Hotel de la Plage
Travel Blogs from Arcachon
... we were staying right in my old stomping grounds in the 5th. On Saturday afternoon, after our trek through and up Notre Dame, we explored Ile de la Cite, from the stunning stained glass of La Chappelle up to the very tip of the island, where Parisians picnic on the edge of the river, enjoying the best view of the city, down past the Pont des Arts and the Louvre to the Tour Eiffel, just visible around the bend. Emma and Livvy jumped over the ...
... we were all sort of worn out, Emma suggested we do something I'd not done before: go down to the medieval foundations of the Louvre, where you get a real sense of the old castle under the more modern Palais. The Louvre, in what I think of as a classically Parisian move, has chosen to display contemporary art on the old medieval walls - including a "Love Difference" display of neon lights that the girls love. I love how playful the French are with their ...
... of Notre Dame. The city was spread out before us, sparkling blue and green and silver on a bright August afternoon. It was even more beautiful than I remember. the Striplings let out a collective gasp. Because the thing about Paris is that, unlike almost every other city, it is exactly what you think it is. When you come out in the center, it's nothing but monuments and palaces as far as the eye can ...
... very pleasant without mud underfoot.
Although the Atlantic is a cold ocean, in the bay the water in summer is very warm, so I swam most days and even Christine did once- the air temperature needs to be at least 30c for madam to swim in the sea!
The apartment is about a 20 minute walk into busy Arcachon town along ...
Start mileage 66702 After listening to Hayley's story of seeing a wild beast in the night which turned out to be just a big pussy cat owned by one of the campers we had breakfast in La Flotte then said our goodbyes to the campers around us and the camp site Madame and set on our next journey to see Lyn and Lawrence in La Dorat. It took about 4 hours to get to La Dorat, Tom Tom did us proud and got us right to the door of ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking