Hotel le Manoir Saint Michel
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... above the drawbridge, and descended to the gift shop just in time. Jonathan bought more books, I bought a macaron! Such are our tastes!
It was straight home to Dinan then, well almost. We needed bread for dinner and deviated from the GPS lady's route to get it in the old town, and then she tried to send us driving down the Rue de Petit Fort to get home. Jonathan was having none of this - through a narrow arch ...
As we headed north the sun came out, and it was very pleasant as we stopped in Matignon for lunch. A car boot sale was underway in the covered market and we did a lap - nothing inspiring, though Jonathan did find another corkscrew for his growing collection. From a Dutch couple who have a summer residence in Brittany, and bring some old stuff to sell while they are here!
Across from the market was a creperie, seeming to ...
... next destination, getting lunch on the he way (we don't want to miss the magic lunch window and starve all afternoon, and not sure what will be open, given its Sunday). Doing a lap of town after leaving the car park we realise that church is over and all those cars down those narrow lanes are beginning to reverse out, as there is no other way to exit! Jonathan quickly ducks around a corner and we escape.
And that was Moncontour.
... hour, then back down to earth and down to base camp.
I took a few photos and found Darius a tin of caramels, as requested.
Later in the evening Jonathan dashed over the bridge to the patisserie for a baguette to go with the remainder of our chicken and salad for dinner, and a slice if flan for afters. It has rained steadily all evening.
... began to sprinkle with rain. The service was very quick... Jonathan had a crepe Forestiere: mushrooms, ham and cream sauce, while I had Argenoise: crepe with pork and prunes, and a salad of lettuce with mustard dressing. Both yum. We had dessert crepes too of course: Grand Marnier ice cream, confit orange and almonds for Jonathan, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center