La Voile d'Or
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... complet. C'est particulièrement remarquable quand on considère le fait que la ville fut détruite à 80% lors de la seconde guerre mondiale. Cependant, les murs d'enceintes à la fin de la guerre étaient en relativement bonne condition. Le maire à donc relevé le défi de reconstruire la ville à l'identique. Chose faite.
Durant la période estivale il y a énormément de touristes et les rues ...
... rows of marble crosses and Star of Davids. We started our visit in the visitors center. It is very well done. There are films with a few personal stories as well as display about the history of that fateful day. A truly humbling and moving place. After a bite for lunch we let "Garmie" direct us to Dinan where we were set to arrive at 5 pm. We viewed Mont St. Michel in the distance as we crossed from Normandy into ...
We came to Saint Malo to firstly see the walled city and also to get the ferry to Jersey as Bruce wanted a bit of British culture, mainly:- fish and chips.
We walked the wall, took lots of pictures, had a beer and listened to the street entertainers of which there was many.
The walled city is very picturesque, with lots of street cafes, restaurants and bars.
A nice place to visit but unless you are into ...
We set the sat-nav to avoid major roads and took a leisurely drive through rural Brittany and at one point we found ourselves on the Tour de France route which had passed through just a few days earlier. After a very enjoyable drive we arrived at Saint-Malo, a very nice surprise indeed. Le Grand Hotel des Thermes was very grand and ...
... trying to get out of it, it was very busy and crowded with sunday market goers, cars everywhere, so finally followed the toute directions and made it to the perifique and then missed the turnoff to le Mont Saint Michel, so had to back track and then made it to the A84 and made it to le Mont Saint Michel, however the road is closed off and you have to park and bus to the 2nd most visited tourist attraction in France, we were amazed to see ...
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed