Ibis Laval Le Relais d'Armor
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... we were the first ones to occupy. Very spacious - 2 large rooms, one full bathroom and a separate toilet and hand basin. Despite the spaciousness, don't think we would return because the area is a little seedy. No internet at the hotel so we were told to go next door to the Ibis. Whilst communicating with our cycling friends in Lyon Joy and Pete, with ...
... to being every few kilometres! The drivers are either of Le Snail or Le Speedo varieties with no inbetween! As the roads were made hundreds and hundreds of years ago they are very narrow in parts and in some of the villages it is almost impossible for more than one car at a time! They will just stop and have a chat to their friends in front of you and block the traffic! C'est La Vie as they say! It was great and we will return ...
... direction to follow!
Vannes is 13th century and has medieval ramparts and watchtowers and gates and there are beautiful halftimbered houses and buildings behind the townwalls. As we were only there for one day we took a mini bus trip which took us all around the old city and outside the walls! Afterwards we visited the Cathedral and visited one of the many delightful cafes eating patisseries! There is a lovely port area and the town has a great atmosphere also not ...
Fougeres has a magnificent castle built on the side of the hill sloping down to the river. The builders had used the river to fill the moat and drive four water wheels that remain in use (I guess having been replaced a few times).
The Castle was built as an impregnable defense, but ...
... they would all be here.
The morning is pretty and we take a walk with Olivier down to the Mayenne, through fields high with wheat and barley. The river is smooth and full of old locks and mills. Men are out fishing already. Olivier is quite a guide, showing us tricks he used to do with plants and flowers as a kid and introducing the various building he passes and their occupants. Both him and Florence are from Laval, 30 km away down the Mayenne and continue to work ...