Travel Blogs from Capbreton
... but is now a collection of shops and cafes. Gambling on the chance that one would be able to get good coffee there we stop at Café Hegoa and enjoy a welcome cuppa. Walking on we found a pleasant place on some rocks to while away some time and enjoy the sun. It was with some regret that we left to catch the train, without incidence this time, back to St Jean.
Once we had dined and packed we couldn't resist a final tour of the harbour by night. St Jean is a very pleasant place to ...
... of France We continued chatting for a few minutes . He said how much he liked Bradford (No despite first impressions he wasn’t derranged). Also that he had spent some time there . I said that we liked France ,which is why we were spending time here . His wife said not a word but conspicuously ignored us. I got the feeling that perhaps he jumped on unsuspecting English speakers with some frequency. We had a chuckle about the rain exchanging banter about how we ...
... Took a walk then to the other side, stunning views.
The evening was spent eating steak and drinking red wine and finished off at the casino. Unfortunately I lost my 100 euro's as well as 50 euros of Marks winnings. Oh well, I'll put it down as practice for the real thing in Vegas next month.
Next stop Calais.
On our way to Biarritz we stopped for a night in Bordeaux to break the trip up. There was no time for more wine tasting but we managed to explore the little city which was very pretty. The wine regions around Bordeaux seem smaller and more privately owned with not as much history as Burgundy so I was glad we chose Burgundy instead. Driving into Biarritz we passed through the small surf town of Hossegor so Tom could check the surf. There was a small wave but it was quite windy and chilly. ...
PICOS de EUROPA
The area known as the Picos de Europa is the final area for us to explore on our epic journey through Spain. These are jagged fissured mountains in the north of Spain with awesome gorges, alpine meadows and spectacular high level lakes. Take care, warns our host from a previous week, the weather is very unpredictable. We discover that this is no exaggeration as we walk around one of the lakes. ...
Other places to stay in Capbreton
Chemin des Alouettes, Capbreton | 3 star hotelfrom $227
85, Avenue du Marechal, Capbreton | 3 star hotelfrom $132
66 av. du Marechal Delattre De Tassigny, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $79
29 avenue Georges Pompidou , Capbreton | Hotelfrom $78
Rue De Madrid, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $63
Avenue Georges Pompidou, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $57
31 Avenue Du Marechal Leclerc, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $64
85 avenue Georges Pompidou, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $92