Travel Blogs from Pornic
... of the hard liquor. A win-win situation for all concerned as it saved me lugging the heavy bottles back on the train and our friends got the merchandise at a much lower price of €17.00.
We still had our day out to Nantes, which sits in the Loire Atlantique region of France and has not officially been in modern day Brittany since 1969. The city is dominated by a grand château, of which parts date from the 15th ...
For the first time since owning the house in France we have decided to catch the train from our local station at Questembert. The station is about 12km from Malestroit and is on the main line between Vannes (population 50,000), Redon (population 10,000) and Nantes (population 280,000) a journey of, if you catch a fast train, about one hour and twenty minutes from Vannes to Nantes. It is fair to say that SNCF have a fairly erratic timetable, ...
... the sights are simply unbelievable. It is an amazing feeling to visit a place that you have only seen on postcards and the television. It is hard to believe that right now I am only one month into this amazing adventure. I am very excited to see the places that I will visit and the people that I will meet and get to know over the next ten months. I believe that everything that is happening now an that led up to this was all part of God's plan before I even thought of it. - Ben ...
A chilly night tested our new sleeping bags. After a chilly breakfast we have enjoyed 46 miles by the sea I through very varied landscape - marshes (marias) with loads of oyster beds and shrimping nets suspended from raised sheds by drainage ditches - then sand dunes - and long seaside beaches to St Hilaire. Eventually found open campsite and now preparing supper. Bon ...
... hoping to get an early night kids wise but Madam Bella showed her true colours tonight! Screamed and screamed every time I left her, proper little madam. Hank ended up putting her in the car twice, she fell asleep the 2nd time and finally submitted to sleep in bed. Watched ronin after Ben had gone down but was very late by then so didn't last long. Lovely day, apart from screamy bella and getting horribly sunburnt in the ...
Other places to stay in Pornic
Plage de la Source, Pornic | 4 star hotelfrom $259
12 Rue Jean Monnet, Pornic | 3 star hotelfrom $121
44 Rue du General de Gaulle, Pornic | 2 star hotelfrom $84
Rue Noels, Pornic | 3 star hotelfrom $141
Les Gentelleries , Pornic | Hotelfrom $76
13 rue des Sablons, Pornic | Hotelfrom $92