bit of a nightmare but we made it through, which is the main thing, then got up depressingly early the next morning to head south to l'Herbaudière, a small village where ...
... paid only $150! Phew!!!
LH redeemed itself with a pleasant flight crew, free wine, lots of current movies and decent food!
Arrived at our airport hotel where Werner assembled bikes with assistance of his sous-mechanic.
Aside from being locked in the stairwell with our faithful steeds and temporarily misplacing our train tickets our departure south by train to Challans, in the Vendee Department of ...
... were now cycling into a very strong headwind – pedalling like mad and getting nowhere. We called in at Camping du Midi at Plage du Midi to have a look at the competition.
We were quite surprised to find that this was also an “Original” campsite as is ours and they even had the same kind of tents and tipis as our campsite. It was bigger than our campsite and ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Turquoise Noirmoutier en l'Ile
Other places to stay in Noirmoutier en l'Ile
15 Allee du Marechal Foch, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | 3 star hotelfrom $113
11 rue des Douves, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | Hotelfrom $112
Rue des Saulniers, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | Hotelfrom $150
32 avenue Joseph Pineau, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | 2 star hotelfrom $87
8 allee du Tambourin, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | Hotelfrom $149
87a route de l'Herbaudiere, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | 2 star hotelfrom $103
38 avenue de la victoire, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | Hotelfrom $98
4 Route de la Noure, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Place du Chateau, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | Hotelfrom $151
57, rue de la pointe, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | Hotelfrom $250
9, allee de Chaillot, Noirmoutier en l'Ile | 3 star hotelfrom $116