Travel Blogs from Mellac
... around F5-6 straight on the nose. After a short passage we anchored and stuck the weather out. We've been fortunate all along so one or two days of bad weather is not worth complaining about.
The following day we went up the river d'Auray picked up a mooring and then proceeded by dinghy to Auray. Such a lovely little town. Being a Sunday there was nothing open except restaurants but that didn't matter.
After Elven we were in need of sustenance. Vannes was our destination, not far down the motorway, on the Gulf of Morbihan. It was easy getting into the centre of the city and found a parking spot (free between 12 and 2 being lunchtime when shops shut) and walked back through narrow cobbled streets - the norm really - and quickly chose a busy cafe with seats outside under the shade. It was clear and getting hotter as the day went on. ...
... when checking everything was okay, it felt like you were in the middle of stellar constellation amongst all the anchor lights.
The internet signal on this side of the island was non-existent, and there was much we wanted to do - so we took off in search of a signal and decided in the end to head for Le Trinite-sur-mer.
Had a reasonably good sail across and picked up a mooring in the marina.
The next day (Friday) we took our bikes and went for ...
Carnac is a small village in Brittany, home to over 3000 megalithic stones. They're not big like Stnehenge, actually about waist height. They date back to a time between 5000 and 3500 BC and covers around five or six areas throughout the village. At least a couple of the sites are called alignments because for some unknown reason, the stones are laid out in perfect straight lines. Who knows the reason for this? We certainly ...
... Luckily Gen stayed up quite and noticed we were dragging and heading towards rocks. So in the middle of the night we re-anchored.
the next day we just chilled and completed some chores. Gen put up the be-mini which offered a little bit of shade from the sun.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed