Travel Blogs from Pornic
... around the village and check the sights. We meet for lunch at 1215 to sample the local speciality, crepes or gallettes if you're having the savoury versioon, which we did. We left Reddon about 1330 and set off for our destination tonight, La Roche Bernard. This afternoons ride is a bit harder as there are rolling hills for the last 20kms and the day has warmed up. We arrive at a gorgeous little hotel at about 4pm, ...
... to see such diverse uses of this beautiful countryside all in a short drive.
I was in this town on way South in May so I knew choices were limited for sustenance but Sundays are even worse. Two bars open and both were going to be closed at 18:00 after paying €10.60 for a large and a small beer....sacre bleu!
The parks by the river were thronged on this glorious Sunday afternoon, family picnics, cyclists and fishermen on the banks ...
Saturday 20th June 2015
The alarm was set for 08:00 knowing we may sleep in following last nights excesses - we had booked and paid for the breakfast at Hotel Jeanne D'Arc so we were never going to miss that!!
We felt remarkably well for saying and both agreed that should be a one off!!! Too much time lost.
We set off about 11:00 expecting about 4 hours riding - roads great again - remember yesterday I said how good and ...
... by train to London.
It is a fascinating town, which today hosts an Airbus factory right at the airport, where fuselages are built, then transferred to Toulouse in "the Beluga" for final assembly. The French Navy has a base, and large sections of the river are restricted airspace.
... face. The next morning we were up early so we could take the bike trail into the city to see all the city sites. There is a trail you follow and it is a green line that takes you all over the place and we laughed at how the guy who painted it must have had some fun. It goes through rubbish bins and up onto rocks and up stairs, (tricky with our bikes). On the tour there is the cathedral, of course but also ...
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