Le Relais Des Chartreuses
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Had a good trip yesterday, the majority of it was on the A75 which is dual carriageway, unfortunately using local roads would have taken far too long. The road was fairly quiet but as the altitude increased so did the thickness of fog which we were in for about 30 miles then we were back in brilliant sunshine. Looking out of the van window now the sunshine is about to continue today.
The site is really rustic, there are few marked out ...
... to be a very popular place for wind surfers and paddle boarding as the coast is almost like a lagoon here and you would think it very sheltered and safe, but it must get windy. We decide to have a stroll into near by Leucate about 850m and it is fairly straight forward really, with a few small shops cafes/restaurants and a bread shop for the morning, so we are all set. Time to walk back for a cup of tea and put away hats and scarves and to get out shirts and ...
... a precarious pathway hacked out of the mountain side, impressive drops too. Cold at night, zero centigrade but a clear day on the 15th for a walk around the passerelles (bridges and galleries) along the cliff sides and over the torrent) up by the side of the Caranca river and back high on the opposite valley side. A difficult decent through the oak forest as the wild boars had wrecked the pathway and surrounds as they hunted for acorns! ...
... the town including a nice family run restaurant for a late lunch. This featured a fabulous tomato and mozzarella salad, gazpacho and traditional Catalan sausage - a perfect introduction to Cadaques.
At 4 pm we went to see the Dali residence at nearby Portlligat, a remote fishing cove. This is a heavily controlled activity where one waits 40 minutes after picking up pre booked tickets, then gets conducted into some ...
... he didn't speak English but could tell by our smiles and gestures that we were impressed! Morning of the 28th we Skyped Sharpies daughter Peita for her 40th birthday and got ready to drive to Nice 580 klms away and drop the Europcar back!! Monica our hostess told us we MUSTvisit the lighthouse in the Parc Natural just 10 mins away - ha ha - 2 hours later after seeing some awesome rock formations, rugged coastline and ocean views. The amount of ...