Travel Blogs from Pornic
... an open camp site appeared and we have managed to pitch dry tents before the rain started again! We are in the tent and just going to emerge for pre dinner drinks and nibbles. See the photos for today's highlights. A de main et Bon soir. PS we are now sitting under a sun parasol with our drinks. PPS note the photo of Pat with his shower cap emerging from the Loire after communing with his ...
... boulders and rocks in varying shapes and sizes as if they had been flung there by some giant hand and apparently they date back to prehistoric times.
Fishing and pleasure boats line up along the small port, and along the quay are small shops and cafés full of people enjoying the splendid warm sunny day. We attended the tiny market with 4 stalls of vegetables,some fish and baked goods where we ...
... afternoon. All went well until a loud crack on P&Ps tandem signalled a broken spoke and buckled wheel. Fortunately we were near Pornic which has a Decathlon. After their bike mechanic took off gears, replaced spoke, tried the wheel we were underway again. We have camped on the outskirts of Pornic and done 45 miles - not all in the right direction!! PS. Frances was practising her salsa whilst others were in Decathlon - rock on Frances. Roll on domain. Bon ...
Cloudy start, but the forecast was good. After yesterday, dry was OK. But it warmed up and the sun came out. And we wore clothes - not t-shirt and shorts. The French are already in winter clothing - coats, scarves and boots.
The tram system is fabulous. We got off at the stop for the viewing tower and found it, and found that it was shut on Mondays! Never ...
... up to 4 people. Hey Boris! How about making London travel so cheap and simple? Got to our pitch and put up the satellite - it whizzed round for ages. Obviously the trees were preventing it getting a signal. Moved 4 pitches down - perfect. Went back to reception and changed the details - receptionist not quite so pleasant. C'est la vie. A nice campsite. And so easy to get to ...
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