Le Manoir du Rodoir
Travel Blogs from La Roche-Bernard
The story devlops at a pace. A canal barge has been changed to a First Class 8 once more. Left Bernard at 10ish and trundled down Arzal ready to go through a monster sea lock for our journey to Pornichet. Weather not bad but rather windier than expected -Ian doesn't do ...
... Elven Towers" sounded lovely, so we agreed to stop there on the way, to make a full day of it.
And off we set, a long drive with the usual muddles despite Amalie (GPS) and a map. There was roadworks resulting in a deviation miles off course into the corn and wheat fields. But we duly arrived at Elven at 10.30am, opening time. The fortress was down a drive through dense green forest, and we went through the big gate where a man took our money, ...
... were shutting but still managed to buy some seafood before the fish market closed. In the afternoon we went wandering around the town which was just lovely. There remains parts of the old town wall and ramparts, loads of half timbered houses etc. Just lovely.
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It is cold and wet today ...
We left le Trinite and headed for the Morbihan Gulf. We got there a little too early and had some tide against us at the entry but nothing too worrisome.
We spent sometime looking for a suitable anchorage - so many places are taken up by local moorings but we found something eventually.
We liked this particular anchorage so much we stayed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed