Travel Blogs from Capbreton
... phone woes have continued and I have now spent about E100 on this stinking Orange sim with data package and text which seems to run out in about 20 minutes. For the record my French number is +33 643 841 310 although I am thinking I will go back to using my Aus number and take the roaming pain. Viber is by far the best option and if anyone wants to contact us.
The major trip of the last few days was an outing to St Jean de Luz which is another ...
After a 6am start to go to Golf, then a swim, lunch then on the bikes to Biarritz via the cycle lanes. Being August and Holidays the roads were crazy, it so brilliant to be on the path. We stopped here and there to take in the views etc. The beaches were packed. Cycling was quicker than by car but one had to keep your wits about you ...
When asked to have a round of golf the answer was PourQuoi Pas!
Having not played for at least 6 years, it was time to see whether I would enjoy.
Sharing clubs, Blue Sneakers! Vincent the Early had us booked at 8.00am. The day started with heaps of ribbing, and taking the mickey before we had even reached the first tee.
I hit the ball quite ...
... castle can be seen. There are bathers, boats, paddle boarders and trawlers to keep us interested until we eventually arrive at the castle. Sadly it was little more than a ruin and closed to the public but we walked along the harbour wall to complete our walk before retracing our steps . We must have walked about six or seven miles but it was very relaxing and as we wove our way around some of the back streets back through Ciboure, we were already planning where to walk ...
We packed up our tent in the rain, so headed off quickly heading further down the West of France. We planned to stop earlier than we did but when we reached the campsite it was still pouring of rain so we kept driving! It was a long drive in the end, about 6 hours in total and even then it was still raining when we arrived in a small place called Socoa.
On the way we passed Europe's biggest sand dune, it was quite surreal ...
Other places to stay in Capbreton
Chemin des Alouettes, Capbreton | 3 star hotelfrom $200
85, Avenue du Marechal, Capbreton | 3 star hotelfrom $158
66 av. du Marechal Delattre De Tassigny, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $96
29 avenue Georges Pompidou , Capbreton | Hotelfrom $78
Rue De Madrid, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $105
Avenue Georges Pompidou, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $57
31 Avenue Du Marechal Leclerc, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $56
85 avenue Georges Pompidou, Capbreton | Hotelfrom $97