Le Mas des Ecureuils Hotel
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Another lazy start. Checked out around 10, and navigated on to the motorway and off past Cannes to Aix, feeding about €20 into the toll gates as we went. Arrived around lunchtime. Parking was impossible on the roads - incredibly narrow. In frustration we parked up the hill about a kilometre out of town and walked in. Nice old …
... around the corner from where we are staying called Church of Saint-Jean De Malte this was built in the 12 Century. Such amazing architecture, I love walking through them thinking back to the book 'Pillars of the Earth' by Ken Follett. Today was a stinker! It got up to 30 degrees. Needless to say we have spent most of the afternoon inside. After spending the morning walking around the town by 2pm it is just too hot to be outside. It ...
... and pick some stuff up, along with some tomatoes and fruit we are set. We have had some awesome ham and salami (you get to watch them cut it off the bone) and yesterday we had a selection of two cheeses - Brie and a local truffle cheese. Both were amazing. Very smelly, but amazing. The thing that makes our picnics special though is our travel picnic set. It is about the size of an A4 folder, but a bit thicker and inside is a cutting board, a ...
Today started much like yesterday - beautiful blue sky and a perfect 27 degrees. Mr S popped out to get us petit dejeuner (breakfast) - some fruit from across the road and a croissant for himself. I decided to stay away from the coffee today but I think he clocked 4 !! Nice and simple to start the day.
We decided to visit the tourist office before going too far just to make sure we ...
We have our new friend Marijke and fortune to thank as we find ourselves ensconced in the little seaside village of La Ciotat. When planning this part of our journey we knew we wanted to spend some time in the South of France but weren't sure where. Marijke suggested the little town of Cassis which is just 30 mins from Marseille. A split second after booking a hotel room I realised I had booked into somewhere in La Ciotat - just 15 ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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