Travel Blogs from Auray
... 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 ...
... as it was too much bother carrying both that and the camera by the end of the day, I'll upload some once I'm home) we headed back into town to find a patisserie to get the obligatory baguette for dinner and cake for dessert (tarte tatin for me and a chocolate caramel tart for Jonathan) and started the long, long drive home. Without any wrong turns, and home just before 8pm!
It's so light it gets very late before you ...
... one of the many gates through the great stone wall into the old city centre.
The path we had walked on arrival was shut behind gates that wouldn't open until 8am, so I turned back down the hill and came out at the far side of the viaduct - far too high for me to walk across, but I could see a little path going up the grassy bank under the wall behind me and followed that to come out on top of the ramparts further along. There was nobody about but ...
... were shutting but still managed to buy some seafood before the fish market closed. In the afternoon we went wandering around the town which was just lovely. There remains parts of the old town wall and ramparts, loads of half timbered houses etc. Just lovely.
... 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.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed