TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Myriam Sainte-Anne-d'Auray
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I've really enjoyed watching French television during my trip, especially the channel Arte. Today, a program on one of my earliest passions, paleoanthropology, featuring none other than Richard Leakey. My Mom was kind enough to drive me to hear him lecture in Buffalo, NY when I was ...
... about 8 miles away). We caught the bus for the bargain price of 3 euro each return and had a great day wandering through all the old streets and around the harbour area checking out all the yatchs and dodging the downpours.
Spent the evening catching up with all the family on facetime which was so lovely then an early night as we are on the road again tomorrow......
Total miles so far......412.
... t open until 2-00. So we sat in the small village square and had lunch in paradise. Amazing food under the late autumn sun which still retained some midday heat.
The wait for entry proved worthwhile. The Castle and Grounds were immaculately presented and whilst the Castle remains privately owned we were taken on a tour of the ground floor. Its layout very similar to ...
... over 300 tonnes parachuted in by the British - until they stumbled upon them almost by accident. To commemorate the ensuing battle on 18th June 1944, in which 560 German soldiers and 42 French Resistance fighters were killed, a memorial column dating back to 1947, when General de Gaulle laid the foundation stone, has also been erected close to the museum
The museum has six rooms to view and is ...
Back at hotel base we looked for a place for dinner in the area, nut it was Sunday, and mostly anything other than a bar was closed. We had to settle for a warmed slice of quiche and a beer at a bar in Pont Aven. No plate or cutlery, just the quiche on a piece of aluminum foil!
So if you are planning to travel to small towns in France (and perhaps Europe) most restaurants will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
all the best